Media Baron Rupert’s Divorce: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is going to divorce American actress and model Jerry Hall. Earlier, he was married to Entrepreneur Wendi Deng, from whom he divorced in the year 2014. His marriage lasted only 14 years and his marriage to Jerry Hall lasted only six years. The New York Times has given this information in a report on Wednesday.
Murdoch divorced after six years of marriage
Significantly, in March 2016, Rupert Murdoch married American actress and model Jerry Hall in central London in a simple ceremony. This is the fourth divorce of the media mogul. It is being told that the chairman of Fox Corp and his former supermodel wife used to give information about his personal life to the tabloids frequently. These tabloids covered Spencer House Murdoch’s wedding as well as the celebrations around his 90th birthday last year. Last year, these celebrations were held at Tavern on the Green in New York City.
Business will not change
According to the information, this is the fourth divorce of the media mogul. However, this is unlikely to change the ownership structure of the businesses they hold. This includes Fox Corp, the parent company of Fox News Channel and News Corp publisher of the Wall Street Journal. Murdoch, 91, controls News Corp and Fox Corp through a family trust in Reno, Nevada. He holds about 40 percent of the voting shares of each company. Murdoch’s spokesperson Bryce Tom has refused to say anything on the matter. On the other hand, a 65-year-old representative of his wife Jerry Hall also did not say anything on this.
How much property does Murdoch own?
Murdoch is such a billionaire whose net worth is estimated by Forbes at $ 17.7 billion. He built a huge media empire with his wealth around the world. That’s why he is called media mogul. He sold Fox Film and Television Studios and other entertainment assets to the spun off Walt Disney Co in March 2019 for $71.3 billion. He was previously married to Entrepreneur Wendy Deng. He has two daughters from this marriage that lasted 14 years. In 1999, he separated from his second wife, Scottish journalist Anna Murdoch Mann. He has three daughters from his second marriage. His first marriage was to Patricia Booker, a former flight attendant from whom he separated in 1966. He also has a daughter from his first marriage.
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