– 17 September 2000) was an English television presenter and writer, best known for her work on two television programmes, The Tube and The Big Breakfast. Until late in her life, Yates believed her biological father to be Jess Yates, who hosted the ITV religious programme Stars on Sunday.
She was in a relationship with musician Bob Geldof from 1976 to 1996. Jess Yates and Elaine Smith were married from 1958 to 1975.
In 1979, Yates began her career as a music journalist with a column called "Natural Blonde" in the Record Mirror, shortly after posing for Penthouse magazine.
She first came to prominence in the 1980s, as co-presenter (with Jools Holland) of the Channel 4 pop music programme The Tube.
The Yates family ran the Deganwy Castle Hotel for a time, before moving to a large house in Rowen, Conwy.
After the break-up of her parents' marriage in 1975, Paula lived mostly with her mother, including periods in Malta and Mallorca where she was a pupil at Bellver International College, before returning to Britain.
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In 1982, she released a version of the Nancy Sinatra hit song "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'".For seven years, they made a striking pair with their good looks, enigmatic brown eyes and flowing dark hair, and even after their split Hutchence and Michele Bennett remained his closest confidante as he went on to date some of the world's most beautiful and successful women.First love: Michael Hutchence and Michele Bennett (pictured on Valentine's Day 1985), who was his first serious girlfriend, became his closest confidante and the one he called with a final plea for help on the morning of his tragic death in a Sydney hotel room Friends to the end: Michele Bennett (left) went on to become a successfuil film producer, but was always there for Michael Hutchence until his untimely death.He was a founding member, lead singer and lyricist of rock band INXS from 1977 until his death in 1997.He was a member of short-lived pop rock group Max Q and recorded solo material which was released posthumously.