Jonathan Harmsworth Net Worth

Jonathan Harmsworth, Viscount Rothermere, is the aristocratic owner of Britain's gossipy tabloid, the Daily Mail. He inherited the Daily Mail & General Trust from his late father at the age of 30 and has since grown the company to include the website, which attracts 100 million visitors each month. In 2009, Harmsworth sold The Evening Standard to Russian Alexander Lebedev, a notable page in the family history book as his great-grandfather Harold founded the media company with his brother Alfred a century earlier.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day December 03, 1967
Birth Place London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Birth Sign Capricorn
Education Gordonstoun School
Alma mater Duke University
Occupation Publisher
Title Viscount Rothermere Baron Rothermere Baronet of Horsey
Spouse(s) Claudia Caroline Clemence
Children 6
Parent(s) Vere, Viscount Rothermere and Patricia Evelyn Beverley Matthews

💰 Net worth: $1.3 Billion (2024)

Jonathan Harmsworth, widely recognized for his contributions to the media and entertainment industry in the United Kingdom, is projected to have a net worth of $1.3 billion by 2024. As a prominent figure in the field, he has had a significant impact on both the growth and innovation of media platforms and content. Through strategic investments and successful ventures, Harmsworth has managed to amass a substantial fortune, solidifying his status as a leading player in the industry. With his wealth and influence, he continues to shape the landscape of media and entertainment in the UK and beyond.

2011 $1 Billion
2014 $1.9 Billion
2015 $1.5 Billion
2016 $1.3 Billion
2018 $1.28 Billion

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Rothermere married Claudia Caroline Clemence, daughter of Terence J. Clemence, on 15 July 1993. They have five children:


Harmsworth held various positions in Associated Newspapers and was managing Director of the Evening Standard, when the sudden death of his Father in 1998 resulted in his becoming the controlling shareholder and chairman of Associated and of its parent Daily Mail and General Trust just before his 31st birthday. One change he has instituted since becoming chairman is requiring Directors to retire at age 75.


In 2002, The Guardian reported that Rothermere had fathered another son from a relationship prior to his marriage. Rothermere confirmed this in his testimony to the Leveson Inquiry.


He ranked fourth in the Publishing, Advertising, and PR section of the Sunday Times Rich List 2013 with an estimated wealth of £720 million. In April 2015, the Sunday Times estimated his net worth at £1 billion He has non-domicile tax status and owns his media businesses through a complex structure of offshore holdings and trusts.


The BBC's Newsnight programme at the end of January 2017 reported that former prime minister David Cameron had approached Lord Rothermere to sack Eurosceptic Paul Dacre, the Editor of the Daily Mail in the run up to the 2016 EU membership referendum. A representative of Lord Rothermere refused to confirm or deny the story, although a spokesman for Cameron confirmed that had tried to persuade both Dacre and Rothermere over the vote. Rothermere's representative told the media: "Over the years, Lord Rothermere has been leant on by more than one prime minister to remove Associated Newspapers’ editors but, as he told Lord Justice Leveson on oath, he does not interfere with the editorial policies of his papers".