James Murdoch net worth: James Murdoch is an English businessman who has a net worth of $160 million dollars. Born in Wimbledon, London, England, James Murdoch is the fourth of Rupert Murdoch's six children. He graduated from the Horace Mann School in the early 90s, and then attended Harvard University for a few years before dropping out to start his own record label. News Corporation eventually purchased the label, Rawkus Records, in the late 90s, after the company hired Murdoch. He helmed Festival Records for a time, before the company went under. He then took over as CEO of Sky Television in Hong Kong, and then became CEO of BSkyB, a promotion that had many detractors. He stepped down in 2007, and subsequently took over development of News Corporation's media platforms. He is currently involved in the hearings surrounding the tabloid newspaper, "News of the World", which used illegal phone tapping to gather information about celebrities.
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