Tara Lipinski Biography
Tara Lipinski is an American figure skater, actress, and sports commentator. She is also the Olympic champion in 1998 and the World champion in 1997. She is also the youngest Olympic gold medalist to win a World Figure Skating title at the age of 14.
Tara Lipinski Net worth
Tara Lipinski earns the good sum of money and fame in her career. She is the 1998 Olympic champion, 1997 World champion and U.S. national champion as well as two-times Champions Series Final Champion in 1998. Lipinski has also earned several other championship and tournament through which she obtains a big sum of money.
Tara Lipinski’s Kiawah Island Home
Additionally, Lipinski also makes a decent amount of money from different TV series and movies. She also made a good sum of money from endorsement with Coco-Cola, Chevrolet, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, Snapple, etc. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina in Kiawah Island.
Her house is fully decorated and occupied with luxury furniture, home applications, private movie theatre, big summing pool, and lovely beach view. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $4.5 million.
Tara Lipinski Personal life
Tara Lipinski married to her long-term boyfriend fox sports producer Todd Kapostasy. Tara and Todd tied their knot at Middleton Place in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday evening on 24th June 2017, after dating for two years.
The couple met at an award function where Tara presented Todd an award at the Sports Emmys in 2015. After a couple of months, Tara Lipinski shared her engagement picture with her diamond ring on Instagram. The couple is living happily together and hasn’t welcomed any child.
Tara Lipinski Early life and Education
Tara was born as Tara Kristen Lipinski on 10th June 1982 to father, Jack Lipinski, an oil executive and lawyer, and mother, Patricia, a secretary, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She spent her childhood in Washington Township, New Jersey.
Lipinski was interested in ice skating from her small age and began skating at the age of 6. While Tara was attending lower secondary school, she won the primary girl’s freestyle at the age of 9. Later, she won a scholarship for her outstanding skating performance and enroll at the University of Delaware where she was coached by Jeff DiGregorio.
Tara Lipinski Career
Firstly, Tara came to national prominence for a junior-level competition in 1994, where she won the U.S. Olympic Festival competition and became the youngest ladies as well as youngest athlete to win a gold medal. Her triple loop/triple loop jump combination skating skills became the first female skater to land on that skills in 1996.
In 1997, she won U.S. national champion and major competitions such as World Championship in 1997, Olympic champion in 1998, Champions Series Final champion twice in 1997 and 1998. Moreover, she also won U.S. national champion in 1997 and become the youngest person to win a World Figure Skating title and Olympic gold medal. Tara Lipinski retired from amateur skating in 1998 and professional skating in 2002.
Currently, Tara Lipinski is a retired. She spending her time with her husband and also appearing in several tv series such as Superstore, Still Standing, Malcolm in the Middle etc. She is also a social worker and actively involving in Make-A-Wish Foundation. She also supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and different cancer research.