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# 495 Blair Parry-Okeden 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 7/12/2024

# 495 Blair Parry-Okeden 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 7/12/2024
OccupationPartial Owner, Cox Enterprises
Source of WealthMedia, Automotive
ResidenceNew South Wales, Australia
Marital StatusDivorced
EducationDiploma, High School; BS, University of Denver
Age-Adjusted Net Worth$2.31B
Blair Parry-Okeden
Blair Parry-Okeden
United States
Net worth: $5.95B

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Wealth History

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Early Life and Education

Blair Parry-Okeden was born in 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She attended La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls, founded by her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony.
Parry-Okeden pursued studies to become a teacher.
Her family background includes her grandfather, James M. Cox, who founded Cox Enterprises in 1898.
She inherited a 25% stake in Cox Enterprises following her mother's death in 2007.

Family and Personal Life

Blair Parry-Okeden has two sons, Andrew and Henry, from her marriage to Simon Parry-Okeden, from whom she is divorced.
She relocated from the US to Australia in the 1970s and currently resides there.
Her brother, James C. Kennedy, serves as the chairman of Cox Enterprises.
She does not hold an active role within Cox Enterprises.

Published Works

Blair Parry-Okeden authored 'Down by the Gate' in 1989.

How long would it take you to become as rich as Blair Parry-Okeden?

If you started with $10,000 and invested an additional $500 each month at a 44.15% CAGR, it would take you 5 years to reach Blair Parry-Okeden's net worth of $5.95B.

Is this realistic? It depends how closely the VIX-TA-Macro Advanced model performs to its history in the future. Since Grizzly Bulls launched on January 1, 2022, it's returned 51.86% compared to 19.03% for the S&P 500 benchmark.

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Blair Parry-Okeden is very wealthy, but what's stopping you from reaching that same level of success? As summarized in our five fundamental rules to wealth building, becoming wealthy in a modern capitalist economy is not complicated. There's actually only three variables:

  1. Your starting capital
  2. Your earnings after expenses
  3. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of your savings

Most people start with zero or very little, so if you weren't born into wealth, don't fret! The majority of the fortunate folks listed in our Grizzly Bulls’ Billionaires Index came from middle class or lower backgrounds. The most distinguishing characteristic of the group is their ability to consistently earn a high CAGR on their savings.

Every billionaire has a unique strategy to achieve high CAGR. For Blair Parry-Okeden, Media and Automotive are the primary sources. Whether you choose to invest your savings in your own businesses or the businesses of others is not as important. The salient piece of the puzzle is ensuring that your hard-earned savings are generating sufficient CAGR to reach your long term goals.

Most people simply invest their money in index funds and call it a day. There's nothing wrong with this approach, but it guarantees relative mediocrity. To achieve greatness, you need to invest your money to earn higher than average returns. In the long run, better investors will always finish ahead of better earners.

Source: Grizzly Bulls reporting

Methodology: Grizzly Bulls' Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires and richest people. Grizzly Bulls strives to provide the most accurate net worth calculations available. We pull data from public equity markets, SEC filings, public real estate records, and other reputable sources.

The index is dynamic and updates daily at the close of U.S. stock market trading based on changes in the markets, economy, and updates to Grizzly Bulls' proprietary algorithm of personal wealth calculation. Stakes in public companies are tracked daily based on the relevant closing prices of the underlying securities. Additionally, stakes in private companies, cash, real estate, and other less easily valued assets are updated periodically through careful analysis of insider transactions, comparable public company sales / EBITDA multiples, etc.

Edited by: Lee Bailey