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Rupert Murdoch and Dasha Zhukova's mother Elena started an affair: what do we know?




There are new details of the trip to the Mediterranean of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova, whose affair became known yesterday. Another photo of the 92-year-old billionaire and his 66-year-old darling was published by the Daily Mail tabloid .

In the picture, Murdoch and Zhukova are sitting together under a sign that says "Happyland". Few people see Rupert Murdoch like this - in a festive mood, relaxed and happy that he is in the company of his new partner.


Elena Zhukova and Rupert Murdoch/Daily Mail

It is noted that the couple was accompanied by the daughters of the media magnate from his ex-wife Wendi Deng - 22-year-old Grace and 20-year-old Chloe. Grace, who took her boyfriend and Yale classmate Hugo Carney on the trip, has been posting vacation photos on Instagram. 


Grace Murdoch with a friend/Instagram


Grace Murdoch Instagram photo


Grace Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova cruise the Mediterranean on the legendary superyacht Christina O, chartered by the media mogul. The couple spend time off the coast of Corfu. Their romance, according to the tabloid, "is in its early stages." It is noteworthy that the yacht Christina O once belonged to the Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis, the main business rival of Stavros Niarchos - Dasha Zhukova is now just married to his grandson.

Elena Zhukova is the mother of the founder of the Garage Museum and ex-wife of billionaire Roman Abramovich Dasha Zhukova. She is a molecular biologist and worked at the medical research division of the University of California, Los Angeles until her retirement. Zhukova lived in the US for more than three decades after she left Russia in 1991 with her daughter after her divorce from her husband. Her ex-husband, entrepreneur Alexander Zhukov, is the founder and main owner of the international investment group Interfinance, has been living in the UK since the 90s. Elena met Rupert Murdoch through his ex-wife Wendy Deng, whom she was friends with.

Rupert Murdoch is a media mogul with an estimated net worth of $17 billion. He has been married several times and has six children from previous marriages. It is believed that it was the Murdoch family that served as the prototype of the Roy family in the sensational TV series "The Heirs".


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