Tara Lipinski Net Worth, How did the famous Olympic skating champion accumulate such wealth? Find out more interesting facts about Tara Lipinski Net Worth, her career and her personal life.
About Tara Lipinski
Tara Lipinski gained prominence for being the world’s youngest champion in figure skating.
She is an American figure skater who attracted international attention at the age of 14 when she won first place and took home the gold medal as the youngest world champion in figure skating.
The following year she won the 1998 Olympic figure skating individual ladies’ singles event. She is currently a TV commentator with a former figure skater, Johnny Weir.
Tara has earned an impressive amount of wealth from her career in skating as well as a sports commentator currently.
So what is Tara Lipinski Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about Tara Lipinski Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Tara Lipinski|
|Profession:||Commentator, Ice Skater|
|Date of Birth:||June 10, 1982|
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
Tara Lipinski Early Life and Career
She was born on June 10, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Patricia (née Brozyniak) and Jack Lipinski. Tara grew up in Washington Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.
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In 1988, she began testing the ice at age 6 with the support of her parents. Tara got involved in her first major competition in the 1990 Eastern Regional Championships for roller skating where she ended second. She competed in the United States Roller Skating Championships in 1991 and won the primary girls freestyle as a nine-year-old.
Tara moved with her family to Sugar Land, Texas. At the time, there weren’t any training facilities available there. However, she and her mother moved back to her old training place in Delaware. On course to further pursue her dream, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, to resume training with Richard Callaghan.
She currently still plays an active role in the world of sports, but this time not as a competitor, but as a commentator.
When she turned 12, Tara Lipinski won the 1994 gold medal at the U.S Olympic tournament, becoming the youngest athlete in the sports to achieve such height.
She continued her exploits, winning the 1997 U.S National Championship and the World Championship at age 14 before shocking the world at the 2998 Olympics held in Nagano, Japan.
She became the youngest athlete to win a gold medal in the skating category.
Unfortunately, on March 9, 1998, Tara Lipinski announced that she would be withdrawing from the 1998 World Figure Skating Championships due to injury causes.
She bounced back the following year to announce her intentions of going pro on April 7, 1998, in an interview with Katie Couric on the Today Show. Tara Lipinski went on tours the following years before injury causes her to take a break.
Tara currently works as a commentator for Universal Sports and other various philanthropic groups. As a commentator, Tara and fellow former-Olympian Johnny Weir were the main commentators for the 2014 Sochi Olympics games and the 2018 games in PyeongChang.
She has also made several appearances in multiple television series, films, and other programs. Other than that, Tara has had several technical parts.
Tara Lipinski Net Worth
As of 2019, Tara Lipinski Net Worth is $6 million. Tara Lipinski Net Worth is acquired from her days in skating, acting, and sports commentary.
Tara Lipinski Net Worth is also earned from endorsement deals she made with reputable establishments.
Tara Lipinski Personal Life
She is married to Todd Kapostasy, who is a Fox Sports producer. They met back in May 2015 and got engaged in December of the same year. They finally tied the knot on the 24 of June 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Tara Lipinski is also a philanthropist who has played her role of support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and also the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Childhood Leukemia Foundation. Through the platform, A-Wish Foundation, Tara has dedicated her time and resources to helping hapless children.
Awards and Recognition
Tara has enjoyed a remarkable career in ice skating and has been honored on many separate occasions for her outstanding performances.
-She was named the 1997 Female Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee.
-She has also received gratified recognition from her fans as well.
-Tara has won Best Female Athlete at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for two consecutive years (1999 and 2000).
-She has also won the Best Female Athlete at the inaugural Fox Teen Choice Awards.
Her recognitions goes beyond count as she has also been recognized by the American Academy of Achievement, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Foundation, and many other organizations.
-She became the youngest ever inductee into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2006.
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