Facts about Paula Yates


Paula Yates (born as Paula Elizabeth Yates in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, UK, died in London, England) was a famous Entertainer from Welsh, who lived between April 24, 1960 and September 17, 2000.


Paula Elizabeth Yates was a British television personality and author, best known for her two shows, The Tube and Big Breakfast.

Yates was born in Colwyn Bay in Wales, she grew up in a show business family. Her mother was Elaine Smith, a former showgirl, actress and author of erotic novels, who used the stage names Helene Thornton and Heller Toren. Until late in her life, Yates believed that his father was Jess Yates, who was known as "Bishop" and who was a presenter for ITV religious program, "Stars On Sunday." Yates and Smith were married from 1958-1975, but Yates was 16 years older than his wife and their marriage was unconventional. Jess Yates was sacked from his job in 1974 because of scandalous newspaper stories about his private life.

In a troublesome childhood, Yates went to school Penrhos College, Ysgol Aberconwy. Yates family ran the Deganwy Castle Hotel for a period, before they moved to a large house in Rowena in Conwy. After the dissolution of their parents' marriage in 1975, Yates lived mostly with his mother, including periods in Malta and Mallorca where she was a pupil at Bellver International College, before she returned to the UK.

The 17 September 2000, at his daughter Pixies 10th anniversary, was Yates, 41, found dead at his home in London by an overdose of heroin. The medics came to the conclusion that it was not a suicide, but a result of "reckless and irresponsible" behavior.

Shortly after her death, took the ex-husband Bob Geldof Tiger Lily in custody with the willing consent of Hutchence parents, so she could be fostered with his three older half-sisters, FiFi, Peech Geldof and Pixie. Her aunt, Tina Hutchence, INXS sister of singer Michael Hutchence, was refused permission by the judge to apply for Tiger Lily could bos with her in California.

In 2007, Geldof on to a British court for a formal adoption of Tiger Lily and a change of her surname to Geldof, despite strong opposition from Hutchence's mother and sister. Since January 2008, her legal full name have been Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Paula.

Related authors: Michael Hutchence, Bob Geldof

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"When Michael died I was tipped over the edge. I was beyond grief"
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"Now I'm starting, relatively, to think straight again. I live one day at a time, one hour at a time. What makes it all worthwhile is my children"