Rupert Murdoch: Media mogul says “yes” for the fifth time

Rupert Murdoch: Media mogul says “yes” for the fifth time

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch married his fifth wife in sneakers this weekend.

If you can, you can: This also applies to media mogul Rupert Murdoch (93). On Saturday, June 1, the Australian-born man married his fifth wife, retired Russian molecular biologist Elena Zhukova (67), at his Californian winery Moraga Estate.

Photos, which were published by , which is part of the News Corporation once headed by Murdoch, showed the bride and groom in the garden of the property. On her special day, Zhukova wore a white, off-the-shoulder dress by London-based designer Emilia Wickstead (40). Her clients also include Princess Kate (42) and Duchess Meghan (42).

The 93-year-old media mogul wore a smart, simple grey suit with a gold tie and combined the wedding look with a comfortable pair of sneakers.

Wedding already announced last year

Last year, Murdoch announced a wedding – at that time, however, with the widow of country singer Chester Smith (1930-2008). However, Murdoch ended his relationship with Ann Lesley Smith (67) just two weeks later, as reported by, among others.

He is one of the 75 richest people in the world

With an estimated fortune of around 19.5 million US dollars, Murdoch is one of the 75 richest people in the world. It was only in 2022 that the founder of News Corporation, which also owns the US news channel “Fox News”, divorced his fourth wife, the American actress Jerry Hall (67), after six years of marriage.

Murdoch met his current wife through his third ex-wife, TV manager Wendi Deng (55). Deng was the only one of his four wives to attend Murdoch and Zhukova’s wedding last Saturday. Zhukova, who is originally from Russia, was previously married to Alexander Zhukov (69), a Russian-born British businessman. Zhukova’s 42-year-old daughter Dasha, a Russian-American art collector, was married to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich (57) until 2017.

Source: Stern

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