Austin Hearst was born in United States. Austin Hearst is a grandson of media baron William Randolph Hearst and younger brother of former venture capital investor William Randolph Hearst III/ Austin is a TV and film producer. His most recent project, "The Vow," a romance starring Rachel McAdams, was released in February 2012. Past work includes TV cartoon versions of popular comic strips Popeye and Son, and Beetle Bailey. Media giant Hearst Corp. includes newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations, and stakes in cable networks ESPN, Lifetime, and A&E. The cable holdings are doing especially well: Hearst Corp.'s stake in ESPN is worth more than $11 billion. Hearst Corp. is owned by a trust whose beneficiaries are the heirs of William Randolph Hearst; the trust makes annual cash distributions. The family also owns the 90,000-square-foot Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Calif.; in 2005 the state paid the Hearsts $95 million to preserve the property.
In 2015, he launched with his wife designer Gabriela Perezutti Hearst, Gabriela Hearst
He was awarded The National Humanitarian 2014 Award
He plays a leadership role in the family-owned Hearst Corporation, one of America’s largest diversified media companies where he has been a member of the board of directors since 1990
John Augustine Chilton Hearst (born October 24, 1952) is an American business and media executive, film producer and philanthropist
The investment into the building, first built in 1902 as a grain storage facility, was in excess of $100 million