Geldof in September 2009
|Born||Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof
13 March 1989
Westminster, London, UK
|Residence||North London, UK|
|Occupation||Broadcaster, journalist, model|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Parents||Bob Geldof (father)
Paula Yates (mother)
|Relatives||Pixie Geldof (sister)
Hughie Green (grandfather)
Geldof was born in London in 1989, the second daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates and the granddaughter of Hughie Green. Her sisters are Fifi Trixibelle Geldof and Pixie Geldof. She also has a younger half-sister, Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof.
She grew up in Chelsea, London, and Faversham, Kent, and was educated at Queen's College, London. After moving out of her father's house at eighteen, Peaches rented a flat in Islington, North London, but gave up her lease to move to New York with then-husband, Max Drummey.
Geldof wrote a magazine column for the UK edition of Elle Girl, starting with its April 2004 issue and continuing until the magazine folded in October 2005. From age 14–17 she wrote a weekly socio-political column for The Daily Telegraph, and wrote numerous articles for The Guardian.
Geldof wrote and presented her own documentary TV programme, Peaches Geldof: Teenage Mind in 2005, which was followed up with Peaches Geldof: Teen America, which aired on Sky One in the UK on 1 March 2006. In 2006, Geldof was placed at number seven in the Tatler's list of Top Ten Fashion Icons for the year, the youngest person on the list. In 2007, readers of FHM voted her the 53rd sexiest woman in the world.
In September 2007 Geldof made her catwalk début modelling for PPQ at London Fashion Week. She was also announced as the face of the Australian fashion line Dotti. Premiering on 19 October 2008 was Peaches: Disappear Here, a MTV One reality show in which Peaches founds a new youth-orientated magazine.
In 2009 Peaches was signed to a six-figure modelling deal to become the face of the Miss Ultimo collection. Michelle Mone, the head of Ultimo underwear said at the time "Peaches was the perfect choice for this campaign. She's young, edgy with lashings of style". The collection was launched at the Debenhams department store in Oxford Street in May 2009. Peaches was subsequently dropped from the Ultimo brand in March 2010 after nude pictures and allegations of drug use were posted on the Internet and published in the media. Geldof vehemently denied the claims and said, "I am disappointed that Ultimo has decided not to extend my contract based on a wildly exaggerated account of a night in Los Angeles five months ago." Mone said that "as a brand that targets young women, we feel it is impossible for Peaches to continue."
On 5 August 2008, Geldof married Max Drummey, an American musician from the band Chester French, at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. The couple announced on 7 February 2009 that they had amicably decided to end their marriage. Drummey filed for divorce on 18 April 2011 in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences.
Geldof married Thomas Cohen, lead singer of the South East London band S.C.U.M on 8 September 2012 at the same church in Davington where her parents married 26 years earlier, and also where her mother's funeral was held in 2000. Geldof and Cohen have two sons: Astala Dylan Willow (born 21 April 2012) and Phaedra Bloom Forever (born 24 April 2013, which would have been the 54th birthday of Geldof's mother Paula Yates).
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