Tamara was born in Milan to former Armani model Slavica and Bernie Ecclestone, who is the British billionaire owner of Formula One and is the source of her estimated $300 million net worth. Born June 28, 1984, she is the younger sister of Petra Ecclestone. Both Petra and Tamara are famous socialites due to being heirs to their father's massive fortune.
She was educated at the Francis Holland School of London and attended the London School of Economics but did not complete a degree. She has spent time helping various charities and causes and has worked as a model and as a TV presenter for Sky Sports in Italy (She speaks English, Croatian and Italian). She has also has been involved with several lifestyle, fashion and glamor productions and is set to star in her own reality show for BBC Channel 5, called Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$$ Girl.