Who Owns Fox News? (2022)

Fox News is a New York City-based American multinational, conservative cable news television channel. Fox News Media, which is owned by the Fox Corporation, is the owner of it.

Fox News was available in 87,118,000 American households as of September 2018 (90.8% of TV subscribers). Averaging 2.5 million viewers, Fox News was the most popular cable network in 2019.

Who Owns Fox News?

Fox News is owned by Fox News Media, which itself is owned by the Fox Corporation. Fox Corporation is owned by the Murdoch family with a 39% majority voting power.

Fox News is essentially owned by the Murdoch family via Fox Corporation. Rupert Murdoch is the current Chairman of Fox Corporation and his son, Lachlan Murdoch, is the current CEO.

Who founded Fox News?

Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-American media mogul, founded Fox News with the goal of appealing to conservative viewers. He selected Roger Ailes, a former Republican media consultant and CNBC executive, as the channel’s first CEO.

On October 7, 1996, 17 million cable subscribers saw the debut. Fox News expanded in the late 1990s and early 2000s to take over as the leading cable news network in the US.