RICH PICKINGS: Lachie stars

Lachlan Murdoch and James Packer lives have many parallels – they even share a birthday. But while the value of Packer's assets is apparent, it takes some digging to uncover the wealth of Sun King's son.

What do you get the wealthy entrepreneur who has everything? That’s the question that would have confronted Erica Baxter and Sarah Murdoch last week, when their husbands James Packer and Lachlan Murdoch celebrated their birthdays.

There is some irony in the fact that two men who have been so closely linked for the bulk of their adult lives share the same birthday, September 8.



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