Tara Lipinski is a mixture of the actress, sports commentator and figure skater. She is more famous as the youngest figure skater to win the gold at the Olympic Games. She is also a World Champion figure skater. The world knows her as a tremendously talented American sportswoman. Let us learn more about the life, career and net worth of Tara Lipinski in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Tara Kristen Lipinski was born on 10th June 1982 in Philadelphia of Pennsylvania, USA. She is an only child to her parents Jack Richard and Patricia Lipinski. Most of Tara’s childhood was spent in Washington Township in New Jersey. She attended the River Oaks Academy in Huston, Texas. Since her childhood, she has been entirely focused on skating which made her a professional skater while she was at school. Therefore after she passed out of her high school, she didn’t continue with her higher studies.
Tara’s private life is too private, but still, we get to hear flying news about it. In 2015, she got engaged to Todd Kapostasy, a TV producer and married in 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations
A journey from being a skating lover to the Olympics can never be ordinary. Tara started her training right from her three years ago which then led her to grow interested in it and so she was driven by her interest to join professional training under skilled trainers. She took private lessons too. In 1998, Richard Callaghan, the favorite skating coach trained her before the Olympics.
She was first spotted with such excellent skills in the “1991 US Rolling Skating Championship” when she was only nine years old, and she won the title. In 1994 she won the “US Olympic Festival” competition and achieved nation-wide popularity as a skating champion. Tara worked harder and harder after every single win of hers and tried to reach the next level of perfection. She was already a name for the world, but that didn’t stop her from going further with her career.
1997 was the year of her bagging the US World Championship. 1998 saw her winning the title of the youngest Olympic Gold medalist skater. Winning the gold medal at Olympics is way too easier said than done. After this win, she was into professional skating in full-scale. When 2002 arrived, she retired from her skating profession and diverted to sports commentary. Since she was a splendid beauty, she even tried her luck in acting and was quite successful in it too. One of her other achievements in life was to be inducted in the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2006.
Net Worth & Earnings
She has a net worth of $7.5 million, and all of it was for her remarkable career as a figure skating champion and then as an outstanding sports commentator and a drop-dead gorgeous actress. Sponsors love such an icon.
Tara Lipinski has lived her passion and enjoyed her life in the most accurate possible way. Anyone going through her life story, is sure to be inspired.