For many of us, the dream of being a billionaire is just that – a dream. But imagine having so much wealth you can afford to purchase a piece of land larger than the whole of Ireland. For Australia’s richest woman – Gina Rinehart – this is very much a reality as she is on the cusp of buying Australia’s Kidman estate.
Gina Rinehart: In Profile
To give you a little background on Ms Rinehart, she was born in Perth in 1954 into the Hancock family – the owners of a established mining company ‘Hancock Prospecting’.