Gina Rinehart

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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1954 Birth Born on February 9, 1954.


1973 19 Years Old In 1973, at age 19, Rinehart met Englishman Greg Milton while both were working in Wittenoom. At this time Milton changed his surname to Hayward. Children John Langley and Bianca Hope were born in 1976 and 1979 respectively. The couple separated in 1979 and divorced in 1981.


1983 29 Years Old In 1983 she married corporate lawyer Frank Rinehart, in Las Vegas. … Read More


1992 38 Years Old Rinehart and her stepmother Rose Porteous were involved in an acrimonious legal fight from 1992 over Hancock's death and estate. … Read More


1999 45 Years Old In 1999, the Western Australia government approved a proposal to name a mountain range in honour of her family. … Read More
2003 49 Years Old In 2003 at age 27 Rinehart's son John changed his surname by deed poll from his birth name Hayward to his maternal grandfather's name Hancock Since 2014, Gina Rinehart's relationship with her son John has been difficult; She was not present at his wedding to Gemma Ludgate. … Read More


2010 56 Years Old In 2010 Rinehart took a 10 per cent stake in Ten Network Holdings; James Packer had acquired an 18 per cent stake in the same company shortly before. … Read More
…  Gina Rinehart was appointed to run the trust until the youngest of her four children, Ginia Rinehart, turned 25 in 2011. … Read More
…  During 2012, BRW claimed Rinehart was the world's richest woman, surpassing Wal-Mart owner Christy Walton.
2013 59 Years Old In 2013 Bianca married her partner Sasha Serebryakov; and Rinehart did not attend the wedding. … Read More


2016 62 Years Old In May 2016 she had fallen from wealthiest Australian in 2011 to fourth with A$6.06 billion, surpassed by property developer Harry Triguboff with A$10.62 billion. … Read More
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