Media Baron Rupert Murdoch, 92, To Marry For The Fifth Time
Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-born media mogul is engaged for the fifth time at the age of 92 to former San Fran police chaplain Ann Lesley Smith, according to a report New York Post Office.
Mr. Murdoch told the tabloid: “I was very nervous. I was afraid to fall in love – but I knew it would be my last. Better than that. I am happy.
His future bride was previously married to Chester Smith, a Western country singer and radio and television executive who passed away in 2008. The two bonded. with each other thanks to a common knowledge of the media business. Speaking to the New York Post, Ms. Smith said: “For both of us, it was a gift from God. We met last September.” She added, “I’ve been a widow for 14 years. Like Rupert, my husband is a businessman. He works for local newspapers, develops radio and television stations, and helps promote Univision. So , I speak the language of Rupert. We share the same beliefs.”
The couple plan to get married in the summer. “We both look forward to spending the second half of our lives together,” Mr. Murdoch said.
“They will spend time between California, the UK, Montana and New York,” the New York Post reported.
Mr. Murdoch has six children from his first three marriages. He was married to Miss Hall for six years. He was previously married to Wendi Deng from 1999 to 2013; Anna Maria Torv from 1967 to 1999; and Patricia Booker from 1956 to 1967.
According to Forbes, the chairman and CEO of News Corp. is said to have a fortune of about 17 billion USD. His empire includes Fox News, the Wall Street Journal and a host of other media properties around the world.