“The 86-year-old Australian-born media mogul lives in a 7,500-square-foot house on the estate with wife Jerry Hall,” noted The Hill. “Murdoch acquired the 13-acre property in 2013 for $28.8 million, according to Forbes.”
Some accounts, perhaps premature, said the Murdoch home had already burned.
The Los Angeles Times said the Bel-Air fire is burning “near” the vineyard estate of Murdoch, adding: “On Moraga Drive on Wednesday, gray smoke surrounded Murdoch’s property, but neither the buildings nor the vineyards had burned.”
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