Paula Yates (TV Show Host)
Paula Yates

Paula Elizabeth Yates was an English television presenter and writer. Yates is best known for her work on two television programmes, The Tube and The Big Breakfast. She was the girlfriend of musician Bob Geldof from 1976 to 1986 and was married to him from 1986 to 1996. She was also in a relationship with musician Michael Hutchence from the mid-1990s until Hutchence’s death in 1997. Yates died of a heroin overdose in 2000.

Born: Paula Elizabeth Yates, April 24, 1959, Colwyn Bay, Wales
Died: September 17, 2000, London, England
Cause of death: Heroin overdose
Occupation: Television presenter, writer
Years active: 1979–2000
Known for: The Tube, The Big Breakfast
Partner(s): Michael Hutchence (1995–1997)
Children: 4, including Peaches and Pixie Geldof
Parent(s): Elaine Smith, Jess Yates, Hughie Green (biological father)
IMDb: Paula Yates’s IMDb

About Paula Yates

The longtime host of British shows The Tube and The Big Breakfast.

Before Fame

Her parents divorced in 1975 and she went to live with her mother abroad.


She was a columnist for the Record Mirror before gaining popularity on TV.

Family Life

She was married to Bob Geldof and had three daughters with him: Pixie, Peaches and Fifi. She was also in a relationship with Michael Hutchence that produced a daughter named Tiger.


She had a popular cover of Nancy Sinatra‘s “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’.”

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