Jonathan Harmsworth

About Jonathan Harmsworth

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

Jonathan Harmsworth Net Worth

Jonathan Harmsworth was born on December 03, 1967 in London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. Jonathan Harmsworth is the aristocratic owner of Britain's gossipy tabloid, the Daily Mail. Known formally as the Viscount Rothermere, Harmsworth, controls the Daily Mail & General Trust--the corporate parent of the newspaper and DailyMail. com. Its website possesses the same gabby personality, attracting 100 million visitors each month through quickly written blog posts on entertainment and politics. Harmsworth turned a notable page in the family history book in 2009 selling The Evening Standard to Russian Alexander Lebedev. The Viscount Rothermere took over DMGT at just 30 years old, inheriting it from his late father. His great-grandfather Harold founded the media company with his brother Alfred a century earlier.
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💰 Net worth: $1.25 Billion (2020)

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

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Biography/Timeline

1993

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

1998

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.

2002

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.

2013

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.

2017

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".