Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder reportedly has been dating Paula Kalupa for more than a year. She is the widow of late Oracle co-CEO and the one-time boss of Hewlett-Packard Mark Hurd, who died in 2019. “They are inseparable,” a friend of the couple said, reported the DailyMail.
“They’ve been together for over a year and always describe her as a ‘mystery woman,’ but it’s no mystery to her inner circle that they’re in a romantic relationship,” the person said.
Paula Kalupa was born on 1962 in the United States of America. She is 58 years old.
Ex-husband later Mark Hurd
Paula’s husband died at the age of 62 after a reported battle with cancer. He had an estimated net worth of $500 million at the time of his death. She tied the knot with Mark on Mat 12, 1990. The couple shared two kids Kelly Hurd and Kathryn Hurd.
Paula Kalupa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Texas. Once a technology executive, Kalupa is now an event planner, organiser and philanthropist. She is now working as the Event Manager at Club 27. Previously, she worked as an Executive with NCR Corporation.
Relationship with Bill Gates
Kalupa and Gates run in the same circles and had crossed paths before Mark’s death thanks to their love mutual love for tennis. They were seen sitting in the same box at a tennis match in 2015. Last month, the pair were spotted watching the Men’s Singles Final together at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. They further sparked romance rumours when they were seen taking a walk together around the Australian city, but at the same time, she had not been identified. The couple also travelled to Sydney, where the billionaire Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.