Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch is an Australian born American media mogul who founded the News Corp. He was the CEO and Chairman of News Corp, and now, he is the Executive Chairman of News Corp. he is also the Chairman of Fox Foundation.

Quick Biography

Keith Rupert Murdoch was born on the date 11 March of the year 1931. He is a well-known media mogul in America and worked in lots of media agencies and makes them successful with his skills and talent.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Keith Rupert Murdoch
Age: 88 years old
Birth Date: 11 March 1931
Birth Place: Melbourne, Australia
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Sir Keith Murdoch and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Spouse: Jerry Hall (m. 2016), Wendi Murdoch (m. 1999–2013), Anna Murdoch Mann (m. 1967–1999), Patricia Booker (m. 1956–1967)
Children: Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch, Prudence Murdoch, Grace Murdoch, and Chloe Murdoch
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: American media mogul
Net Worth in 2020: $20 billion

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Rupert is 88 years old. He has 5 feet 8 inches in height. Rupert is bald. There is no other information about his body measurement.

Education, School/College University

Murdoch used to go to Geelong Grammer School, where he was also co-editor of the official journal of the school. Rupert took part in the cricket team of the school and took it to the National Junior Finals. After this, Rupert attended Worcester College, Oxford, in England, where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Murdoch completed an MA before working as the sub-editor for two years with Daily Express.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Rupert is the son of Sir Keith Murdoch and Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. Rupert has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. Rupert has three sisters named JanetCalvert-Jones, Anne Kantor and Helen Handbury. His nationality is American, while he belongs to white ethnicity.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Rupert Murdoch With Wife Jerry Hall
Rupert Murdoch With Wife Jerry Hall

Rupert married four times in his life. At first, Rupert married to Patricia Booker in the year 1956, and the couple had one child, Prudence. In the year 1967, the got divorced. Later, in the same year, Rupert got married to Anna Maria Torv. Torv and Murdoch had three children named Elisabeth Murdoch, Lachlan Murdoch and James Murdoch. But this mirage also does not last long, and they got divorced in 1999.

Seventeen days after divorcing his second wife, Murdoch married to Chinese born Wendi Deng. With Wendi, he has two children named Grace and Chloe Murdoch. But this couple also separated in 2013. In the year 2016, Murdoch and former model Jerry Hall were married, that was his fourth marriage.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 4 March 2016
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is RUPERT MURDOCH Gay? No
wife/Spouse? (name): Jerry Hall
Kids: Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch, Prudence Murdoch, Grace Murdoch, and Chloe Murdoch

Professional Life and Career

After the death of his father, Murdoch return from Oxford to take charge of his family business at the age of 21. He has only left News Limited after the liquidation of his father’s Herald stake to pay taxes. Rupert turned its main assent to the major success that was The News, Adelaide newspaper.

He starts to expend his business in Perth and Western Australia. He developed a pattern for his newspapers that include increasing scandal and sports coverage and adopt the eye-catching headlines.  His first foray outside Australia is known as the purchase of controlling interest in The Dominion in New Zealand.

In the year 1964, Rupert launched Australia’s first national daily newspaper that was The Australian. Later, he merged with the Festival Records and started Festival Mushroom Records (FMR). Murdoch also takes part in the political activities in Australia.

In the year 1968, he also entered the British newspaper market with News of the World. After this, he expands his newspaper business in the United Kingdom and many other countries in the world and become the one best media mogul.

Awards & Nominations

Rupert Murdoch won the Companion of the Order of Australia in the year 1984. He is a media mogul and got the nomination for lots of media awards.

Rupert Murdoch Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Rupert Murdoch Net Worth
Rupert Murdoch Net Worth

Rupert is the 52nd richest person in the world in the Forbes annual list of world’s billionaires. His total net worth is $20 billion as of February 2020. All the income and net worth he gains by maintaining the news business of his father with great hard work.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Rupert comes in controversy due to his comments on the social media platform. In addition to this, he was also in controversy when he stated that his media agency is hacking the celebrities’ phone, but it was denied by Rupert.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Twitter account has around -728k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 945 followers. Rupert does not act on Facebook.

Rupert Murdoch is one of the most powerful men in the media. His father was a reporter and editor, and Rupert took over his father’s business and build a media empire at its peak that includes television stations, newspaper stations, and film studios.

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