Lachlan Murdoch is a successful British entrepreneur and mass-media heir. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fox Corporation.
As of 2023, Lachlan Murdoch's net worth is estimated to be $2.7 billion.
|Net Worth||$2.7 billion|
|Given Name||Lachlan Keith Murdoch|
|Famous Name||Lachlan Murdoch|
|Source(s) of Fame||Businessman and CEO|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1971|
|Place of Birth||Wimbledon, London UK|
|Relationships||Married, Sarah Murdoch,|
Lachlan Murdoch was born on the 8th of September, 1971 in Wimbledon, London. He was named Lachlan Keith Murdoch.
His father Rupert Murdoch was an Australian national. He had made his name as the owner of the New York Post in New York. Lachlan’s mother Anna Murdoch Mann was a journalist. The couple moved to New York when Lachlan was very young.
Lachlan has two siblings, one sister Elizabeth Murdoch and a brother James Murdoch.
Rupert Murdoch owned media houses in Australia. He wanted his son to join him as the inheritor of his business. Lachlan graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. He did not want to work in the media industry but his father got him trained for 3 months and it turned out well for both of them.
At 22, Lachlan began his career in Australia by joining the Queensland Newspaper as the General Manager. The next year, he published Australia’s first national newspaper, The Australian.
In 1996, he was appointed as the executive director of News Corporation. In 2002, he rose to the position of deputy chief operating officer.
Lachlan and Rupert also owned the film studio 20th Century Fox. They also published several magazines and newspapers in Australia, England, and the USA.
He invested millions of dollars in a business corporation called the Rea Group. The company made a net worth of $3.6 billion in 2014.
In 2005, after resigning from News Corporation, Lachlan started his own investment company by the name of Illyria Pvt Ltd. Through the investment company, he has bought shares in Indian Premier League team Rajasthan Royals and an online DVD company Quickflix. He also bought 50 percent shares of Nova Entertainment company in 2009.
In 2014, after making a rollercoaster ride of profits and losses in his investments, he was appointed as the non-executive co-chairman of News Corporation and 21st Century Fox Inc. The next year he was appointed the executive chairman of 21st Century Fox. In 2019, after Disney overtook Fox, Lachlan was made the CEO of Fox Corporation. He is still serving the position in Fox Corporation.
Lachlan married an Australian model, Sarah O’Hare in 1999. The couple has three children. The names of his children are Aerin Elisabeth Murdoch, Aiden Patrick Murdoch, and Kalan Alexander Murdoch. Lachlan and his family live a lavish lifestyle like Lachlan himself had lived with his father.
He was not a part of any rumors or controversies. He owns British, American, and Australian Nationalities.
Lachlan Keith Murdoch is not active on any social media platforms. He does not have any official account on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. He seems to be an introvert. He does not disclose any of his personal information publically.
Lachlan Keith Murdoch is a successful businessman and media house owner. His success has not come overnight. He has gone through the ups and downs of investment failures and successes but remained steadfast and earned a whopping net worth of $2.7 billion.
Lachlan Murdoch has sometimes been associated with other CEO such as Adam Aron, James "Jim" F. Allen, Jake Wood, Rakesh Asthana, Anna Slotky, Kang Eun-bi, Valerie O’Connor, Mario Yedidia, and Constance Gay.