In Pictures: Peaches Geldof; daughter, wife, mother.

Peaches was born on March 13th 1989, second daughter of musician Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates. Below peaches days after her birth, with parents and sister Fifi Trixiebelle, at St Marys Hospital, London. Image Credit


A happier time – the whole family together at Disney land (1992). Bob and Paula split three years later. In an interview with Elle two years ago Peaches described the drastic change in her mother when her parents split. Image Credit


Peaches age six with her mum Paula, new stepdad Michael Hutchence of rock band INXS, and half sister Tiger Lily(1996). Hutchence committed suicide a year later. Image Credit


Bob won custody of the three girls in 1998, after Paula attempted suicide, overcome with grief following the death of Michael Hutchence. Image Credit


Paula died in 2000, on Peaches younger sister, Pixie’s, 10th birthday. It was a terrible time for the family. Recently in an interview Peaches explained that at the time she didn’t grieve, she went to school the next day and acted like nothing happened. Image Credit


Peaches began writing a column for Elle when she was just 15, and also produced and stared in a documentary called Teenage Mind for ITV. She appeared intelligent and sensible and wise beyond her years.

Peaches Geldof – Teenage Mind from Barbie MacLaurin on Vimeo.

Peaches claimed she didn’t grieve her mother until she was sixteen, this was also the time she started acting out. She was in the media every day for her partying and bad behavior. Below she is being whisked away from an Urban Outfitters after being accused of shoplifting. Image Credit


She moved to LA and in 2008 she married Max Drummey, according to friends she was at her lowest, partying all the time, and there were several rumors of drug abuse and sex scandals. The pair split after just 6 months. Image Credit


In 2009 Peaches admitted to practicing Scientology, she discussed the matter with Fearne Cotton on a show for ITV2. She claimed she was working towards being a better person, and that was what the celebrity religion is about.

Things turned around for Peaches when she bagan dating Thomas Cohen, lead singer or S.C.U.M, in 2010. She seemed to settle down after finding the love of her life. The two married in September 2012. Image Credit


Peaches and Thomas announced her pregnancy in January 2012, she said she was thrilled and really looking forward to motherhood. She gave birth to her first son, Astala Dylan Willow Geldof-Cohen, in April 2012. Image credit


Only six months later she announced she was pregant again, and gave birth to Phaedra Bloom Forever in April 2013. She was such a loving mother, her instagram and twitter accounts consist of picture after picture of her boys, and she spoke so devotedly about them. They were the center of her world.
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Peaches has been criticised for her parenting methods, in November 2013 she appeared on This Morning, defending her decisions as a mother, and debating arch enemy Katie Hopkins. Opinions in the media following the appearance indicated the public agreed with a lot of her points.

Earlier this year she took part raising money for Sport Relief. She preformed tricks with her dog Parper on the BBC.


In recent months Peaches has kept quiet, spending time at home with her family. The last pictures she instagrammed were of her son Phaedra. Her last tweet, 24 hours before her death, an old picture from the family album. Simply titled; me and my mum.


By Hannah Bowler

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