12 Expensive Things Owned By Billionaire Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch has a net worth of $12.9 Billion Dollars, that’s why Vidello Productions is taking a look at 12 expensive things he owns.
12 – Rose Hearty Oyster Bay Home
Known for his impressive collection of real estate, Rupert Murdoch has made no exception with this amazing home that is reported to have cost $10.5 million dollars.
The estate is located in Oyster Bay, Long Island and features 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, a guest house and a tennis court.
The property has got its own stretch of beach with a dock and even an 8 car garage.
Its understood that Murdoch sold the house recently for around 9.1 Million Dollars.
11 – SoHo Apartment
Costing a substantial $6.5 Million dollars this 6,000 square-foot penthouse located in SoHo on Prince Street near West Broadway.
The penthouse features a 1,000 square foot living room with 8 arched windows, five bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3,000 square feet or exterior space.
Outside you can find a greenhouse studio an outdoor shower (no were not entirely sure either) and extensive landscaping.
The ground level is equipped with an automated movie screen that can be seen from every room and the kitchen features black and red counter tops.
The master bedroom has his and hers dressing rooms and the upstairs also features two laundry rooms, a skylight of stained glass, a dry sauna and a whirlpool bath.
10 – Fifth Avenue Apartment
Rupert Murdoch sold his Fifth Avenue Apartment in favour of his new SoHo home, however this property is still notable after Rupert Murdoch purchased it for a cool $44 Million Dollars and then sold for $120 Million
The Triplex-apartment is located on 834 Fifth Avenue at the corner of East 64th Street opposite the Central Park Zoo.
The property underwent major renovations and Murdoch is thought to have added a $400,000 dollar gym on one of the floors.
As the pictures show, some apartments in the black are lavish, however its reported that Murdoch never let anyone photograph the home.
9 – Rosehearty Yacht
Its been described as a 183 foot aluminium masterpiece and is the pride of sailing the seas for Rupert Murdoch.
The Rosehearty features five spacious guest suites, several luxurious salons, a private gym and master bedroom that features a luxurious king sized bed.
The ship can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests and is available for charter in both the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
Throughout this luxurious yacht you will find that the interior reception rooms, the bedrooms and the large sofa’s all have the same colour scheme.
The estimated price is unknown however if you know then please comment down below.
8 – Mayfair Apartment
Hiding away in the Mayfair district of London is one of the most technologically advanced homes in the City.
Rupert Murdoch’s Mayfair Apartment has had some of the best smart technology available and this includes a touch screen plasma television and video conferencing facilities.
The his and hers master suites feature giant walk-in-wardrobes and most rooms in the home feature computers, fax machines and phone lines.
The master bedroom has a wall of sliding mirrors that open to the en-suite bathroom and there is even a lampshade that is made of newspapers.
7 – Gulfstream 550
Arguably one of the worlds most versatile and stable long range business jets, the G550 boasts power and efficiency that not many other private jets can match.
This jet will easily take you from New York to Tokyo and provides the advantage of flying both faster and higher than commercial aircraft.
The private jet can hold up to 18 passengers and has a cockpit decked out with state of the art technology.
There is a comprehensive entertainment system, leather seats, and conference facilities.
Its thought Rupert Murdoch paid roughly $42.9 million dollars for the jet in 2009.
6 – Vertigo Yacht
Adding a second luxury Yacht to his collection was clearly a no-brainer for Rupert Murdoch.
The sailing Yacht is 220 feet long and is considered to be the 7th largest sailing Yacht in the world.
The Yacht has accommodation for up to 12 guests and can hold a crew of 11 with five large staterooms centred on a massive owner’s suite, a convertible gym and a large dining hall.
The yacht also features Hydraulic windows that add to the brightness inside.
We have been unable to research a price on the Yacht however if you know or want to take a guess then please do so down in the comments section below.
5 – Beverly Hills Villa
Built in 1926, this Italian style Villa features 11 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and sits on 8,700 square feet.
Rupert Murdoch has gone to great lengths to keep this home a closely guarded secret and its been described by some as a mountain fortress.
The house is located in the affluent Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles County, California and the area is known for its famous residents including Michael Whalberg, Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston
4 – Boeing 737
Owning a Boeing business jet is something of a privilege for today’s billionaires and media mogul Rupert Murdoch is no exception.
His 737-700 features 10 additional fuel tanks, state of the art cockpit and custom leather seats that can hold 18 guests up front.
Further back there is an on-board conference area with another 48 seats and the plane includes a bedroom, bathroom and dining area for relaxation.
The jets are thought to cost around $62 million dollars and with that price its clear to see why the jets have the highest reliability in the charter market.
3 – Beijing Mansion
Costing around $10 million dollars this time and its yet another amazing property that was once owned by Rupert Murdoch.
Since his split from wife Wendi Deng in 2013, she has revealed rights to this home as part of the divorce settlement.
Notable visitors to this home have included Tony Blair and Actress Fan BingBing and the home has never been opened to the public.
The house reportedly features 21,500 square feet of living space, has an underground swimming pool, a simulated golf driving range and a billiards room.
Other facilities, including the number of bedrooms and bathrooms are unclear due to the amount of secrecy.
2 – Melbourne Home
Another home that’s shrouded in mystery, we were able to dig up a little more information on this property.
One of a few freestanding residences in the suburbs of Elizabeth Bay, this residence occupies a significant 1,662 square meters and overlooks the water.
The home was built in 1886 and was then a ladies college that was thought to have been designed by Benjamin Brooks, who also was an early owner of the home.
Rupert Murdoch purchased the home in 1995 for around $6.85 million dollars and then in 2001 sold it for $9.2 million dollars.
Its thought the house features a new kitchen, butler’s pantry as well as 5 bedrooms all with en-suites.
The extensive grounds hold amazing palm trees, large swimming pool and sandstone terraces that look out over the bay.
1 – News Corporation
Founded in Adelaide, Australia in 1979 the crowning glory of our list comes down to the one thing that has made Rupert Murdoch his money….. The global media empire simply known as News Corp.
The empire consists mainly of news and newspaper companies and some of these include The Fox News Network and its subsidiaries, BskyB UK Broadcasting arm and The New York Post.
He owns both Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland and controls most of the media publishing for Wall Street.
Another large company within the brand is Twentieth Century Fox that produce films and television products world-wide.
The company is thought to have yearly revenues of around $33.7 Billion Dollars at the time of recording this video and is headquartered in New York City.
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