Elisabeth Murdoch

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Birthday
22, 1968
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Best known as the daughter of media and television executive Rupert Murdoch, she founded and headed her own English television production company, Shine Limited.

Before Fame

After graduating from Vassar College in New York, she began working for FX Networks (owned by her father) in California.

Trivia

The BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour program voted her one of the five most powerful United Kingdom women of 2013.

Family Life

Her first husband was Ghanaian businessman Elkin Kwesi Pianim; she later married Matthew Freud (the grandchild of the renowned psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud). Her two marriages resulted in a total of three daughters and one son.

Associated With

The daughter of Rupert Murdoch and Anna Murdoch Mann, she was named for her paternal grandmother, philanthropist Elisabeth Greene Murdoch.