Wendi Deng Murdoch (; born December 8, 1968) is a Chinese-born American businesswoman. Born in Jinan, Shandong, she was the third wife of News Corporation chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, who filed for divorce from her in June 2013. In 1988 Deng was sponsored by an American family for a student visa. She attended Cal State Northridge for economics and completed her master’s degree in business at the Yale School of Management. Deng’s debut in the media came with Fox TV. She was offered an internship at Star TV, Hong Kong, part of News Corporation.