Tamara Mellon

Date of Birth: 07/07/1967
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Occupation: Co-founder of Jimmy Choo



Career: Tamara opened the first Jimmy Choo shoe boutique in London in 1996. She founded the business with bespoke shoe maker Mr Jimmy Choo, and she now has more than 100 stores worldwide. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in Queen Elizabeth II’s 2010 birthday honours.

Relationships: She married Matthew Mellon in May 2000 and they separated in 2004. They have a daughter, Araminta - known as Minty - born in 2003. Tamara has since been linked to Oscar Humphries and Christian Slater.

FYI: In 2007 she was included on the Sunday Times Rich List as the 64th richest woman in Britain with an estimated wealth of £99 million.