Andrea Yates

Birthday
2, 1964
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Texas woman who suffered from postpartum depression and tragically drowned her five children on June 20, 2011.

Before Fame

She struggled as a teen before graduating from the University of Texas School of Nursing.

Trivia

She was found not guilty by reason of insanity and was committed to a mental health facility.

Family Life

She was married to Russel Yates until 2004; her children's names were Noah, John, Paul, Luke, and Mary.

Associated With

Her tragic story was a partial inspiration for the series Desperate Housewives, according to series creator Marc Cherry .