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Norm Rix inducted into Hall of Fame
Written on the 21 November 2016 by Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall
Gold Coast developer, shopping centre owner and former councillor Norm Rix has been inducted into the Gold Coast Business Hall of Fame.
Mr Rix, who now has a personal net worth of more than $200 million, was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards dinner at Jupiters on Saturday.However, the dedicated family man was not on hand to accept the honour he was at the wedding of one of his grandsons.
In a pre-recorded acceptance speech, Mr Rix said being admitted to the Hall of Fame was a highlight of his life.
Born in Southport in 1935, he grew up poor.His father managed a service station while his mother was a homemaker. His father joined the air force in 1942, served in Papua New Guinea and died from cerebral malaria in 1946.
Author: Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall