Blair Parry-Okeden Net Worth: Blair Parry-Okeden is an Australian businesswoman who has a net worth of $8.2 billion. Blair Parry-Okeden was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1952. She is known to be the granddaughter of James M. Cox, the founder of Cox Enterprises. The company was founded in Dayton, Ohio by Parry-Okeden's grandfather, who purchased the Dayton Daily News in 1898. Cox later became the Democratic candidate for the president of the United States in the presidential election of 1920, running unsuccessfully on a ticket that included Franklin D. Roosevelt as the vice-presidential candidate. Upon her mother's death in 2007, Blair Parry-Okeden inherited 25% of the company's shares. Currently, her brother Jim Kennedy serves as the Chairman of the Board of the company which is valued at $15 billion. Cox Communications and its subsidiaries are 98% owned by the Cox heirs, which include Blair, her brother Jim and Ann Cox Chambers. The enterprise is actually comprised of Cox Media Group (TV and radio stations, newspapers), AutoTrader.com, Manheim (car auctions) and Cox Communications (cable). She is known to be inactive in the family business. She currently lives in Australia with her husband and two children. She maintains an almost anonymous profile in Australia. She is an Australian cattle rancher.
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