Rupert Murdoch pays $57M for a four-floor Penthouse in Manhattan News Corp. Founder and CEO Rupert Murdoch (82 ) is one of the most powerful media moguls of our time. His fortune is estimated at $13.4 billion dollar. He does not hesitate to present the prosperity that comes with. The media tycoon lost his Fifth Ave. residence in his divorce from Wendi Deng and decided to invest $57,25 millon dollar for a even bigger one.