Who are Paula Hurd's daughters? Bill Gates' rumored girlfriend is yet to meet his 3 children

Who are Paula Hurd's daughters? Bill Gates' rumored girlfriend is yet to meet his 3 children
Bill Gates (L) has not met Paula Hurd's (C) children, Kathryn (Top R) and Kelly (Bottom R) (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME, Universal Tennis/YouTube screenshot, Kathryn Hurd/Twitter, Kelly Hurd Umberg/Facebook)

MEDINA, WASHINGTON: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, 67, is said to be dating Paula Hurd, widow of Mark Hurd, who died from cancer in 2019. The pair was photographed together at the Australian Open last month, sitting together and watching the game. The rumors of their alleged relationship come about two years after Gates and his ex-wife Melinda French Gates said ended their 27-year marriage and the divorce was finalized in August 2021. However, Hurd has reportedly still not met Gates' children.


"It's widely known that Bill Gates and Paula Hurd are dating, but she hasn't met his kids yet," a source told People. Gates and his ex-wife share three children, daughters Jennifer, 26, and Phoebe, 20, and son Rory, 23. On the other hand, Mark and Paula, who married in 1990, have two daughters named Kathryn and Kelly.


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Kathryn Hurd

Mark and Paula's firstborn daughter, Kathryn Hurd, attended Wake Forest University where she studied International Affairs, Sociology and Politics. Here she was also the president's assistant. She was involved in the writing of the online publication, 'The Odyssey', according to its website. Kathryn also attended the University of California, Berkley, where she studied Investigative Reporting. According to the website of Berkley Journalism, "Kathryn Hurd is a San Francisco-based investigative reporter and freelance writer. For the past two years, she’s been reporting on the child welfare system at UC Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program."


"In 2022, she was the recipient of the George Polk Award for her participation in PBS Frontline documentary ‘American Insurrection,’ an in-depth look at the rise of domestic extremism in the U.S. The film was also nominated for a Peabody Award and a News & Documentary Emmy Award," it continues. 

"Her work has appeared in ProPublica, PBS Frontline, and The San Francisco Examiner. She’s also contributed to investigations at BuzzFeed News, KQED, and Oklahoma Watch," the website says, adding, "Kathryn received her Master’s Degree in Investigative Reporting from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism."


Kelly Hurd

Not much is known about Kelly except that she is married to the love of her life, Tommy Umberg, according to Backyard Estate Wedding. "On a sunny day in Atherton, California, Oracle’s CEO Mark Hurd and wife Paula hosted the wedding of their daughter, Kelly to Tommy Umberg, son of Tom Umberg, currently running for State Senate this fall. , Kelly and Tommy welcomed guests to a classic and timeless evening, complete with a private performance by the couple’s favorite band, Lord Huron," the website says.

Her Facebook profile has various images of her wedding. It says she lives in San Francisco, California, and is from, Atherton.


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