Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall have announced their engagement.

The media mogul, 84, and the 59-year-old model placed an advert in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the Times newspaper, which is owned by Mr Murdoch's News Corporation.

The pair reportedly began their relationship in the summer of 2015 and got engaged at the weekend, during which they attended the Golden Globe awards ceremony.

The notice read: "Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth, Lachlan, James, Grace and Chloe Murdoch, and Miss Jerry Hall, mother of Elizabeth, James, Georgia and Gabriel Jagger, are delighted to announce their engagement."

A spokesman for the Murdoch family told the paper: "They have loved these past months together, are thrilled to be getting married and excited about their future."

Mr Murdoch has six children from his marriages to Patricia Booker, Anna Murdoch Mann
and Wendi Deng. Ms Hall has four children from her relationship with Mick Jagger.

According to Forbes in December 2014, Mr Murdoch's net worth is $12.7 billion