Murdoch passed the CEO title to his son James Murdoch, whose pay also went up to $26.4 million from $15.1 million.
Rupert Murdoch’s other son, Lachlan Murdoch, also executive chairman of the company, earned $23.7 million. He didn’t have an executive role at 21st Century Fox the year before.
Former COO Chase Carey earned $29.2 million, up from $23.2 million. He continues to serve on the company’s board and as vice chairman.