Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, 64, has handed an enormous sapphire ring to a blond fashionista 32 years his junior, sparking engagement buzz — though he’s not divorced from his spouse of 39 years, Wendy.
Alexandra Duisberg, a 32-year-old former medical pupil, has been flashing an enormous pink sapphire, estimated to be 10 carats and value tens of millions, on her left hand and telling buddies that Schmidt, value an estimated $13.2 billion, introduced it to her a number of weeks in the past in Greenland.
In line with a supply, Duisberg is telling buddies, “We wish to have youngsters as quickly as doable, however his spouse is making issues sophisticated.”
Duisberg is similar age as Schmidt’s daughter, Sophie.
Nonetheless, Schmidt — who has been linked to a collection of youthful girls lately — has no plans to divorce Wendy, though they stay separate lives.
A second supply near the couple mentioned, “Eric has been spending time with Alexandra, and he gave her a friendship ring. Whereas this may occasionally have sparked some pleasure and rumors, it’s not an engagement ring. Eric didn’t suggest, and they aren’t engaged.”
A rep for Schmidt declined to remark.
Duisberg, who couldn’t be reached, was featured in a 2015 CBS story about courting app The League, began by a former Google staffer, which listed her as “a self-described overachiever, a former Olympic skater and a fourth-year med pupil at College of Pennsylvania.”
In a 2015 weblog, she describes herself as “affected by fixed wanderlust; a ardour for bettering the well being of kids, globally. A lover of recent adventures, and at all times pushing the boundaries of what’s doable.”
A 3rd supply warned that Duisberg ought to maintain off selecting out her wedding ceremony robe, “I’ve misplaced rely of what number of girls I do know that Eric has given rings to. He’s not getting engaged as a result of he’s not getting divorced.”
Schmidt has loved his share of Web page Six ink, due to his affairs with girls, together with PR exec Marcy Simon, journalist Kate Bohner, Council on International Relations communications VP Lisa Shields, pianist Cho-San Nguyen and NYC socialite Ulla Parker.