Rupert Murdoch, owner of News Corp, files for divorce


In 1998 Rupert Murdoch split from his second wife, Anna Murdoch. At that time no one expected that Rupert, aged 67 years, will remarry.But in 1999 Rupert and Wendi Deng, 44 years old, married and they became the parents of two daughters, Grace, aged 11 years and 9 years old Chloe.Murdoch still has four children, Prudence from his first marriage and Lachlan, James and Elisabeth from his second marriage to Anna with whom he lived for 31 years.

A few days ago News Corp was split into two companies, one containing its publishing business and the other holding its entertainment assets. But there is no link between divorce and the corporate split.

Rupert Murdoch’s fortune is estimated at $ 9.4 Billion according to a ranking analysis conducted by Forbes.

His ex-wide to be Wendi Deng is the daughter of a factory director in Guangzhou, China. She came to the U.S. in 1988 after serving as an interpreter for a Los Angeles couple working in China. She lived with them until the man left his wife to marry Wendi. But the marriage of the two was a short one.



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