Tamara Ecclestone

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Tamara Ecclestone
Tamara Ecclestone, London, 2013 (crop).jpg
Ecclestone in 2013.
Tamara Ecclestone

(1984-06-28) 28 June 1984 (age 35)
Milan, Italy
OccupationModel, socialite, television personality
Years active2006–present
EmployerFormula One Group
Jay Rutland (m. 2013)
Parent(s)Bernie Ecclestone
Slavica Ecclestone
RelativesPetra Ecclestone (sister)

Tamara Ecclestone Rutland[1] (born 28 June 1984) is a British model, socialite, television personality, and the daughter of Bernie Ecclestone, the former chief executive of the Formula One Group, and Croatian model Slavica Ecclestone.

Early life[edit]

Ecclestone was born in Milan, the second daughter of Bernie Ecclestone, the former chief executive of the Formula One Group, and model Slavica Ecclestone. She is the sister of Petra Ecclestone. She was educated at Francis Holland School in London.


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.[2] Ecclestone posed for Playboy in May 2013.[3] Tamara's World premiered in October 2017 on ITVBe.

Personal life[edit]

Ecclestone was engaged to Jonathan Ketterman (later Derek Rose) in 2002. In 2013, Ketterman was found guilty of attempting to blackmail her.[4]

She has been engaged to Gavin Dein (2007 - 2008). Ecclestone has been in a relationship with Omar Khyami (2011 - 2012).

Ecclestone married Jay Rutland (b. 11 March 1981) from Essex in June 2013.[5] The couple's daughter Sofia was born in March 2014.[6][better source needed] On 20 April 2016, Rutland had charges dropped after he was accused of assisting an offender.[7]

The family resides in a house in Kensington Palace Gardens in London that was purchased for £45 million in 2011.[8]

She speaks English, Croatian and Italian.[9]


  1. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone Rutland (@tamaraecclestoneofficial) • Instagram photos and videos". instagram.com.
  2. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl". Channel 5. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Bernie Ecclestones Daughter poses for Playboy magazine". Maismotores.net. April 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone announces arrival of baby Sofia". Hello!. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  7. ^ Tamara Ecclestone's husband Jay Rutland has charges dropped after he is accused of helping an offender Daily Telegraph, 20 April 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  8. ^ "The World's Most Expensive Billionaire Homes". Forbes. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone: I'm just a normal girl who happens to be worth £3billion". Mirror. Retrieved 9 January 2012.

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