Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Real Name/Full Name Keith Rupert Murdoch
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rupert Murdoch
Birth Place: Melbourne, Australia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 March 1931
Age/How Old: 93 years old
Height/How Tall:
In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches –5’ 9”
Weight: In Kilograms – 67 kg
In Pounds –147 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Blade
Parents Name: Father –  Keith Murdoch
Mother – Dame Elisabeth
Siblings: N/A
School: Geelong Grammar School
College: Worcester College, Oxford (BA,MA)
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jerry Hall (m. 2016), Wendi Murdoch (m. 1999–2013)
Kids/Children Name: Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch, Prudence Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch, Grace Murdoch, Chloe Murdoch
Profession: Media Proprietor
Net Worth: $20 billion
Last Updated: April 2024

Rupert Murdoch is an Australian American, a renowned media typhoon owning a multinational company News Corp plus many local media syndicates. He has vast media outlet ownership in various countries. The Daily Telegraph, The Australian are the ones based in Australia, The wall Street Journal in the U.S. He also owns the UK based media network The Times. He is also involved in a television channel named Sky News Australia.

Well, how well do you know about Rupert Murdoch? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rupert Murdoch’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rupert Murdoch to date.

Biography and Early Life

He was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Sir Keith Murdoch and Dame Elisabeth in 1931. He was of mixed ethnicity an Irish, English, and Scottish by birth. Keith Murdoch was born with the essence of journalism in his blood as his father was also engaged in Journalism, possessing two newspaper houses, and was also involved in radio communication owning a radio station.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rupert Murdoch in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rupert Murdoch’s age is 93 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 11 March 1931. Though, he is 5’ 9” in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


He persuaded his schooling degree from Geelong Grammar School to be proactive with publishing fraternity of the school’s official and student journal. Later he influenced his higher studies from Worcester College; Oxford specializes in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

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

In 1956 he married air hostess Patricia Booker. In 1958 Patricia gave birth to their first child Prudence. Later the couple got divorced in 1967. During that year, Murdoch married Anna Mann, and later in 1998, he announced separation with her. Torv and Murdoch had three children named Elisabeth, Lachlan, and James.

In 1999 both of them got separated, and Torv demanded alumni of $1.2 billion. He again married a Chinese girl named Wendi Deng. Both of them had two daughters, Grace and Chloe. In 2013 the couple got divorced, and again, in 2016, he married Jerry Hall. Being the father of a total of six children, he has thirteen grandchildren.

Is Rupert Murdoch Gay?

Rupert Murdoch is not gay. He is a straight man and had been active with his marriage and relationship status. He had been married five times and is blessed with six kids and thirteen grandchildren.

Professional Career

In 1969, he owned his first newspaper, the News of the World of London, briefly focusing on its contents and quality by emphasizing social, economic, criminal issues. By 1973 he got into the American press network by purchasing two dailies named San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio was famous for its Sex and scandal sheet.

In 1974, he started a weekly national tabloid named the Star. He had credited and retailed a lot of companies such as the New York City, Chicago Sun-Times. In 1985 he started his venture with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. He disbursed the bulk of his life mounting and varying the business interests of the newspaper company he inbred.

In 2019, Murdoch’s empire obtained a bit smaller Walt Disney organization. It had efficaciously achieved its merger with the twenty-first-century fox, a deal valued at 713 billion. Later, Disney sold a large fluctuate of fox’s entertainment assets consisting of fox’s movie and television studios.


Rupert received the Companion of the Order of Australia in the year 1984. There are not many physical awards to show on his board, but his contribution to his field is immense and irreplaceable.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rupert Murdoch in 2024

Rupert Murdoch Net Worth
Rupert Murdoch Net Worth

The estimated Net worth of Rupert Murdoch is $20 billion as of 2024. All his assets are from his business ventures from media house press and television. He is one of the wealthiest Americans in history and falls in the top list of his particular profession.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • An excellent cricket player during his school days, he led his school to the National Junior finals.
  • He began his journalism career at the age of 22, after the sudden death of his father.
  • He settled in America in 1974, gaining US citizenship in 1985.
  • He was diagnosed with Prostate cancer.
  • He is within the 100 top richest men in the world. He started with his family’s small venture and came all way through hard work.
  • The Tabloid newspaper, famous for its current source of news is invented by him.
  • He incurred a loss by purchasing the social networking site MySpace which failed to compete with Facebook.
  • He had the most costly divorce ever. He had to pay $1.7 billion to his wife, Anna Murdoch.
  • There was once fake news regarding his death, which was published on his newspaper website.

Murdoch being the most influential person in the television and media industry with his two big venturing companies, the News Corps and Fox Corporation. He started with a small venture of his father, and through his hard works, he reached the heights of success, being one of the top 100 richest men in the world.

Rupert Murdoch is the hardwearing victor in the field of journalism and media. He constructed his empire especially with the aid of way of conducting a sequence of strategic acquisitions around the world as the son of a successful and pretty revered media proprietor.


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