Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are heading in the direction of divorce! The media mogul and the model are getting a divorce after six years of marriage. Continue reading further to catch deep insights into the pair’s decision.
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are divorcing after 6 years of marriage
The 91-year-old Australian-American businessman and the 65-year-old actress are divorcing after being married for a total of 6 years. The two of them said their vows in the year 2016. It was Murdoch’s fourth marriage.
Rupert announced his engagement to former model Jerry Hall in a notice in The Times newspaper on January 11, 2016. Just a week short of his 85th birthday, the couple decided to get married. They exchanged their vows on March 4, 2016, in London, at St Bride’s, Fleet Street. After their wedding ceremony, Murdoch and Hall had a big reception at the Spencer’s House.
Rupert has been married thrice before
Yes, you heard it right. Rupert first got married to Patricia Booker, a former shop assistant and flight attendant from Melbourne in the year 1956. The former couple shares only one child. Their first baby, a daughter named Prudence Murdoch joined them earthside in 1958. Their marriage lasted for more than a decade. They got divorced in 1967.
Let’s talk about Murdoch’s second marriage, he tied the knot with Anna Mann, a Scottish-born cadet journalist who worked for his Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph in 1967. Torv and Murdoch had three children, two boys, and a girl. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Elisabeth Murdoch into the world on August 22, 1968.
Anna gave birth to her and Rupert’s second child, Lachlan Murdoch in London, UK on 8 September 1971 and their third child, James Murdoch joined them on December 13, 1972. Their divorce got finalized in 1999.
Nearly 17 days after divorcing his second wife Anna, Rupert tied the knot with Chinese-born Wendi Deng. The pair got hitched on June 25, 1999. At the time, she was only 30 years old.
Rupert and Wendi had two daughters together. Their first daughter, Grace came into the world in the year 2001, whereas when we talk about their second daughter, Chloe, she was born in 2003.
As per the reports, during the end of his marriage to Wendi, there was a possible link with Chinese intelligence that became a big problem for their relationship. Murdoch filed for divorce from Deng in New York City, US on June 13, 2003. A News Corporation spokesperson stated the marriage had been irretrievably broken for more than six months.
Have Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall filed divorce papers?
The New York Times first reported that Hall and Murdoch were divorcing. As of now, it is not known whether Rupert and Jerry have filed the divorce papers for the dissolution of their marriage or not. Hopefully, we will get to know more about the same in the times to come.
We must say Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall must do what’s best for them as individuals and they should chase their happiness. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.