Rupert Murdoch

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch

Profession: Media Mogul


Biography: He is the founder, Chairman and CEO of global media holding company News Corporation.

Born: March 11, 1931
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Age: 91 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces

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Married Life

  • 1956-03-01 Media magnate Rupert Murdoch marries first wife Patricia Booker
  • 1967-04-28 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds second wife journalist Anna Torv (22) (divorced 1999)
  • 1999-06-08 Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (68) divorces journalist Anna Torv (55) after 31 years of marriage
  • 1999-06-25 Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (68) weds third wife businesswoman Wendi Deng (30) at the yacht Morning Glory in New York harbor
  • 2013-11-20 Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (82) divorces Wendi Deng (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage
  • 2016-03-04 Media mogul Rupert Murdoch (84) and model Jerry Hall (59) marry in a private civil ceremony at Spencer House in London

Historical Events

  • 1969-01-02 Australian Rupert Murdoch gains control of the 'News of the World'
  • 1988-02-20 Peter Kalikow purchases NY Post from Rupert Murdoch for $37.6 million
  • 1996-10-07 Rupert Murdoch launches Fox News with Roger Ailes as CEO
  • 2019-03-20 The Walt Disney Company acquires Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entertainment business for $71 billion

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