Zara Tindall MBE OLY is a British horsewoman and an Olympian. She was born on 15 May 1981 in London, England, UK. Her birth name is Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall but she is known by her Olympian name ‘Zara Tindall.’ She is the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and Captain Mark Anthony Peter Phillips. Zara is the granddaughter of the Late Queen Elizabeth II and niece of King Charles III. She is the 20th successor in the line of succession to the British throne. Zara is the recipient of the Eventing World Championship in Achen in 2006.
Zara Tindall has an estimated net worth of $20 million (€14.4 million) as of 2023.
Zara Tindall Early Life and Education
Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall was born to her parents on 15 May 1981 at 8:15 pm in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, London. On 27 July 1981, her baptism ceremony took place at Windsor Castle. Her uncle, Charles, now King Charles III, suggested her first name ‘Zara.’ She is the goddaughter of the Duke of York; the Countess of Lichfield; Helen, Lady Stewart, the wife of Sir Jackie Stewart; Andrew Parker Bowles; and Hugh Thomas. Her mother, Anne, Princess Royal is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Anne ranks 16th in the line of succession to the British throne and has been Princess Royal since 1987. Her father, Captain Mark Phillips is an English Olympic gold medal-winning horseman for Great Britain. He is the first husband of Princess Royal, a leading figure in British equestrian circles, a noted eventing course designer, and a columnist for Horse & Hound magazine. Zara has an elder brother, Peter, and two young half-sisters, Felicity Wade, and Stephanie Williams.
She received her secondary school education from Beaudesert Park School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. She attended Port Regis School in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Later she followed the steps of other royal family members and went to Gordonstoun School in Moray, Scotland. Zara outshined many sports activities during her school days. She even represented her school in hockey, athletics, and gymnastics. She studied at the University of Exeter and graduated with a degree in Physiotherapy.
Zara Tindall Career
After graduation, she followed in her parent’s footsteps and started pursuing her equestrian career. In 2003, Zara announced her sponsorship deal with Cantor Index. It is a spread betting leading company that supports Zara with the costs of her equestrian career. In 2003, during her first four-star event she secured the runner-up position at Burghley Horse Trials. Her horse got injured during training so she missed her 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Zara received individual and team gold medals while riding her horse Toytown at the 2005 European Eventing Championship in Blenheim. She also won individual gold and team silver medals at the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany. She reigned as the Eventing World Champion till 2010. In the same year, the British viewing public voted her as BBC Sports Personality of The Year. In the 2007 New Year Honors, Zara was appointed as the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to horse riding.
On 25 October 2008, Zara fell from her horse, Tsunami II, and broke her right collarbone and the horse broke her neck. In 2009, she disclosed designing her range of equestrian clothing for Musto Outdoor Clothing. She named the range as ZP176, after her team number through which she first represented her first country.
Zara Tindall’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Zara Tindall’s net worth is $20 million (€14.4 million).
Zara Tindall Income Source
Now if we look into her source of income, Zara Tindall has earned most of her wealth from her equestrian career. Apart from being a horse rider, she has also served as a director at Cheltenham Racecourse in England and works to promote the Eventing Team. Additionally, her impressive equestrian career has led her to obtain a vast number of endorsement deals. She deals with a lot of high-end brands including outdoor clothing companies Musto and Howrse. Musto is worth an estimated $1.55 million and Howrse is worth more than $100,000. She has also earned through property investments and luxury investments such as Rolex, Land Rover, and investment Artemis.
Zara Tindall Philanthropy Work
Zara Tindall supports and attends numerous charity programs related to spinal injuries, equestrianism, and children’s causes. In 2005, she bidded one of her evening gowns to raise funds for tsunami relief. She wore that gown at the London premiere of the ‘Seabiscuit.’ She even visited New Zealand as patron of ‘The Catwalk Trust.’ She is connected with ‘Inspire.’ Inspire is a Salisbury-based medical research charity that helps in improving the quality of life of people with spinal cord injuries. She is also serving as the Patron of ‘Lucy Air Ambulance’ for children. Lucy Air Ambulance is known as the first active air transfer service in the UK. They fly severely ill infants and children to hospitals by air for urgent care. Zara attended ‘the Caudwell Charitable Trust’ event for children with special needs, serious illnesses, and disabilities.
In 2006, she participated in a special charity day for ‘Cantor Index’ for the staff murdered in the 11 September 2001 attacks. In 2007, she served as the patron of the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund and posed for a portrait by artist Jack Vettriano to help with ‘Sports Relief 2008.’ In 2009, Zara appeared in a celebrity poker tournament in Monaco to help Darfur, Sudan. The very next year in October 2011, she showed up in a celebrity poker tournament in London to support ‘Cancer Research, UK.’
In 2011, Zara auctioned another one of her evening gowns and raised €22,000 to aid the Christchurch earthquake appeal. In 2013, she celebrated the 60th anniversary of the ‘Stroud Maternity Ward.’ In 2014, she supported the campaign ‘#bringbackourgirls.’ In April 2020, Zara took part in an Equestrian Relief initiative to provide increased personal protective equipment to National Health Service workers.
Zara Tindall Awards and Honors
Being a Royal family equestrian, Zara Tindall has been honored with numerous awards and achievements. In 2006, she won the ‘Eventing World Championship’ in Aachen. As a member of the ‘Great Britain Eventing Team’, she won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics presented to her by her mother.
On 6 February 2002, she received the honors of ‘Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal.’ On 6 February 2012, she was rewarded with ‘Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.’ On 6 February 2022, she received the medal of ‘Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal.’
Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall MBE OLY is a British equestrian, an Olympian, and the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and Captain Mark Phillips. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2023. She is also a director at Cheltenham Racecourse in England. She has earned most of her wealth from her equestrian career. brand endorsement deals and property investments also add up to her source of income. She has been awarded numerous awards including Eventing World Championship, and a silver medal. He is also famous for her charity work. Zara Tindall is currently living in Princess Anne’s estate Gatcombe Park, Gloucestershire.