Paula Elizabeth Yates was born in Colwyn Bay (Wales) on 24 April 1959, was an English writer and TV presenter. Yates belongs to a show business family. She was the daughter of Jess Yates, a TV anchor, and Elaine Smith, a former showgirl actress and author of erotic novels from Blackpool, who used the stage name, Heller Toren. Paula went to Rowen Primary School, Ysgol Aberconwy, Penrhos College. The Yates family ran the Deganwy Castle Hotel for a period, before moving to a substantial house in Rowen of Conwy. After the separation of her folks' marriage in 1975, Paula lived with her mom, including periods in Majorca and Malta where she was a student at Bellver International College, before coming back to Britain.
In 1979, Yates began her career as a music columnist for a section called "Natural Blonde" in the weekly newspaper “Record Mirror”, soon after posturing for Penthouse magazine. She initially came to prominence as co-anchor with Jools Holland of The Tube, a pop music program on Channel 4 in the 1980s. Yates likewise showed up close by companion Jennifer Saunders on Bananarama for a satire "mockumentary" in 1987. She released an adaptation of the Nancy Sinatra hit tune "These Boots Are Made for Walkin" in 1982. After the birth of her little girls, Yates authored two books on parenthood. She proceeded with her rock news coverage, notwithstanding being a presenter of The Tube, the music show.
She turned out to be most notorious on The Big Breakfast program for her "on the bed" interviews, created by
Bob Geldof, her husband. Yates showed up on Have I Got News for You, the quiz show on BBC and clashed with Ian Hislop over remarks he had beforehand made about her bosom augment surgery on 27 October of 1995. She was the author of books such as Rock Stars in Their Underpants, Blondes, The Fun Starts Here and many others.Yates turned out to be much more famous as the girlfriend of Bob Geldof, with whom she lived for a few years before getting wedded in 1986.
They as of now had one little girl, Fifi Trixibelle, and a further two young ladies took after. Notwithstanding, in 1995, Paula left Geldof for artist Michael Hutchence, with whom she had another little girl. In the meantime, her public life and individual life started to be addressed and censored in the media.
In 1997, Hutchence committed suicide and Paula ended up noticeably troubled, in the end looking for psychiatric treatment. In the meantime, there was a question mark over the authority of her youngest girl, Tiger Lily. Also, assisting media assertions were made proposing that Jess Yates was not Paula's biological dad.
A paternity test demonstrated that the late Hughie Greene, the host of quiz show was in turn her dad. Soon after this declaration, Paula Yates was discovered dead, due to the drug overdose on 17 September of 2000. Tiger Lily now lives with Bob Geldof and her stepsisters, the off springs of him and Yates.