Who is nick rhodes dating now
Julie Anne Friedman is a former American model and actress, who married Nick Rhodes on 18 August 1984 and now runs The Roving Stove personal chef service.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Julie Anne attended school in both Boston and New Orleans, before moving to Los Angeles where she began a fifteen-year international modeling career.
In 1978, Bates left school at the age of sixteen, and founded Duran Duran with his art school friend John Taylor.
At about the same time as the name Duran Duran was chosen for the band, he decided to change his name, for "aesthetic reasons", to Rhodes after the Greek Isle.
Nick Rhodes Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes has a new girlfriend.
The couple’s love for entertaining gave her the opportunity to hone those skills among her friends and food-savvy critics.
I've quietened down in some ways since the Eighties - but I'm not ready for pipe and slippers yet. Having a younger woman helps." However, Rhodes, whose marriage to Julie Anne Friedman ended in divorce and a bitter custody battle over their daughter in the early 1990s, isn't sure whether he will ever walk down the aisle with Suvio.
He adds, "Whether I will ever get married again I don't know.
Nick told the Daily Mail newspaper: "It's too early to say if I'm in love, but Maria and I are close. Her exotic look and sense of style attracted me immediately." The 'Save A Prayer' hitmaker and his new girlfriend have been travelling the world together since meeting at five-star Hotel de Russie in Rome. But we're not living together." The keyboard player made their romance official by introducing her as his partner at a champagne party in London's Le Caprice venue for the Vogue On Designers book.
The former Italian office worker has quit her job and re-branded herself as a fashion stylist, as well as giving herself a new name - Nefer. Nick was married to Younkers store heiress Julie Anne Friedman for eight years, but the couple divorced in 1992.
They have a daughter together, 25-year-old designer Tatjana.