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Gina Rinehart

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Female
Born Feb 9, 1954

Georgina "Gina" Hope Rinehart is an Australian businesswoman in the mining industry. She is the heiress of Hancock Prospecting and the daughter of the late mining magnate Lang Hancock and Hope Margaret Nicholas. During 2011, both Forbes Asia and Business Review Weekly claimed that Rinehart was Australia's wealthiest person.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on February 9, 1954.

TEENAGE

1973 19 Years Old As a teenager Rinehart met Englishman Greg Milton, while both were working in Wittenoom. In 1973, aged 19, Rinehart married Milton and he changed his surname to Hayward. … Read More

TWENTIES

1979 25 Years Old However, the marriage did not last; Rinehart and Hayward separated in 1979 and divorced in 1981.
1983 29 Years Old In 1983 she married Frank Rinehart, a 57 year old German American corporate lawyer. … Read More

THIRTIES

1992 38 Years Old She became involved in an acrimonious legal fight with her stepmother, Rose Porteous, in 1992 over the circumstances of her father's death and control of the Hancock assets. … Read More

FORTIES

1999 45 Years Old In 1999 her proposal to name a mountain range after her family was approved. … Read More
2003 49 Years Old In 2003 after a falling out with Rinehart, her son, John Langley Hayward, changed his surname by deed poll to John Langley Hancock; their relationship remains difficult. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Rinehart's daughter, Hope Rinehart Welker, brought legal action in the NSW Supreme Court over a commercial dispute, to have Rinehart removed as sole trustee. … Read More
A subsequent application by Rinehart for a non-publication order on the grounds of fear of personal and family safety was dismissed by the NSW Supreme Court on 2 February 2012.
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