Rupert Murdoch, 93, marries for the fifth time with bride Elena Zhukova, 67
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Rupert Murdoch and molecular biologist Elena Zhukova are now married

has married Elena Zhukova at his Californian Vineyard.

The media mogul, 93, and retired molecular biologist, 67, tied the knot after a few months of dating.

It wasn’t Murdoch’s first trip down the aisle – he has previously been wed four times,, which lasted from 2016 to 2022.

For the ceremony on June 1, guests included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, and his wife Dana Blumberg as well as News Corp chief executive Robert Thompson.

Murdoch is the chairman emeritus of News Corporation, who owns The Sun, Fox News and Wall Street Journal.

After , Murdoch’s son Lachlan took over the responsibilities.

Robert and Dana smiled as they arrived (Picture: Snorlax / MEGA)
Robert attended the wedding with his wife Wang Ping at Murdoch’s Bel Air home (Picture: Snorlax / MEGA)

For the special day at the Moraga vineyard at the Bel Air home, Zhukova chose a mid-length white off-the-shoulder dress and carried Lily of the Valley flowers, while Murdoch went for a classic suit.

The newlyweds in the sprawling grounds, and couldn’t stop smiling after saying ‘I do’.

Murdoch, who has a reported net worth of $21.7 billion, is said to have met Zhukova,.

Rupert has been married five times (Picture: PA)

The former couple share daughters Grace, 23, and Chloe, 21. Murdoch also has daughter Prudence MacLeod, 66, with his first wife Patricia Booker, daughter Elisabeth, now 55, and sons Lachlan, 52, and James, 51, with his second spouse Anna Mann.

He had no children with Hall – the former spouses in August 2022. Their lawyers said at the time: ‘Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch have finalized their divorce. They remain good friends and wish each other the best for the future.’ 

However, it was later reported by Vanity Fair that she was  to stop her from providing them with ideas for storylines based on her marriage to the media tycoon.

In 2023, Murdoch was engaged to former police chaplain and vineyard owner Ann Lesley Smith but.