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Blair Parry-Okeden was born in 1950 in American Hawaii and is a billionaire heiress whose net worth as of 2021 was $7.9 billion.
Though her family ran Cox Enterprises in America, Parry-Okeden is best known for her charity. She used to live in Australia, her country of ancestry.
Her net worth as of 2021 was estimated to be around $7.9 billion.
Her exact yearly earnings are unknown.
Her exact height remains unknown.
Blair Parry-Okeden is 72 years old as of 2022.
Parry-Okeden was born in 1950 in Honolulu and attended the La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls in Hawaii. That school was originally founded by her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony. After school, the reclusive Blair Parry-Okeden undertook a teacher training course.
Back in 1977, Blair Parry-Okeden married Simon Parry-Okeden and moved to Australia to live with him. His father was the director of the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales and Simon was a distinguished agriculturalist.
The couple had two children named Henry and Andrew and settled down in Scone, Australia. Later on, Simon Parry-Okeden divorced Parry-Okeden but she continued to live in Australia. Parry-Okeden’s younger son Henry is based out of Boulder, Colorado but details about Andrew are unknown.
Blair Parry-Okeden is the granddaughter of James M. Cox, who founded the company called Cox Enterprises. Her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony passed away in 2007 and Parry-Okeden inherited 25% of her shares in Cox Enterprises and her net worth soared. As per Forbes Asia, her net worth was around $9.3 billion, in March 2009. Back then, the Atlanta-based company that had investments in media and automobiles was estimated to be worth $20.1 billion.
Currently, Parry-Okeden’s brother James C. Kennedy is the company's chairman while their aunt, Anne Cox Chambers owns a majority of shares in the company. Both of them and her cousin Jim Kennedy are also on the board of directors and are active in the family business.
Georgia-based Cox Enterprises has various business interests including the Cox Media Group and Cox Communications. Its media group owns several radio stations, television channels, and newspapers and its auto division holds AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, and Manheim. James M. Cox founded the company in 1898 and though Blair Parry-Okeden plays no role in the business, inherited her mother’s share.
Blair Parry-Okeden is well known for her charity work and has donated liberally to the University of Hawaii's Centre on Ageing Strathearn Village and the Scone Grammar School in Australia. Back in 2008, Blair Parry-Okeden donated $2 million to the Center on Aging at the University of Hawaii.
The richest woman in Australia is not known to have won any awards.
Parry-Okeden is an introvert and has written a children's book called 'Down By The Gate' in 1989. It was about animals applying for jobs on some farmland in Australia.
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