Rupert Murdoch, 92, is engaged for the sixth time

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Rupert Murdoch, 92, exchanged rings to his girlfriend, Elena Zhukova, a spokesperson said connected Thursday, which would people his 5th travel down nan aisle.

The wedding will beryllium held successful California, astatine Murdoch’s vineyard and estate, Moraga, a spokesperson said.

The impending nuptials travel conscionable months after Murdoch stepped down arsenic president of Fox and News Corp, ending a much than seven-decade profession astatine nan helm of a sprawling media empire.

The New York Times, which first reported nan news, said Zhukova, who is from Moscow, is 67. She is simply a retired molecular biologist whom Murdoch began making love successful nan summer, it added.

They met done Murdoch’s 3rd wife, Wendi Deng, according to a study successful nan Daily Mail.

Murdoch’s astir caller matrimony to character and exemplary Jerry Hall ended in divorce successful 2022 after six years. Hall antecedently was a longtime partner of Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger.

The media mogul was concisely engaged past twelvemonth to erstwhile San Francisco constabulary chaplain Ann Lesley Smith, though nan brace called disconnected nan engagement weeks later. Vanity Fair reported nan breakup, citing 1 root who said Murdoch had grown uncomfortable pinch Smith’s outspoken evangelical views.

Moraga, wherever Murdoch is owed to get married, is nan aforesaid spot wherever Murdoch and Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger first discussed Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox, a $71 cardinal woody that closed successful 2019.