Juliet de Baubigny, 44, is the Silicon Valley investor millionaire who was on the arm of media mogul Rupert Murdoch at Vanity Fair’s post Oscars party on March 3, reports The San Francisco Chronicle.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. They Haven’t Said if They’re Dating
It’s not known if the two are officially an item. What is true is that the couple posed together at the entrance to Vanity Fair’s post-Oscars bash. The party took place at the Sunset Tower hotel. While attending the gathering, de Baubigny wore a strapless turquoise dress, with a gold necklace and earrings.
2. de Baubigny Has Been Voted One of Silicon Valley’s Most Stylish
She’s obviously popular with Vanity Fair, in April 2013 she was included in the magazine’s list of “Silicon Valley Most Stylish” persons. According to her profile in the magazine:
As a partner at a high-powered Menlo Park venture capital firm and a board member at Product (RED), Juliet de Baubigny’s personal style is a striking balance between powerful professional and passionate philanthropist.
[She] is often seen in structured shift dresses, belted frocks, and flowing asymmetrical gowns, many of which she’s likely bought online at her favorite online shopping sites, Net-A-Porter and Kirna Zabete. Some of her choice designers include Derek Lam, J. Mendel, Azzedine Alaia, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen.
3. de Baubigny Is No Gold Digger
Fisker Karma lands in East Hampton, NY. pic.twitter.com/Hrr39aA
— Juliet de Baubigny (@JulietdeB1) August 11, 2011
Many might thing that in being with a dinosaur, de Baubigny is surely a gold digger. But that isn’t the case, she’s a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers. According to her online profile, she joined the firm in 2001. She works with companies, advising them in human resources. Prior to working with KPCB, she was managing director of Ramsey Beirne Associates and began her career with Procter & Gamble in the UK.
She attended college in England at Northumbria University. According to her LinkedIn page, she lives in the San Francisco area.
4. de Baubigny Has 2 Kids
She’s a mother of two. So, if they are together, both parties are bringing kids into the relationship. Murdoch has six children in total.
In September 2010, she wrote a post on Gwyneth Paltrow’s controversial blog, Goop, in which she makes several references to her husband. Meanwhile, SF Gate reports that she and her husband have divorced.
5. Murdoch Just Split From His Wife in June 2013
In the summer of 2013, Murdoch filed for divorce from his wife, Wendi Deng. Since their separation, revelations have come up in the media. There are allegations that Deng may have had an affair with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.