Tamara Ecclestone

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

Tamara Ecclestone
Tamara Ecclestone, London, 2013 (crop).jpg
Ecclestone in 2013.
Born (1984-06-28) 28 June 1984 (age 37)
Milan, Italy
  • model
  • socialite
  • television personality
Years active2006–present
EmployerFormula One Group
Jay Rutland
(m. 2013)
RelativesPetra Ecclestone (sister)

Early lifeEdit

Ecclestone was born in Milan, the second daughter of Bernie Ecclestone, the former chief executive of the Formula One Group, and model Slavica Radić. She is the sister of Petra Ecclestone. She was educated at Francis Holland School in London. She speaks English, Croatian and Italian.[2]


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.[3] Ecclestone posed nude for Playboy in May 2013.[4] Tamara's World premiered in October 2017 on ITVBe.

Personal lifeEdit

Ecclestone was engaged to Jonathan Ketterman in 2002. In 2013, Ketterman was found guilty of attempting to blackmail her.[5]

Ecclestone married Jay Rutland in June 2013.[6] They have two daughters, Sophia and Serena.[7][8]

The family resides in a house in Kensington Palace Gardens in London that was purchased for £45 million in 2011.[9] On 13 December 2019, Ecclestone's house was burgled and jewellery with a reported total value of £50 million stolen, despite 24-hour security patrols and extensive surveillance measures.[10] In January 2020, one of the house's cleaners and her son were arrested in possession of some of the jewels at Heathrow Airport and subsequently charged with conspiracy to commit burglary.[11]


  1. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone Rutland (@tamaraecclestoneofficial) • Instagram photos and videos". instagram.com.
  2. ^ "Ecclestone: "I Am Not Dumb, I Speak English, Croatian And Italian". Croatia Week. Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  3. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl". Channel 5. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Bernie Ecclestones Daughter poses for Playboy magazine". Maismotores.net. April 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  5. ^ Moynihan, Tim (26 February 2013). "Tamara Ecclestone's ex-boyfriend Derek Rose jailed for four years for £200,000 blackmail". The Independent. London, England. Archived from the original on 2021-07-01. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Crown Princess, or a Crown and Seven?". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Tamara Ecclestone Rutland on Instagram: "Welcome to the world Sophia, our beautiful baby girl, born yesterday 6lb 9oz. Proudest day of our lives, never felt love like this. X"". Instagram. Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  8. ^ Nozari, Aisha (2020-12-30). "Tamara Ecclestone's fans all saying same thing about photo of baby daughter". Hello Magazine. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  9. ^ "The World's Most Expensive Billionaire Homes". Forbes. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Two arrested over Tamara Ecclestone burglary". BBC News. 2020-01-30. Retrieved 2020-08-17.
  11. ^ Media, P. A. (2020-02-01). "Pair charged over £50m Tamara Ecclestone jewellery raid". The Observer. ISSN 0029-7712. Retrieved 2020-08-17.

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