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|Source of Wealth||Fox News Channel|
In 2000, Rupert Murdoch ‘News Corp’ announced about the net worth of more than $5 Million and having ownership of different 800 firms around the world.
‘Time 100’ has listed him thrice as the most influential people in the world.
After his journalist father’s death at the age of 21, he joined his father’s media company ‘News Limited’ and then converted it into the giant empire and it became the second largest media group in the world.
Rupert Murdoch, the leader of media and communication, launched ‘The Australian’, Australia’s 1st daily newspaper which helped him to achieve the reputation required.
Forbes 2013 listed Rupert Murdoch as the 91st richest person in the world and the 33th richest person in U.S with net worth of $12.4 Billion.
Rupert Murdoch owns one of the most prestigious private jets in the world including Boeing 737.
Rupert Murdoch loves the Range Rover brand and owns the same car in three different colors.
Range Rover has been the favorite brand of Rupert Murdoch as he possesses three different colors of Range Rover.
He owns a 4000 sq ft. triplex penthouse apartment at 834 Fifth Avenue, New York City; this place has the most prestigious apartment houses. In 2003, he purchased Rosehearty Oyster Bay home an 11 bedroom home now worth of $ 10.5 Million and later in 2011 sold it off.
Rupert Murdoch possesses the luxurious Vertigo Yacht, the seventh largest sailing yacht in the world.
Rosehearty 183 foot aluminum masterpiece is the yacht where he loves to spend his leisure time.
He also owns the most prestigious private jets in the world named Boeing 737 and Gulfstream 550.
Rupert Murdoch had the most expensive divorce with wife Anna Torv, who was also the News Corp CEO. She received $ 1.7 Billion and extra $110 Million in cash.
In September 1985, he became an American citizen and gave up his Australian citizenship just to purchase U.S television stations to setup Fox network.
In 2005, he purchased the social networking website MySpace from Intermix Media Inc for $580 Million and then sold the same in June 2011 for $35 Million.
Twice he made a guest appearance on the TV show ‘The Simpsons’.
He has been married thrice and had total 6 children from 3 wife and total 13 grand children.
Rupert Murdoch owns an apartment in the 834 Fifth Avenue, one of the most prestigious apartment houses in New York City.