Tara Kristen Lipinski is the youngest Olympian to win gold in individual ladies’ singles 1998 at the young age of 15. Prior to this she has won the 2-time titles and was also the youngest US national champion in 1997. Tara gained a lot of appreciation and acknowledgment for her achievements. She has worked in Hollywood and as a sports commentator along with Johnny Weir. On 24th June 2017, she got married to Fox sports producer Todd Kapostasy. She even has a Barbie designed in her honour.
Tara Lipinski Net Worth 2019
Tara Lipinski has a Net Worth of about $6 Million being the 9th richest figure skater. Her last professional win was in 2002 Ice Wars, where Team USA secured the first position due to her efforts and potential.
Sources of Income
She makes over 2 million USD a year since she was a commentator at the Sochi Winter Games and the social media as a platform served an invitation to millions of followers and viewers of the game. Johnny Weir along with Tara Lipinski paired up for the commentary in the 2018 Olympics held in PyeongChang. She was also cast in the Miss Universe pageant held every year and the pair was yet back again at the academy awards as fashion commentators.
Biography of Tara Lipinski
|Full Name||Tara Lipinski|
|Birthdate||10th June 1982|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, United States|
|Height||1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)|
|Occupation||Sports Commentator, Actress|
Early Life and Training
Tara Lipinski was born on 10th June 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father was in Texas and she began training at the age of 6. She lived with her mother and won the primary girls freestyle at the age of 9. She is nicknamed Lips and is educated from the University of Delaware.
Obstacles and Then On A Standstill
She faced a lot of hindrances in her professional career when she had several hip injuries, glandular infection and tore a tissue and had undergone a surgery in 2000. Also, 2 of her molars were extracted which led to constant fatigue and increased the chances of mononucleosis. She had been training for Stars on Ice and it was during this period she fell on her right hip. Her Olympic competitor was Michelle Kwan. She was active until 2002 and has suffered a lot of injuries due to which she was forced to leave.
Social Media and Filming Career
She writes “Broadcaster by trade, Skater for life.” as her description in her bio on Instagram. She has more than 304k followers. She even took part in Master Chef Celebrity Family Showdown with her spouse. She even gave a voice in “What’s new, Scooby-Doo?” as camp counselor Grey. Most recently she was seen in a kids’ TV show by Jim Carrey in 2018 named “kidding” where she is seen skating. Johnny Weir was the bride’s man at her wedding is something we know about her personal life. Since she is quite fascinated with fashion she has her own website too dedicated for such works. She has even written a book titled “Tara and Todd” on engagement partying which is available on her website also.