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Who is Chamath Palihapitiya's girlfriend Nathalie Dompe?

Amber Peake January 18, 2022
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Billionaire venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is in the spotlight this week after he made statements in a podcast about his views on human rights in China. After receiving backlash, Palihapitiya responded with a tweet in which he acknowledged the criticism.

As his comments became the subject of discussion online, they sparked curiosity into his personal life, including Chamath Palihapitiya’s girlfriend Nathalie Dompe.

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Who is Chamath Palihapitiya’s girlfriend Nathalie Dompe?

While Chamath Palihapitiya is known for his Social Capital empire, girlfriend Nathalie Dompe is renowned in her own right as an Italian pharmaceutical executive.

Nathalie is an heiress to her family’s bio-pharmaceutical company Dompé, where she currently works as a director.

As per her bio on the Dompé website, she is also listed as co-chief executive of Dompé Farmaceutici and vice-president of business development at the Dompé group.

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How long have they been together?

Chamath Palihapitiya and girlfriend Nathalie Dompe were first linked in 2018 and the following year moved in together as they expected their first child.

The couple like to keep things low-key, although Nathalie has shared moments from their relationship on Twitter.

In celebration of Valentine’s Day 2021, she shared a sweet tribute as she wrote: “We fall, and we get up again and never stop having fun.”

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Chamath Palihapitiya was married once before

The billionaire investor was previously married to Brigette Lau, who is said to have helped him start venture capital firm Social Capital.

During their marriage, Chamath Palihapitiya and Lau welcomed three children but, according to Axios, Palihapitiya filed for divorce in 2018.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.