Lachlan Murdoch net worth: Lachlan Murdoch is an Australian British American businessman and mass media heir who has a net worth of $2.7 billion. Lachlan Murdoch is the son of Newscorp founder Rupert Murdoch. Lachlan officially became a billionaire in 2019 when Disney acquired Fox from umbrella company Newscorp for $71 billion.

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Net Worth:
$2.7 Billion
Date of Birth:
Feb 16, 1986 (37 years old)
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Lachlan Murdoch was born in London, England in September 1971. He serves as the executive chairman of Nova Entertainment as well as the co-chairman of News Corp. Murdoch is also the executive chairman and the CEO of the Fox Corporation. He is the director of Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art and the founder of investment company Illyria Pty Ltd.

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Lachlan Murdoch graduated from Princeton University. He is the eldest son of Rupert Murdoch and his second wife Anna Murdoch Mann. Lachlan Murdoch is the half brother of Prudence Murdoch, the brother of Elisabeth Murdoch and James Murdoch, the grandson of Keith Murdoch and Elisabeth Murdoch, and the cousin of Anna Torv. He married Sarah O'Hare in 1999 and has three children. He became chairman and CEO of the Fox Corporation in 2019 when it was acquired by Disney.

Real Estate: In 2019 Lachlan made headlines when he purchased a 10-acre estate in Bel-Air for $150 million. The home, which is known as "Chartwell", was used in the opening title sequence for the 1960s TV series "The Beverly Hillbillies". It was the most-expensive home purchased in California history at the time it was bought. He lost that tile a few months later when Jeff Bezos paid $300 million for a nearby estate. Included in the purchase was a 1.3-acre vacant lot that was Ronald and Nancy Reagan's former home until they both passed away.

In August 2020 it was revealed that Lachlan had bought one his next-door properties for $14 million. The seller was former supermodel Cheryl Tiegs.

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