Erica Packer is one of the names in the Australian Entertainment Industry. She is a famous singer and model. Many people recognized her as the second wife of the Australian wealthiest man, James Packer.
Further, Packer also caught the eye of media for her relationship with a seal, a singer and her best friend. However, recently, in 2018, she has engaged to the American artist, Enrique Martinez Celaya. Let us scroll down to know more about the gorgeous lady. In addition, read about the Australian actress, Robin McLeavy known for the movies ‘Hell on Wheels’.
Erica Packer: Bio & Career
Erica Packer as Erica Baxter on 10 November 1977 in Gunnedah, Northwest New South Wales, Australia. There isn’t any information available on her early days. According to the source, she had attended a local private girl’s school, Abbotsleigh. There is no further information on her education and parents as well.
She began her career as a model and was featured in numerous runways around Australia. After that, in 2006, she made a singing career with her singles “I Spy”. Later, she signed a multiple-album contract with SonyBMG Music Australia. In 2007, she made a debut with an album Through My Eyes. Moreover, the album has received good reviews from the critics and hit the Australian Hitseekers Chart At number 18.
Caption: Erica Packer was seen in the event of The Ledger Family And Australians In Film’s 6th Anniversary
The album was produced by Audius Mtawairia, a music producer. Hence, Packer has written eight tracks of the album along with the UK songstress Natasha Bedingfield. But it is believed that due to the lack of promotion, the album didn’t hit the ARIA top 100 albums chart.
Erica Packer: Husband, Children, & Divorce
Erica is the second wife of James Packer who is the eighth billionaire of Australia. After the three years of on-and-off relationship, they finally married on 20 June 2007. Their wedding ceremony held at Hotel de Ville, on the French Riveria. The wedding was lavish and extravagant and it was a five-day celebration. There were 200 guests invited including top stars. The couple together has greeted three children: Emmanuelle Sheelagh(daughter), Jackson Lloyd(son), and Indigo(daughter).
Caption: Erica with her ex-husband James Packer
Before marriage, she was linked with actor Jason Donovan and producer Nellee Hooper. Whereas her ex-husband, James Packer married first wife Jodhi Meares. However, their relationship didn’t last long and split after three years.
After the six years of marriage, the couple shocked the media when they announced their separation. James filed a divorce and as a divorce settlement, Erica receives an amount of $100 million. Even after the divorce, James has a closer and friendlier relationship with Erica and his children.
Caption: Erica Packer with her ex-boyfriend Seal
After the divorce, Erica decided to move on and started to date her best friend and singer Seal. Both were working in the reality singing show, The Vice. But unfortunately, their love didn’t last long. Having a relationship for two years, the couple separated. In 2018, according to dailymail, wedding bells have rung once again for Erica, as she has engaged to American artist Enrique Martinez Celaya whom she had met eight months ago.
Recently, there is a news about James Packer mental illness and resigned from the director position from his company and begging to Erica to take him back.
Erica Packer: Net worth
As stated earlier that Packer began her career as a model and singer. She didn’t gain much popularity in the industry after her first album. But people eyes caught her after marrying to the billionaire James Packer. After the separation, she got 100 million dollars as a divorce settlement. However, her exact net worth has not disclosed publically.
In 2014, Erica bought a mansion worth $14.7 million in California. She also likes to indulge herself with designer clothes like Milan, Dior, Gucci, and Chanel. Packer owns a Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG worth over million dollars.
Caption: Erica With her kids
Erica Packer is not active in any social media platforms. She has kept a very low profile key from the media.