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Gerry Harvey

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Net worth 2018: $1.53 Billion
Residence: Sydney, Australia
Country: Australia
BirthDay: 18 September 1939
Sigh: Libra
Children: 4
BIOGRAPHY

Gerry Harvey was bornon 18 September 1939 in Sydney, Australia, Australia. Gerry Harvey is #1404 in List Billionaires People In The World. Gerry Harvey, who lives outside of Sydney, made his fortune with the furniture and electrical-goods chain Harvey Norman. He also controls a property portfolio and owns the Magic Millions racehorse auction market. He describes his wife Katie Page, who runs Harvey Norman, as "the mastermind" of the operation. Page and Harvey's ex-wife Lynette Harvey also hold shares in the company.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.3 Billion

2011

$1.1 Billion

2013

$1 Billion

2014

$1.2 Billion

2015

$1.3 Billion

2016

$1.4 Billion

2017

$1.8 Billion

2018

$1.53 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In 2016, Harvey expressed contempt for what he saw as political uncertainty since John Howard left office, and said the only solution is "to have a dictator like in China"

2014

In 2014, the Business Review Weekly assessed Harvey's net worth at A$1

2013

55 billion; an increase of A$9 million on the 2013 BRW Rich 200 list

2011

In January 2011 Harvey was embroiled in a widely condemned campaign backed by a number of bricks and mortar Australian retailers to scrap tax rules that allow Australians to shop on overseas websites without paying GST

2008

In an interview in 2008 he described giving charity to the homeless as "a waste", and said that it was "helping a whole heap of no-hopers to survive for no good reason"

1988

He remarried to Katie Page in 1988; they have two children

1979

The chain, which was called Norman Ross, expanded to forty-two stores with annual sales of A$240 million by 1979

1961

They partnered to open their first store in Sydney in 1961

1939

Gerry Harvey (born 18 September 1939 in Springwood, New South Wales) is an Australian entrepreneur best known for being the executive chairman of Harvey Norman Holdings, a company which runs Australian retail chain Harvey Norman

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