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David Gyngell is an Australian businessman. He was the former Chief Executive Officer of Nine Entertainment Co. which owns a string of businesses including the Nine Network and Nine Radio.
David Liam Barr Gyngell was born in 1966 (age 56 years) in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Australian television pioneer Bruce Gyngell and the best man and former flatmate of James Packer, whom he first met at Cranbrook School, the former owner of the Nine Network. Gyngell’s second cousin is Kym Gyngell.
Gyngell was the CEO of the Nine Network before resigning in May 2005. After a period of declining ratings compared to Channel Seven, he returned to the job in September 2007, succeeding Eddie McGuire. In November 2013, he was appointed as the CEO of Nine Entertainment Co. He resigned as CEO in 2015 and was replaced by Hugh Marks.
In May 2014, David Gyngell was involved in a public brawl with Packer at Bondi Beach. A spokesperson for Gyngell subsequently released a statement saying “he was the instigator of the incident. Had he did not turn up at Packer’s premises in an angry mood then the confrontation would never have occurred”. Gyngell and Packer were both fined $500 for offensive behavior over the incident.
In 2020, David Gyngell is recovered after suffering a heart attack on a Byron Bay beach. He was training last week when he experienced chest pains. He returned home but later attended hospital, where tests revealed he had suffered a heart attack. Gyngell underwent surgery to have stents inserted and has since returned home.
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Wife: David Gyngell is married to his longtime girlfriend Leila McKinnon, they had their wedding in 2004 in a private ceremony. His wife McKinnon is a journalist and presenter. The couple has two children Edmund McKinnon Gyngell, and Gwendolen Josephine Gyngell.
David Gyngell net worth
How much is David Gyngell worth? David Gyngell net worth is estimated at around $30 million. His main source of income is from his career as a businessman. Gyngell successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential people in Australia.