Tamara Ecclestone

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Tamara Ecclestone
Tamara Ecclestone, London, 2013 (crop).jpg
Ecclestone in 2013
Born (1984-06-28) 28 June 1984 (age 30)
Milan, Italy
Occupation TV presenter, socialite, model, heiress
Years active 2006–present
Employer FOM/FOA
Spouse(s) Jay Rutland (m. 2013)
Children 1
Parents Bernie Ecclestone
Slavica Ecclestone (née Radić)
Relatives Petra Ecclestone (sister)
Website
tamaraecclestone.com

Tamara Ecclestone (born 28 June 1984)[citation needed] is a British model, socialite and television personality.

Early life[edit]

Ecclestone was born in Milan to Formula 1 "supremo" Bernie Ecclestone, and former Armani model from Croatia, Slavica Ecclestone. Ecclestone has an older paternal half sister Deborah, and younger sister Petra Ecclestone.[citation needed]

Ecclestone was educated at the Francis Holland School in London and later studied, but did not complete, courses at the London School of Economics and University College London.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Ecclestone was the presenter of Sky Sports Italia's coverage of the 2009 Formula 1 season. She has also been involved in a range of other lifestyle and glamour productions, after making her television debut in 2006 presenting the Red Bull Air Race World Championship for Channel 4. In 2011, she starred in her own reality television show Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$$ Girl on Channel 5.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Eccelstone was engaged to Jonathan Ketterman in 2002. In 2013 Ketterman was found guilty of attempting to blackmail her.[2]

Eccelstone married Jay Rutland in June 2013.[3] The couple welcomed a baby girl, Sophia Eccelstone-Rutland, on March 17, 2014.[4]

They live in a house in Kensington Palace Gardens, in London. The house was purchased in 2011 for £45 million.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl". Channel 5. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Robinson, Martin (25 February 2013). "Ex-boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone found guilty of £200,000 blackmail plot to reveal her 'intimate secrets'". Mail Online (London: Daily Mail). Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Bull, Sarah (12 June 2013). "Tamara's Big Fat Riviera wedding: The new Mrs Jay Rutland celebrates her £12m nuptials by stripping down to a white bikini and diving into the sea with husband at raucous beach party". Mail Online (London: Daily Mail). Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone announces arrival of baby Sophia". Hello!. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "The World's Most Expensive Billionaire Homes". Forbes. Retrieved 17 August 2014.