Who is Jerry Hall and what is her net worth? Model finalises divorce with Rupert Murdoch

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 (REUTERS)
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Jerry Hall and billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch have finalised their divorce, bringing to an end six years of marriage.

News of the split broke last month when the former supermodel, 66, filed for divorce in a Los Angeles court, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the marriage breaking down.

The court petition has now been withdrawn after Hall and Murdoch, 91, privately agreed to the terms of their split.

“Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch have finalised their divorce,” a joint statement from their lawyers read. “They remain good friends and wish each other the best for the future.”

Here’s everything you need to know about Jerry Hall.

Who is Jerry Hall?

Jerry Faye Hall is a 66-year-old American model and actress, who began her modelling career in the 1970s, becoming one of the most sought-after models in the world, before she transitioned into acting, appearing in the 1989 film Batman.

She was born in Gonzales, Texas, to Marjorie and John P Hall, and is of English, Irish and Dutch descent. She was raied in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas.

Hall has a twin sister, Terry, as well as three older sisters, including Rosy Hall, one of the first Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

She was a long-term partner of the Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, with whom she had four children, and subsequently married Rupert Murdoch, from whom she’s now divorced.

In 1975, she began dating Brian Ferry, who she left Jagger for. The couple married in a Hindu wedding ceremony in Bali in 1990, but the wedding was deemed not legally valid according to either Indonesian or English law by the High Court of England and Wales in 1999.

High Court of England and Wales in 1999, ruling that the “marriage” was not legally valid according to either Indonesian or English law.

On March 4, 2016, Hall married Rupert Murdoch in a ceremony at St Bride’s, Fleet Street, eight weeks after annoucing their engagement with a listing in The Times newspaper.

What is Jerry Hall’s net worth?

Jerry Hall’s net worth is not known, but it is estimated at around $20 million (£16m).

Ex-husband Rupert Murdoch is reportedly worth $17.6 billion (£14.5 billion), according to Forbes, making him the 90th richest person in the world.

Do Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall have kids?

Rupert and Hall don’t have any children together, but between them they have 10 from previous marriages.

Jerry Hall has four children with Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger: Elizabeth (38), Georgia May (30), James (36) and Gabriel (24).

Rupert Murdoch has six children from previous relationships, including Prudence (64) from his first marriage to Patricia Booker; Elisabeth (53), Lachlan (50), and James (49), with second wife Anna Torv.

He also has Grace (21) and Chloe (19), with third wife Wendi Deng.