Tara Westover Biography and Wiki
Tara Westover is an American memoirist, essayist, and historian popularly recognized for her memoir Educated (2018) which debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times bestseller list. Memoir, Educated was ranked as one of the 10 Best Books of 2018 by the New York Times.
She was a finalist for a number of national awards, including the LA Times Book Prize, PEN America’s Jean Stein Book Award, and two awards from the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Tara Westover Age and Birthday
Westover was born on September 27, 1986, in Clifton, Idaho. She is 34 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Libra. Tara turns 35 years old on September 27, 2021.
Tara Westover Height
Westover is of average stature, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m).
Tara Westover Education
Westover purchased textbooks and studied independently in order to score well on the ACT Exam. She later enrolled at Brigham Young University through a scholarship. She graduated with honors in 2008.
She then joined the University of Cambridge on a Gates Scholarship where she received a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate in Intellectual History.
Tara Westover Family, Parents, Siblings
Tara is the daughter of Val Westover (mother) and LaRee Westover (father). Her parents are Mormon survivalists. Her mother had studied herbalism and other methods of alternative healing since her father resisted getting formal medical treatment for any of the family.
Westover grew up in Idaho alongside her sister named Audrey and five brothers named Tony, Shawn, Luke, Richard, and Tyler. Her brothers and sisters were loosely homeschooled by their mother. Tara’s older brother taught her how to read. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon.
Tara Westover Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed media personality prefers keeping her love life private since no record of her relationships is available to the public. However, Tara was previously involved in a romantic relationship with Drew Mecham. It’s not clear if she is currently single, married, or in a relationship. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.
Tara Westover Net Worth
Tara Westover has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $3 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a memoirist, essayist, and historian among other investments.
Tara Westover Books and Nominations
Westover is the renowned author of her own book titled Educated: A Memoir which was officially released in 2018. The book debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times bestseller list as well as ranked as one of the 10 Best Books of 2018.
In Addition, she was a finalist for a number of national awards, including the LA Times Book Prize, PEN America’s Jean Stein Book Award, and two awards from the National Book Critics Circle Award.