Wendi Deng Murdoch Biography
(Entrepreneur and Investor)
Birthday: December 5, 1968 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Jinan, China
Wendi Deng Murdoch is a Chinese-American businesswoman, actress and producer also renowned as the ex-wife of Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of American multinational mass media corporation ‘News Corporation’. Deng was born and raised in China where she completed her high school studies and attended Guangzhou Medical College. However, after getting acquainted with American businessman Jake Cherry and his wife, Deng dropped her medical studies in-between and accompanied them on a student visa to America. A brilliant student, Deng got enrolled at California State University, Northridge and earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Thereafter, she attended Yale School of Management and obtained an MBA degree. Starting as an intern in Star TV, a subsidiary of News Corp, at its Hong Kong branch, she eventually became a full-time junior executive. She aided in developing Star’s music channel, Channel V’s distribution network in China and in planning Star TV’s operations in China and Hong Kong. While her professional life took an up-turn with News Corp, she got hitched with Murdoch. However, their 14-year old marriage culminated into divorce when the alleged rumours of Deng’s romantic associations with Tony Blair surfaced.