Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and model Jerry Hall are reportedly getting divorced

Written by Javed Iqbal

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is reportedly getting divorced from actress and model Jerry Hall, New York Times reportsciting two anonymous sources with knowledge of the case.

Bryce Tom, a spokesman for Mr. Murdoch, declined to comment report. The independent has contacted Mrs Hall for a comment.

The couple got married in 2016 in London, after dating for less than a year. At the time, Mr Murdoch said on Twitter that he was the “luckiest and happiest man in the world”.

The rumored split will hardly affect Mr. Murdoch’s media empire, which includes shares in Fox News’ parent companies. Wall Street Journal, The sun, and Sky News Australia.

Control over the companies rests in a trust, with voting rights divided between Mr. Murdoch and his four eldest children: Lachlan, Elisabeth, James and Prudence.

Mr. Murdoch, 91 and worth $ 17.7 billion, has been married three times before to entrepreneur Wendi Deng, journalist Anna Murdoch Mann and Australian model Patricia Booker.

Ms Hall, 65, was previously in a long-term relationship with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger.

Murdoch and Mrs. Hall were introduced to each other by one of the media mogul’s sisters and his niece, that Daily mail reports.

They announced their relationship in October 2015 and performed together at the Rugby World Cup final in London. They have no children together, even though they each have children from previous relationships.

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