Published Date   17th Dec. 2016, 09:05 am  Update Date: January 16th, 2017  11:57 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Tamara Yeardye
Date of Birth: 07/07/1967
Age: 55 years old
Nationality: English, British
Net Worth: $ 280 million
Qualification: Heathfield St Mary's School, Institut Alpin Videmanette (Switzerland)

British fashion designer, businesswoman, and magazine editor Tamara Mellon’s net worth has been amassed from her work as a chief creative officer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo and her business ventures. The strong and independent, Tamara Mellon has had many hurdles throughout her career but she has faced it all.


Prominent fashion designer, businesswoman, and magazine editor, Tamara Mellon’s net worth has been amasses from her noteworthy contribution in the fashion industry. Tamara Mellon’s shoe brand, Jimmy Choo has gained wide recognition. The details of Tamara Mellon’s book, shoe brand, age, net worth and more can be found on numerous social media sites that are constantly viewed by her fans all around the world.


Tamara was born as Tamara Yeardye on 7th July 1967 in London England to Tom Yeardye and Ann Davis Yeardye. Her father was a stunt double for Rock Hudson, while her mother was a model for Chanel. Tamara Mellon has two siblings.

Early Life and Childhood

Tamara went on to move to Beverly Hills with her family in 1976 but she studied in between California and the UK alternatively. Mellon went on to attend Brigidine Convent School and Heathfield St Mary’s School. She later went on to study in Switzerland at Institut Alpin Videmanette.

Net worth & Career

Tamara Mellon began working at Phyllis Walters Public Relations, Mirabella. She later went on to work for British Vogue as an accessories editor. Soon, she went on to approach shoe maker, Jimmy Choo to launch a ready-to-wear shoe. Soon, through funding from her father, they established a factory in Italy. After the set-up, their shoe distributed to many wholesale companies. Tamara Mellon’s shoe brand Jimmy Choo has brought her ample fame. They have the Jimmy Choo stores in London, New York, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, Boston, and moreMaority of the company was acquired by Hicks Muse. Even after her success with Jimmy Choo, she recently filed a case against the company for blocking her from using luxury shoe makers in Italy to produce her own line. Since 2008, Tamara has served as a BOD of Revlon. Mellon holds a membership of the New Enterprise Council.

Tamara Mellon’s net worth is estimated to be $ 280 million. Tamara climbed to no. 64 at the riches woman in Britain list and the 751st riches person in the UK. Tamara Mellon’s net worth is accumulated from her business ventures. She filed for bankruptcy in December 2015, however; the company was later protected by NEA with $10 million cash. Tamara Mellon’s book entitled, In My Shoes: A Memoir has described her personal and professional life along with the hurdles.

Girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse

Tamara met her husband, Matthew Mellon at Alcoholics Anonymous. Matthew is an American businessman and is also noted to be the member of the prominent Mellon family. The couple soon got married in 2000. After five years of togetherness, the couple had a divorce. Following the divorce, Tamara crashed and became a cocaine addict. After regaining stature, Tamara went on to have an affair with Hollywood talent agent, Michael Ovitz. Ovitz who is 68 years old. In 2015, Tamara revealed that she was engaged to Ovitz, however, Ovitz is still married to his wife, Judy Ovitz. More recently in an interview, Tamara revealed that her relationship was complicated. She gave birth to her first daughter Araminta Mellon in her twenties. She currently lives happily in New York City with her daughter who loves fashion equally as her.

Body measurements

Tamara Mellon’s age at present is 49 years. Tamara Mellon’s age seems to exceed her attire. She looks younger and exuberant than her actual age. Tamara’s hair is brown. She likes to wear it long. Tamara Tamara Mellon’s bra size is 32 B and dress size is 4. She has hazel eyes. Tamara Mellon’s height is 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 58 kg. Her shoe size is known to be 10. Tamara is slim built with a petite figure. She has a perfect hourglass shaped body.

Tamara Mellon - High-Fashion
Tamara Mellon – High-Fashion

Award & recognition

For her contribution in the fashion industry, Tamara has been awarded with a Glamour Award for Accessories Designer. Moreover, she was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours for service to the fashion industry. At the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Awards, Mellon received the Fashion Pioneer Award. Mellon has also been named a “global trade envoy for Britain” by the British Government.  Tamara Mellon has a huge following in her social media accounts. Tamara Mellon’s twitter account has details of her triumphant career and her day to day events. Tamara has her own site as well. The bio of the eminent and beautiful, Tamara Mellon can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

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