Rupert Murdoch Biography

(Media Mogul)

Associated with several local and international news media such as The Sun, The Times, Fox News, and more. Rupert Murdoch is married to an actress and model.

Relationship Facts of Rupert Murdoch

  • Rupert Murdoch is married to Jerry Hall {Compare Couple}.
  • Rupert Murdoch married on March 04, 2014.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 155 days 💑
  • He is father of Six (Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch, Prudence Murdoch, Grace Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch, Chloe Murdoch).
  • Rupert Murdoch is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Rupert Murdoch?

Rupert Murdoch is married to an actress and model. Her name is Jerry Hall and they exchanged vows on 04 March 2016.

The wedding was held in Spencer House and this couple announced their engagement in Jan 2016.

Former Spouses

Rupert’s ex-wife’s name is Patricia Booker whom he married 0n 01 March 1956. They together had a child Prudence Murdoch born in 1958. But this couple separated in 1967.

Then in the same year on 28 April, he wedded Anna Murdoch and became the father of four children. Anna gave birth to their sons Lachlan and James, and a daughter Elisabeth Murdoch.

However, this marriage also ended with a divorce in June 1999. Wendi Murdoch became Rupert’s third wife from 25 June 1999 till 20 Nov 2013.

This ex-couple also has two kids, Grace and Chloe Murdoch.

Who is Rupert Murdoch?

Rupert Murdoch is an American media tycoon. He is associated with several local and international news media such as The Sun, The Times, Fox News, and more.

Rupert Murdoch- Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born Rupert Keith Murdoch on 11 March 1931 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father and his mother’s names were Sir Keith Murdoch and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch respectively.

His mom passed away in 2012 while his dad kicked the bucket in 1952.

Rupert’s ethnic background is of English-Irish-Scottish.

Education

Talking about academics, he achieved his BA degree from Worcester College, Oxford.

Also from the same institute, he passed out with a Master’s degree in Arts.

Rupert Murdoch- Career Timeline

Rupert Murdoch is at present serving News Corp as its Executive chairman. He joined the team in 2013. In addition, he is also the Chairman of Fox Corporation since 2019.

CompanyTitleYears Served
News CorporationChairman and CEO1980–2013
21st Century FoxChairman and CEO2013–2015
21st Century FoxExecutive Co-chairman2015–2019
Fox NewsActing CEO2016–2018
Fox NewsChairman2016–2019

Rupert Murdoch- Net Worth, Salary

He has earned an estimated net worth of $24 Billion in 2022. The average salary received by him is unknown.

He sold Myspace.com for $35 million in July 2011.

Real Estates

This media mogul has several properties. He owns a property of 12,000-square-foot which he bought at $23M in 2011.

This house is located on the Upper East Side of New York. He also spent around $28.8 million to buy a 16-acre vineyard and a building in Bel-Air.

Then after a year in 2104, he bought a 6,850-square-foot penthouse for $57.25 million.

Rupert Murdoch- Rumors, Controversy

This star is at present keeping himself away from any desperate scandals.

But in 2011, the news of him hacking other royalty and politicians’ phones went viral. As per the sources, he hacked the mobiles of celebs and was encountered by the FBI.

Also, Rupert was one of the people of the Theranos scandal. This was about having a technology that can be used to test blood from a single drop.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Rupert Murdoch’s body features his height and his body weight are average. In addition, he has light brown-colored eyes plus his hair is grey.

Social Media

Rupert is available on social sites. He joined Twitter in Jan 2012 and has more than 692k followers.

He is not active on Facebook and Instagram.

Trivia/Facts

  • He is as of 2021, 90 years old.
  • His zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • He supported Donald Trump in the 2016’s election.
  • His dad was a journalist and newspaper publisher
  • His mom was a philanthropist.

 

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