Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are divorcing, according to the New York Times. The media mogul and his wife are parting ways, bringing an end to six years of marriage.

The report claims that the divorce is unlikely to “alter the ownership structure of businesses that Rupert holds stakes in”.

So, here is a look at his net worth and how it compares to Jerry’s fortune.

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Rupert Murdoch’s net worth explored

Rupert’s presence in media has been significant for years. He has an estimated net worth of $17.6 billion according to Forbes.

Having inherited a newspaper at the age of 22 from his father, Rupert went on to own hundreds of local, national and international publishing outlets over the course of his career.

It was during his marriage to Jerry when most of 21st Century Fox was bought by The Walt Disney Company for a whopping $71.3 billion. The deal was struck in 2019.

Rupert still continues to control cable channels Fox News, The Times of London and The Wall Street Journal.

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A look at Jerry Hall’s Net Worth

Rupert’s mindblowing wealth aside, Jerry has carved a niche for herself in the industry thanks to her sheer talent.

As per Celebrity Net Worth, the American model and actress is worth $20 million.

Jerry was one of the biggest models of her time. She rose to fame in the 1970s through modeling and made her transition to movies in the following decade.

She made her acting debut with Urban Cowboy in 1980 and later featured in commercial shows and films.

Some of her acting credits include Cluedo, The Detectives, and Being Mick, a documentary in which she appeared as herself. Jerry is also noted for her work in theater and broadway productions.

The actress has a Guinness World Record for making most musical appearances in a single night, which she received in 2004.

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Who else were they married to?

Rupert was married thrice previously. Jerry is his fourth wife.

He was married to Patricia Booker from 1956 to 1967, Anna Maria Torv from 1967 to 1999, and Wendi Deng from 1999 to 2013.

Jerry and Rolling Stones’ lead singer Mick Jagger was known to be in an on-again and off-again relationship that included a wedding in Bali.

That, however, wasn’t identified as an official marriage.

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