39. Rupert Murdoch & family
The media baron, who controls News Corp. and 21st Century Fox, has been mired in scandals. Fox
News talk show hosts Eric Bolling and Bill O’reilly resigned in 2017 after accusations of sexual harassment, a year after former chairman Roger Ailes stepped down amid similar claims. All 3 denied the allegations. Meanwhile, his bid to buy European broadcasting giant Sky is delayed while U.K. authorities conduct investigations. Murdoch got his start in newspapers in Australia and New Zealand after inheriting his first at age 21 when his father died.