One of the biggest media moguls on the planet. Has holdings in or owns Fox Network, 20th Century Fox studios, TV Guide, BSkyB, the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, etc
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
There is a huge lack of balance in UK media with 8,000 BBC left-wing journalists far outnumbering all national print journalists.
In November 2003, he made his younger son James (then 30 years of age) the chief executive of BSkyB, of which he himself is chairman and the biggest shareholder (34.3%). Until then, his older son Lachlan Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer at News Corp. and head of the New York Post and the company's television stations) had seemed to be the heir apparent.