Rupert Murdoch

Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

NYP Holdings, Inc.
Fox News Channel
FOX Business Network

RelSci Relationships

4127

Primary Location

Beverly Hills, CA, United States

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

03/11/1931 - Melbourne, Australia

Age

87

Number of Awards

50

Estimated Net Worth

$13.1B

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Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at 21st Century Fox America, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

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Vice President, Secretary, Director at The Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation, Inc.

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Co-Chairman & Co-Founder at Malaria No More

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Director at BHP Billiton Petroleum (Arkansas) Inc.

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Lead Director at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.
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The Herald and Weekly Times Limited (HWT) is a newspaper publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia. It is owned and operated by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited), which purchased HWT in 1987. The HWT's newspaper interests stretch back to 1840 and the founding of the Port Phillip Herald. The company publishes the morning daily tabloid Herald Sun, which was created in 1990 from a merger of the company's morning tabloid paper, The Sun News-Pictorial, with its afternoon broadsheet paper, The Herald. These mastheads had a 150 year (The Herald) and 68 year (The Sun News-Pictorial) history in Melbourne, respectively; HWT had bought The Sun News-Pictorial in 1925. The HWT also publishes The Weekly Times, aimed at farmers and rural business. The HWT bought a controlling stake in The Advertiser of Adelaide in 1929. The Advertiser took a stake in The News two years later. The News was sold in 1949. The HWT bought The West Australian in 1969, but sold it to Robert Holmes à Court in 1987 as part of the News Limited takeover.

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Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Child

Vertical Networks, Inc. distributes IP-PBX software and communications solutions. The firm provides solutions to the financial services, healthcare, publishing and retail industries. The company was founded by Scott K. Pickett in 1996 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.

Child-In-Law

OAM is an active, research-oriented manager which aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in listed securities issued by companies based in Europe, particularly in the UK and Germany. They do not limit themselves to a specific investment style and exit positions and convictions when necessary in order to do 'what is right now'.The firm relies on both fundamental and technical analysis. They believe that fundamental analysis is necessary but that its importance is limited by the fact that markets are very efficient in absorbing and valuing information. They therefore rely on technical analysis to complement their fundamental research, aiming to identify attractive investment opportunities ahead of the market.In-house research, is supplemented by a network of London-based and international brokers, proprietary industry sources, analytical databases and contacts with senior management.

Child-In-Law

Freud Communications Ltd. provides public relations, crisis management, brand development and event-planning services. Its clients include PepsiCo International, Prada, Time Warner Europe and Pizza Hut. The company was founded in 1985 by Matthew R. Freud and is headquartered in London, UK.

Child-In-Law
Executive Chairman at African Champion Industries Ltd.

African Champion Industries Ltd. engages in the sourcing of income through royalties produced from mining concessions. It holds interests in Adamus Resources Teleku Bokazo gold mine, and a minority stake in Miro Forestry Developments Ltd., a plantation forestry company with assets in Ghana and Sierra Leone. The company was founded on May 23, 1967 and is headquartered in Tema, Ghana.

Child-In-Law

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute undertakes research into infant, child and adolescent health. It provides services to parents, students, and researchers. The company is headquartered in Parkville, Australia.

Ex-Spouse
Co-Chief Executive Officer at Big Feet Productions

Extended Family Member
Director at The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet engages in the provision of orchestral services to the ballet, opera and other commercial activities. It promotes and produces ballet in Australia and overseas. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Southbank, Australia.

Education
Graduate

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

Philosophy, Politics & Economics

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1714 by the benefaction of Sir Thomas Cookes, a Worcestershire baronet, with the college gaining its name from the county of Worcestershire. Its predecessor, Gloucester College, had been an institution of learning on the same site since the late 13th century until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539.

Attendee

Geelong Grammar School is an independent, Anglican, co-educational, boarding and day school. The school's main campus is located at Corio, on the northern outskirts of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, overlooking Corio Bay and Limeburners Bay. Established in 1855 under the auspices of the Church of England,[4] Geelong Grammar School has a non-selective enrolment policy and currently caters for approximately 1,500 students from Pre-school to Year 12, including 800 boarders from Years 5 to 12.

Memberships
Member
Current

Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Member
Current

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Member
Prior

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Executive Chairman
2016 - Current

Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 87,058,000 American households (74.8% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States.

Executive Chairman
2016 - Current

FOX Business Network provides television broadcasting services. Its services include cable financial news that delivers real-time information. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Executive Chairman
1991 - Current

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman
2018 - Current
Executive Chairman
2016 - Current

FOX Business Network provides television broadcasting services. Its services include cable financial news that delivers real-time information. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Executive Chairman, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

News Corp. engages in the creation and distribution of media, news, education and information services. It operates through the following segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The News and Information Services segment consists primarily of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News UK, the New York Post and News America Marketing. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins which publishes and distributes consumer books globally through print, digital and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment provides property and property-related advertising and services as well as financial services. The Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees, primarily via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, and distribution. The Other segment refers to general corporate overhead expenses, corporate strategy group and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Executive Chairman
2016 - Current

Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 87,058,000 American households (74.8% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Partnership for New York City, an organization whose mission is to enhance the economy of the five boroughs of New York City and maintain the city’s position as the global center of commerce, culture and innovation

Member, International Advisory Board
Current

The Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan think tank that promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic shifts in economic and political influence that are shaping the twenty-first century by educating and galvanizing its uniquely influential network of international political, business, and intellectual leaders. The Council’s ten regional centers and functional programs shape today’s policy choices and foster transatlantic strategies to advance international security and global economic prosperity. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2005

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$10K - $25K
2004

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$10K - $25K
2003

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
$32.4K
2013

Strategic Advisor at Squire Sanders LLP

$7,600
2013

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is the Republican Hill committee which works to elect Republicans to the United States House of Representatives. The NRCC was formed in 1866, when the Republican caucuses of the House and Senate formed a "Congressional Committee". It supports the election of Republicans to the House through direct financial contributions to candidates and Republican Party organizations; technical and research assistance to Republican candidates and Party organizations; voter registration, education and turnout programs; and other Party-building activities.

$2,000
2012

Senator from Tennessee

Investments
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CYNGN Inc. focuses on re-imaging the mobile operating system. It develops Cyanogen OS, an open source mobile operating system built on Android. The firm offers CyanogenMod Installer, an interactive installation tool for replacing the Android operating system with Cyanogen OS. The company was founded by Kirt McMaster, Koushik Dutta, and Steve Kondik in 2013 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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The New York Post is an American daily newspaper, primarily distributed in New York City and its surrounding area. It is the 13th-oldest and seventh-most-widely circulated newspaper in the United States. Since 1993, it has been owned by News Corporation, which had owned it previously from 1976 to 1988. Its editorial offices are located at 1211 Avenue of the Americas, in New York City, New York. The Post is known for its sensationalist headlines and the unpredictable political views of its editorial board.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #90
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #96
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #38
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Speaker
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.-Washington, DC
2012 Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting

Addressing the most pressing public policy and business issues, from fiscal stimulus to health care and energy

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