Australia's second-richest man. At one point he was worth more than $6 billion from his mining and trading ventures.
He earned his MBA from the University of Southern California after which he joined the commodity trader Marc Rich & Co., eventually rising to executive level.
He was asked about his work-life balance and said he didn't believe in it because work should be everything.
He had two children with his wife. They settled in the village of Rüschlikon in Switzerland.