Media mogul Rupert Murdoch gets engaged to Jerry Hall

MUMBAI: At a time when divorce rates are sky rocketing and the current generation is increasingly shying away from marriage as an institution there is one person who has proved his faith in the holy union quite strong. At the age of 84, media mogul Rupert Murdoch has announced his engagement to actress and model Jerry Hall, who turns 60 in a year.

The couple, who were seen together in Los Angeles last weekend while attending Golden Globe Awards, had declared this happy news in births, marriages and deaths section in the Times newspaper.

This will be News Corp executive chairman Murdoch's fourth marriage, while for Hall this will be her first under the law. Hall had a 23-year long  relationship with Mick Jagger with whom she has four children -- Elizabeth, now aged 31, James, 29, Georgia May, 23, and Gabriel, 17. Jagger and Hall did have a marriage of sorts, which was later declared invalid by the High Court in London in 1999.

On the other hand, Murdoch has six children from his three previous marriages namely James, Lachlan, Elisabeth, Chloe, Grace and Prudence. He divorced his third wife Wendi Deng, 46, in 2013.

Murdoch was previously married to Patricia Booker, a former flight attendant from Melbourne, and then to Scottish journalist Anna Torv.

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