Tara Kristen Lipinski was born on 10 June 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. Tara is a famous former figure skater best known as the youngest Olympic Gold medalist in skating in 1998, and also for winning the World Champion in 1997. Despite the success she had, Lipinski decided to retire from her competitive career in 1998.
Tara Lipinski Net Worth $4 Million
So how rich is Tara Lipinski? It is reliably estimated that Tara’s net worth is $4 million; of course, the main source of this sum is her career as a figure skater. Although her career as a competitive figure skater has ended she is still involved in other activities, so there is a chance that Tara Lipinski’s net worth will grow.
Tara started learning figure skating from a very young age. At first she started learning for roller skating, and participated in roller skating championships. Her first competition was in 1990 when she appeared in Eastern Regional Championship. One year later she won the primary girls freestyle at the United States Roller Skating Championship. In 1994 Tara became more noticed after she won the U.S. Olympic Festival competition. This was the time when Tara’s net worth began growing. Later she also participated in the World Junior Championship and in the 1995 U.S. Championships, training first with Jeff DiGregorio and later with Richard Callaghan. In 1998 Lipinski participated in the Winter Olympics, where she won the gold medal and this had a huge impact on the growth of Lipinski’s net worth.
As mentioned, in 1998 Tara decided to retire from competition, and move into the show skating world, becoming a part of the “Champions on Ice” and “Stars on Ice”. This also contributed Tara Lipinski’s net worth grow. In addition to this, Tara has appeared in such shows as “Still Standing”, “Touched by an Angel”, “Veronica’s Closet”, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and others, which appearances also added to Tara’s net worth. She has also worked with such companies as “Coca Cola”, “McDonald’s”, “Kodak”, “Chevrolet”, “Office Depot” and many others.
What is more, Tara is a national spokesperson for the “Boys and Girls Clubs of America”. Additionally there have been several books released, which reveal her biography and the difficulties that she has experienced during her career. These books have also had an impact on the growth of Tara Lipinski’s net worth. During her career Tara has won many different awards. In 1997 she was named as the Female Athlete of the Year. What is more, she won the Best Female Athlete award at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award. In 2006 Tara was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
These days Tara Lipinski is a TV sports host, commentator and analyst. All in all, it can be said that Tara Lipinski is one of the most successful young figure skaters, who has achieved a lot at a very young age. Many people were surprised when Tara decided to leave her competitive career while being so young, but her fans are still able to enjoy her talent as she appears in other projects. There is also a high chance that Tara Lipinski’s net worth will grow.