Jonathan Harmsworth was bornon 3 December 1967 in London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom. Jonathan Harmsworth is #1758 in List Billionaires People In The World. 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.
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
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
He ranked fourth in the Publishing, Advertising, and PR section of the Sunday Times Rich List 2013 with an estimated wealth of £720 million
They have five children:In 2002, The Guardian reported that Rothermere had fathered another son from a relationship prior to his marriage
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
Jonathan Harold Esmond Vere Harmsworth, 4th Viscount Rothermere (born 3 December 1967) is a British viscount and inheritor of a newspaper and media empire founded by his great-grandfather Harold Sidney Harmsworth