Model Kristy Hinze, and her husband, American Internet billionaire Jim Clark, welcomed their first child together a week ago – a baby girl called Dylan Vivienne, who was born in New York, but is said to have been conceived in Australia. Her middle name honours Kristy’s mother, Vivienne.
Kristy is the grand-daughter of Queensland politician, Russ Hinze, and the sister of Guy Hinze, who owns Bubs Baby Shops. She has been modelling since she was 14, and appeared on season 10 of America’s Next Top Model. She was host and head judge on Project Runway Australia for the first two seasons. She is currently am ambassador for Sportscraft.
Her husband, James H. Clark, founded several Silicon Valley companies, including Silicon Graphics and Netscape. In 1997 he won the Kilby Award for his contribution to computer graphics and networked information exchange. He has two adult children from a previous marriage called Michael and Kathy; Kathy is married to Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube.
Kristy and Jim were married March 2009 in the Caribbean. They are expected to head home to their estate in Florida soon.
(Story and photo from The Daily Telegraph, September 21 2001)