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Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova marry at Bel Air winery Moraga

Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova married on Saturday evening at his Bel Air, Calif., winery, Moraga.

Murdoch, the chairman emeritus of Fox Corporation and News Corp., and Zhukova, a molecular biologist, were engaged earlier this year.

Photos showed the happy couple beaming at the Los Angeles property, with the bride in a chic white dress and the groom in a sharp dark suit.

Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova at his Bel Air vineyard, Moraga. Fox

Murdoch and Zhukova, a molecular biologist, were engaged earlier this year. Fox

We previously reported that the pair attended the annual Breakthrough Prize ceremony — known as “the Oscars of science” — together in April at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, where prizes were awarded in the categories of life sciences, physics and math.

Moraga is located in the Santa Monica Mountains, and was once the home and ranch of Victor Fleming, the director of classic films “The Wizard of Oz” and “Gone with the Wind.”

Murdoch has owned the Los Angeles winery since 2013. Fox

Rupert Murdoch and Elena Zhukova posed for pics with Sia Godika, the teen winner of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge.
Justin Bishop for Breakthrough Prize

It was turned into a vaunted vineyard in the 1980s by Tom and Ruth Jones and became Murdoch’s Los Angeles home and winery in 2013.

Murdoch’s News Corp. owns The Post as well as American media giants Fox News and the Wall Street Journal. He stood down as chairman in November when son Lachlan Murdoch took over his responsibilities.

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