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Blair Parry-Okeden Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Blair Parry-Okeden
Place Of Birth
Honolulu, USA
71 years old
Birth Date
November 7 1952

Blair Parry-Okeden Facts

Child Star?
Philanthropist, Author
Education & Qualifications
La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls
Net Worth
Andrew Parry-Okeden, Henry Parry-Okeden
Stanley C Kennedy, Barbara Cox Anthony
James C. Kennedy

About Blair Parry-Okeden

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. 

Blair Parry-Okeden's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Blair Parry-Okeden’s net worth?

Her net worth as of 2021 was estimated to be around $7.9 billion.

How much does Blair Parry-Okeden earn per year?

Her exact yearly earnings are unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Blair Parry-Okeden?

Her exact height remains unknown.

How old is Blair Parry-Okeden?

Blair Parry-Okeden is 72 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

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.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Blair Parry-Okeden dating?

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.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

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, 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.

Charity Work

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.

What awards has Blair Parry-Okeden won?

The richest woman in Australia is not known to have won any awards.

Blair Parry-Okeden’s Hobbies And Interests

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.

Other Interesting Blair Parry-Okeden Facts And Trivia

  • Blair Parry-Okeden has never given an interview to the press.
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