|Name Anna Mann|
|Nieces Anna Torv|
Siblings Hans Torv
|Spouse Rupert Murdoch (m. 1967–1999)|
Children Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch
Grandchildren Aidan Patrick Murdoch, Aerin Elisabeth Murdoch, Kalan Alexander Murdoch
Similar People Lachlan Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch, James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng Murdoch
Born 30 June 1944 (age 76), Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Anna Maria Mann DSG (née Torv; formerly Murdoch; born 30 June 1944) is a Scottish journalist and novelist. She was married to Rupert Murdoch from 1967 to 1999, and they have three children together.
Anna Torv was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1944 to Jacob Tõrv, an Estonian-born merchant seaman, and Sylvia Braida, a Scottish drycleaner. Her parents had a drycleaning business in Glasgow, until they emigrated to Australia. When they opened a picnic park outside Sydney and it went bankrupt, her mother left the family household. She has two brothers and one sister. Raised Catholic, she attended a Sisters of Mercy convent school.
She worked as a journalist for the Australian Daily Telegraph. She later served on the board of directors of News Corporation.
She was married to Rupert Murdoch from 1967 to 1999. They had three children:
When they divorced in 1999, she reportedly received $1.7 billion (including $110 million in cash) from the settlement. She remarried six months later, to William Mann, a financier. They reside in The Hamptons, in a house formerly owned by the philanthropist Yasmin Aga Khan.
In 1998, she was made a Dame of the Order of St. Gregory the Great.