Singer Mariah Carey has apparently bagged herself a billionaire, as the diva is reportedly dating Australian businessman James Packer. The pair have been pictured walking hand in hand together in Italy on Friday, amid reports that they are on an 'extended holiday.’

Mariah CareyMariah is said to be dating James Packer, an Australian billionaire.

In the pictures, published by Britain’s Daily Mail, Carey and Packer are showing enjoying a romantic hand-in-hand walk through the cobbled streets of Capri in the south of Italy. Carey was dressed in a low cut red and orange maxi dress for the stroll, accessorising with some designer shades while wearing her hair in loose curls.

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Packer is said to be worth an estimated $4.6 billion, according to Forbes magazine and is the fourth richest man in Austrailia. He’s previously been linked to Orlando Bloom’s ex model Miranda Kerr. According to TMZ, the Sydney native has been 'aggressively' pursuing Mariah for months, after the pair met through mutual friend Brett Ratner.

The 47 year old media mogul was previously married to fashion designer Jodhi Meares for three years before the couple split in 2002. In 2007 he married model Erica Baxter, with whom he has three young children; Indigo, six, Jackson, five, and Emmanuelle, two. The couple split two years ago but are said to have remained close friends.

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46 year old Carey split from her husband of six years comedian Nick Cannon in mid 2014, the couple are parents to four year old twins Monroe and Moroccan. The singer is currently on a break from her #1 to Infinity Las Vegas residency at Cesar’s Palace, which is scheduled to continue through July.