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Stanley Perron

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Net worth 2018: $2.32 Billion
Industry: Real Estate
Residence: Perth, Australia
Country: Australia
BirthDay: 2 November 1922
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Stanley Perron was bornon 2 November 1922 in Perth, Australia, Australia. Stanley Perron is #1046 in List Billionaires People In The World. Age has not slowed Stanley Perron, who, at 95, remains actively involved in the management of his property and vehicle-distribution business. The twin keys to Perron's fortune are shopping malls and commercial property across Australia, and a rare agreement with Toyota of Japan to distribute its vehicles in Western Australia granted to him personally by Toyota's founding Toyoda family. The archetypical self-made man, Perron left school early and worked his way through a variety of businesses before settling on property and vehicles for their balance of capital value and cash flow.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1.1 Billion

2012

$1.5 Billion

2013

$2.1 Billion

2014

$1.8 Billion

2015

$1.5 Billion

2016

$1.6 Billion

2017

$1.9 Billion

2018

$2.32 Billion

TIMELINE
Stan Perron AM (born 2 November 1922) is an Australian businessman and philanthropist.Perron left school at the age of fourteen to sell hand-carved handkerchief boxes. He did not attend high school.He started his business career by running a fleet of taxis in Perth in 1944. He then built ice-skating rinks. In 1959, he invested £500 in the Pilbara with Lang Hancock and Peter Wright, entitling him to 15 per cent of any future royalties. He later received millions in royalties from iron ore and tantalite found in Brockman 2 mine close to Tom Price, Western Australia by the Rio Tinto Group. In 2012, Gina Rinehart was forced to give him tens of millions of Australian dollars as a result of a trial at the Supreme Court of Western Australia.With his brother Keith, Perron founded Perron Brothers, a trucking and earthmoving business, and they sold it to Thiess in 1961. He bought a Toyota franchise with David Golding. He later invested in real estate along the Great Eastern Highway. He owns half of the Central Park skyscraper in Perth and eight shopping centres in Australia. In May 2012, he purchased fifty per cent stakes in Perth's Centro Galleria, Centro The Glen in Melbourne and Centro Colonnades in Adelaide from the Centro Properties Group. His Perron Group is headquartered in East Perth, Western Australia. He also owns SP Investments.He is married to Jean Perron, and they have three children and seven grandchildren. He enjoys going fishing in the ocean. In 1995 Perron was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia "for service to business and commerce and to the community".In 2016, Perron's net worth was estimated to be A$2.88 billion, listed on the BRW Rich 200 and US$1.60 billion, listed on Forbes list of Australia's 50 Richest people. Perron is one of seventeen individuals listed on every BRW Rich 200 since the first list was published in 1984.In 1978, he established the Stan Perron Charitable Foundation in support of charities for sick and disabled children, and scholarships and awards for university students. He has also donated to the Association for the Blind of WA, which has renamed its Centre for Excellence as The Perron Centre.
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