• Tabitha Lipkin is a 29 year-old television anchor, reporter and dive master based in San Diego, California
• She is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelors degree in journalism and is also a fellow of the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Salzburg, Austria
• She is currently a sports anchor and reporter for Fox 5 San Diego and has been involved in many other ventures since graduating in 2012
• She has won the Miss Scuba International competition and is active in marine life activism
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $700,000 as of mid-2019.
- 1 An introduction to the adventure-loving Tabitha Lipkin
- 2 Tabitha Lipkin’s college life
- 3 How did Tabitha Lipkin’s career unfold?
- 4 Some of Tabitha Lipkin’s other achievements
- 5 Does Tabitha Lipkin have a boyfriend?
- 6 Tabitha Lipkin’s Social Media presence
- 7 A glimpse into a day in the life of Tabitha Lipkin
- 8 Amongst other experiences, the reel also shows her:
- 9 Tabitha Lipkin’s Net Worth
An introduction to the adventure-loving Tabitha Lipkin
Described as attractive, a beach babe and outdoor adventure-loving, American television anchor, reporter and dive master is Tabitha Eleanor Lipkin. Born on 4 April 1990 in Austin, Texas, the 29 year-old now based in San Diego, California, has a varied and colorful resumé with her work taking her to interesting places and events, giving her an opportunity to enjoy the multi-faceted aspects of life. This blonde 5ft 8in (175cm) tall, brown-eyed energetic personality, currently a sports anchor and reporter for Fox 5 San Diego, loves telling stories and making people laugh. She was born under the sun sign of Aries and according to her birthdate would most likely be a personality displaying creativity, vigor and ambition.
Tabitha Lipkin’s college life
Tabitha graduated in 2012 from the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelors degree in journalism. She is also a fellow of the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Salzburg, Austria.During her college years she was actively involved with Camp Texas and Texas Student TV, and also had her first scuba diving lesson, ever since which she has remained a passionate scuba diver and marine life activist, stating ‘My true passion is finding adventure above and below the surface’.
How did Tabitha Lipkin’s career unfold?
Would you believe that Tabitha started her working career while she was still in college, selling meat door-to-door out of a truck? She tried her hand at being a real estate agent, was a bartender for a while, a zipline tour guide and a production co-ordinator. After graduating in 2012, she interned for programs such as “Conan” on TBS, and “The Colbert Report”, working with some of the best comedians in the industry by researching guests and working backstage.
From March 2012 to September 2013 Tabitha worked as an audience co-ordinator for On-Camera Audiences in Los Angeles, California for shows such as “Dancing with the Stars” and “X Factor”.
From November 2012 to June 2013 Tabitha was a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor for Time Warner Cable News (TWCN) in Los Angeles, in which position she researched, wrote, edited and filmed stories for the Antelope Valley community in northern Los Angeles County, and solely wrote, produced, filmed and anchored the weekend show. In July 2013 Tabitha was employed as a writer and social media director by the sailing, travel and lifestyle magazine, “Cruising Outpost” – a position she still presently holds. Just over a year later she became a freelance reporter and anchor for Fox Sports and by 2016 she was also hosting her own show, “Keeping Tabs with Tabitha Lipkin”.
Concurrently Tabitha wrote, produced, directed and hosted a TV travel series for AWE TV Network from September 2015 to January 2016 called “Private Islands”. Furthermore she was hired as an anchor on One America News Network in May 2015, to which over 35 million homes tuned in to watch the newscasts, holding this position until October 2017. At the same time Tabitha was a weather anchor for CW6 San Diego, SETV for four years, and then from March 2017 became a surf reporter on the classic rock channel 101.5 KGB in San Diego for a year.
In April 2017 Tabitha took on the post of sports anchor and reporter for Fox 5 San Diego – a position she still holds presently.
Some of Tabitha Lipkin’s other achievements
Alongside her television career achievements, and as a result of her passion for diving, Tabitha won the Miss Scuba International competition hosted in Malaysia in 2014. At the same time she was additionally given the Miss Congeniality award. During her year-long reign she traveled around the world educating and inspiring awareness of the oceans and marine conservation, through which she achieved several sponsors such as Aqua Lung Worldwide and Body Glove.
Tabitha is also signed up with the sports division of the San Diego Model Management agency.
She maintains that what is considered by many as a bikini-perfect body, is a result of her dynamic outdoor activities, but that she avoids working out at all possible costs.
Some great records Tabitha has broken are that she was an instructor for Jetpack America from September 2013 to December 2015, the first female flight trainer of people to fly hydro-aircraft, and at the time sailed around the world, was the youngest American woman to do so.
On 4th March 2019 Tabitha, was a panel moderator for the United Nations in New York for the “International Day of Sport for Development and Peace”.
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Does Tabitha Lipkin have a boyfriend?
Although Tabitha is largely in the public eye with all the adventures she embarks upon, she doesn’t reveal much about her family nor her relationships. However, she has shared some information on her boyfriend whom she met online, and has apparently been dating since December 2017.
At times she has posted pictures of him and the two of them together on her social media pages, and he appears in some of her videos. She has not revealed his name, but has expressed that he has been her best friend and advisor, as well as a genuinely caring partner. On 19th December 2018 she posted on Instagram: ‘A year ago I swiped left and then shook-back to swipe right on this handsome, funny, bamboo stick (He had a Kenny Powers reference in his Bumble profile so he deserved a swipe right).
From our first date to today he’s consistently been one of my best friends, advisors, and someone who’s deeply cared about my overall happiness. I love this guy… From the shores of San Diego to the shores of Tahiti. He promised to make each day better than the next and he has kept that promise.’
Tabitha Lipkin’s Social Media presence
Her Facebook profile picture features Tabitha with a python draped over her head and shoulders, her cover photo shows her hanging upside down in an airplane cockpit, and in her “About Me” section, she is in an underwater cage precariously close a great white shark! Now if that isn’t adventurous, then we don’t know what is!!
While this isn’t exactly how I imagined my 30th birthday, I’m so grateful. I’m grateful for the way this world is coming together to fight as one, I’m grateful for the helpers who have stepped up and risen to the occasion, and I’m grateful for you. Here’s #MyBirthdayWish ♥️ pic.twitter.com/ydS8X1NB5T
— Tabitha Lipkin (@TabithaLipkin) April 4, 2020
Tabitha has accumulated over 150,000 followers on her Facebook page, and over 22,000 on Instagram, on which she mainly posts about her working career, and on her YouTube channel she sports several videos of her feats and travels to fascinating destinations around the world.
A glimpse into a day in the life of Tabitha Lipkin
Tabitha’s latest show reel promotional video incorporates the shark cage diving, stating that it was ‘Just an incredible experience. You are just this far away from this Apex predator who is looking you in the eyes and it’s like you’re connecting to nature and you really understand why all these efforts for ocean conservation are so important so we can have experiences like this to connect with animals in a way that you never get to do anywhere else in the world.’
Amongst other experiences, the reel also shows her:
- On the new electric eel rollercoaster at Seaworld;
- Participating in the Goruck live event – the military endurance training/ sport where she did seven miles in about five hours;
- A football game;
- Halloween on the Queen Mary;
- On the Albatross aircraft;
- Hosting the Presidential debate;
- At the Ecovivarian living museum – this is where she befriended the python;
- Taking a ride at the Barona speedway;
- In Tahiti , the Maldives and at Burning Man;
- At the Lego City Deep Sea Adventure Submarine Ride;
- Bungee jumping at the San Diego County Fair Opening Day;
- Trying out a brand new sport called battle axing.
What will Tabitha embark on next? Whatever it is, it certainly promises to be exciting.
Tabitha Lipkin’s Net Worth
With all the jobs and projects she has undertaken in the mere seven years since her graduation, there is no doubt that the vivacious Tabitha Lipkin must already have accumulated a sizable net worth. According to reliable sources, her position at Fox 5 as a reporter alone earns her a salary reputed to be around $100,000 per annum. Add to this all her other ventures, and sources estimate that her net worth is over $700,000 as of mid-2019.