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Paula Yates

Profession: TV Personality

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Paula Yates had a career as a music journalist and TV presenter on UK television, appearing on "The Tube" and "The Big Breakfast".

Yates was married to The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof for ten years before getting together with INXS singer Michael Hutchence. She died of a heroin overdose in 2000.

Born: April 24, 1960
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: September 17, 2000 (aged 40)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

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  • 1986-06-21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

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