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Inside the private lifestyle of the heiress to billionaire casino magnate James Packer’s fortune

Inside the VERY private life of the heiress to billionaire casino magnate James Packer’s fortune – and the list of elite celebrities she calls friends

  • Niece of Crown Casino magnate James Packer has a tight inner city of A-listers 
  • The billionaire heiress chooses to stay our of the spotlight and ‘hates attention’
  • In 2019 she purchased one of Sydney’s most sought after penthouse apartments

For someone with an illustrious list of high-profile friends, billionaire heiress Francesca Packer Barham manages to fly under the radar.

The 25-year-old Sydneysider, who is the daughter of Gretel Packer and niece of James Packer, has a tight inner circle made up of A-list entrepreneurs and celebrities.

Among her best friends are PR queen Roxy Jacenko, teeth whitening mogul Alison Egann, Ingham’s chicken heiress Jessica Ingham, Atelier Design Group founder Sofia Stapic and Melbourne fashion designers Bianca and Bridgett Roccisano.

Alison Egann, Jessica Ingham, Roxy Jacenko, Bianca Roccisano and Sofia Stapic are pictured

For someone with an illustrious list of high-profile friends, billionaire heiress Francesca Packer Barham manages to fly under the radar

For someone with an illustrious list of high-profile friends, billionaire heiress Francesca Packer Barham manages to fly under the radar

‘Chessie is extremely private and hates drawing attention to herself,’ one acquaintance told the Sydney Morning Herald.

‘She’s very down to earth and prefers her friends to be in the spotlight.’

Unlike publicity tycoon Roxy Jacenko, Ms Packer Barham prefers to meet up with her elite group of gal-pals away from the spotlight.

One of the group’s favourite Harbour City spots for meet-ups is Mr Wong’s restaurant.

But Ms Packer Barham is occasionally spotted at Ms Jacenko’s Sweaty Betty publicity events, often for sans-makeup and sporting activewear.

Ms Packer Barham is pictured with Hollywood mega star Robert De Niro

Ms Packer Barham is pictured with Hollywood mega star Robert De Niro

According to the Australian Financial Review, her uncle James is Australia's ninth-richest person with a net worth of $4.94billion, after selling half of his Crown Casino stake in 2019

According to the Australian Financial Review, her uncle James is Australia’s ninth-richest person with a net worth of $4.94billion, after selling half of his Crown Casino stake in 2019

'Chessie is extremely private and hates drawing attention to herself,' one acquaintance said

‘Chessie is extremely private and hates drawing attention to herself,’ one acquaintance said

According to the Australian Financial Review, her uncle James is Australia’s ninth-richest person with a net worth of $4.94billion, after selling half of his Crown Casino stake in 2019.

Shortly after the sale, Ms Packer Barham snapped up one of Sydney’s most sought after penthouse suites at Darlinghurst’s Horizon tower.

The 40th-floor, five-bedroom apartment cost $16million and is the biggest single-level apartment in Sydney with 565 sqm of internal space and 710 sqm of balcony area.

Bianca Roccisano confirmed she is set to stay in the luxurious address in the coming weeks following cosmetic surgery.

The penthouse suite at Darlinghurst's Horizon tower is one of Sydney's most sought after apartments

The penthouse suite at Darlinghurst’s Horizon tower is one of Sydney’s most sought after apartments

Ms Packer Barham snapped up the 40th-floor, five-bedroom apartment for $16million in 2019

Ms Packer Barham snapped up the 40th-floor, five-bedroom apartment for $16million in 2019

The penthouse is the biggest single-level apartment in Sydney with 565 sqm of internal space and 710 sqm of balcony area

The penthouse is the biggest single-level apartment in Sydney with 565 sqm of internal space and 710 sqm of balcony area

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