Who is Ann Lesley Smith? The media mogul and businessman, Rupert Murdoch is all set to get married again.
He is the founder and CEO of News Corp, a global media conglomerate that owns several newspapers, television networks, and other media outlets around the world.
Murdoch has been a controversial figure in the media industry all his life, and his companies have always been involved in several scandals over the years. In 2011, his British newspaper, News of the World, was embroiled in a phone hacking scandal that led to its closure.
Murdoch has recently announced his fifth engagement with Ann Lesley Smith.
Ann Lesley Smith has worked as a police Chaplain in San Francisco. She was married to the singer and businessman Chester Smith. Chester dies of a heart attack in 2008.
Ann Lesley Smith and Rupert Murdoch: Fifth time is a charm
The media mogul who has been married four times till now is very excited about his engagement with Smith.
Talking to the reporters Murdoch said, “I was very nervous. I dreaded falling in love, but I knew this would be my last. It better be. I’m happy”. While Lesley has described this engagement as a “gift from god”.
She said, “I am a widow for 14 years. Like Rupert, my husband was a businessman. Worked for local papers, developed radio and TV stations, and helped promote Univision. So I speak Rupert’s language. We share the same beliefs”.
Before getting engaged to Ann Lesley, Murdoch was engaged to Mick Jagger’s former girlfriend Jerry Hall. The Couple got married in a private ceremony in London in 2016, surrounded by family and friends.
Apart from Hall, his previous wives include Patricia Booker, Anna Maria Tory, and Wendi Deng. He has six children from his previous marriages.
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