Wife of Lachlan Murdoch, Sarah Murdoch, 45, was famous in her own right far before she ever went from O’Hare to Murdoch, albeit the latter name more globally known.
As her husband Lachlan has just been named to reign over the family media empire, one cannot help but wonder how much of a role Sarah Murdoch will play given her decades of experience as an Australian TV personality, her business acumen defining herself as a brand and her longtime philanthropy. Plus, her closeness to her father-in-law media mega-mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The Daily Beast reported he’ll be the CEO of New Fox, slated to be born after 21st Century Fox sells its assets to Walt Disney Co. “The new Fox will begin as the only media company solely focused on the domestic market; focused on what Americans love best—sports, news and entertainment, built and delivered for a U.S. audience,” Rupert Murdoch told the Daily Beast.
But here’s what you need to know about Sarah Murdoch:
1.Before Becoming a Murdoch, She Was Sarah O’Hare Ballerina & Then Model
British-born in 1972 and raised in Sydney Australia, Sarah O’Hare attended the McDonald College of the Performing Arts to study ballet but, reportedly, was told she was too tall to be a successful dancer so she decided on a career in modeling.
GettySarah O’Hare with parents Caroline and Patrick in 1997.
At just 17, she signed with a model agency in Sydney, Vivien’s Management and was soon whisked off the Paris to work as a runway model for some of the biggest names in high-end designer and couture fashion.
Sarah modeled for Karl Lagerfeld, Issey Miyake, Gianfranco Ferré, Givenchy, Alberta Ferretti, Kenzo, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Givenchy, Oscar de la Renta, Chanel, and Emanuel Ungaro. She appeared in editorial fashion campaigns for L’Oréal, Revlon, Bonds, Yves Saint Laurent, and Estée Lauder.
And Sarah made a splash in her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover in 1999 and then appeared again in 2003.
Sarah O’Hare, and later Sarah Murdoch, appeared on many international fashion covers from the U.K. to U.S., to Australia and Spain.
Her tall svelte figure, and sculpted face, framed by blonde hair graced Glamour, GQ and Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire among other magazines and fashion publications.
2. In 1999, Sarah O’Hare Married Lachlan Murdoch of the Murdochs
Lachlan Murdoch son of media magnate Rupert Murdoch and his wife Sarah O’Hare arrive at the Christian Dior boutique in New York in 1999.
In 1999, the then-Sarah O’Hare married Lachlan Murdoch, son of mogul Rupert Murdoch. The live in California and have three children; sons Kalan, 14, and Aiden 12, and 8-year-old daughter Aerin.
When the matriarch of the Murdoch family Elisabeth Murdoch, appointed Dame by the Order of the British Empire for her philanthropic efforts, wife of Australian newspaper publisher Sir Keith Murdoch, and Rupert Murdoch’s mother, passed away at age in 103 in 2012, Sarah …read more