Cassian Baliarsingh

After ending his 30 years of marriage with Melinda French Gates, Bill Gates seems to have found love again. The former world’s richest man is reportedly seeing Paula Hurd, the widow of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle.

According to sources, the 67-year-old Microsoft co-founder has been in a relationship with Paula for more than a year now after the death of her husband Mark in 2019. Mark Hurd, who was the CEO of software company Oracle, died in October 2019 after a long battle with cancer.

Paula and Mark share two daughters, Kathryn and Kelly.  After her husband’s death, Paula has been working as an event planner and philanthropist. Both, Paula and Bill Gates love tennis and had crossed paths before Mark’s death. They run in the same circles and have been often photographed watching tennis games.

Last month, the two were spotted enjoying a game of tennis at the Australian Open. The couple was spotted sitting side-by-side and holding each other’s hands as they watched the game. Although, the two have been maintaining a cordial relationship before media persons, there’s no mystery that they’re in a romantic relationship.

“They’re inseparable and spend most of the time together. They’ve been together for over a year now,” a friend of the rumoured couple told the

Worth mentioning, Bill Gates divorced his wife of 30 years Melinda in August 2021. However, they run their foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation together.