Lilly Tartikoff Biography

(American Socialite, Television Producer, Enterpreneur)

More about the relationship

Lilly Tartikoff is happily married to Bruce Karatz who is an American homebuilder and Philanthropist. The couple exchanges their vows in November 2009. Bruce is the second husband of Lilly whereas she is the third wife of Bruce.

Previous relationship

Previously, Lilly gets married to Brandon Tartikoff who was the chairman of Entertainment for NBC. They get married on April 9, 1982.

Brandon suffered from Hodgkin’s Disease, also he received chemotherapy. But after a long illness, he deceased on August 27, 1997, at the age of 48.

They had two daughters named Calla Lianne and Elizabeth Justine. At the age of 8, Calla suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident and received intense in order to walk and speak again.

Relationship Facts of Lilly Tartikoff

  • Lilly Tartikoff is married to Bruce Karatz {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of Two (Calla Lianne, Elizabeth Justine).
  • Lilly Tartikoff is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Lilly Tartikoff?

Lilly Tartikoff is an American Socialite, Television Producer, Ballet Dancer, and Entrepreneur. She is also a leading cancer activist and best known for co-founded the Revlon/UCLA women’s Cancer Research Program.

Lilly Tartikoff: Age, Parents, Siblings

The Socialite was born on June 23, 1953, in Los Angeles, California. As of 2021, she is 68 years old. She holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is Caucasian. Her birth name is Lilly B. Samuels.

Lilly is the daughter of Jack Samuels and Bluma Samuels. Her parents were survivors of the Holocaust. Moreover, no information available regarding her siblings.


From ages 10 to 17, Lilly study ballet at the David Lichine and Irina Kosmovska Ballet School on Ford Foundation scholarship. Later, she was invited by George Balanchine to attend the School of American Ballet on scholarship.

Lilly Tartikoff: Professional life, Career

Lilly began her career as a Ballet dancer at the age of nine. She signed at the New York City Ballet, under the direction of Balanchine and Jerome Robbins.

In 1990, She created the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program along with Ronald O. Perelman under the direction of Dr. Dennis Slamon. To raise funds for this program, they established the annual fire and iceball in Hollywood. Then, they used the fund for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Likewise, she co-founded the EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women in Los Angeles along with Revlon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation in 1993 and the same program created in New York in 1998 which helped raise more than $80 million for cancer research.

Besides Philanthropic work, She owns The Colony Cafe, a Los Angeles restaurant with her daughter, Calla. Moreover, she produced the TV series, Beggars and Choosers (1999), The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019).

Awards, Nomination

1991Glamour AwardWomen of the Year AwardWon
2000Hope AwardNational Coalition for Cancer SurvivorshipWon
2002Jefferson AwardGreatest Public Service by a Private CitizenWon
2003Golden Mike AwardBroadcaster’s FoundationWon

Rumors, Controversy

Until now, she has not surrounded by any sorts of rumors and scandals that create a headline in the media.

Lilly Tartikoff: Net Worth, Income

Her estimated net worth is around $1 million to $5 million throughout her profession as an entrepreneur.

Talking about her present husband’s net worth, he has an estimated net worth of $227.37 million as of 2006.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The Socialite is 5 feet 10 inches tall approximately and her weight is unknown. Likewise, she has brown hair color and eyes color as well.

Moreover, no information available regarding her other body measurement.

Social Media

Lilly is active on Instagram with the handle @lillytartikoff where she has over 1k followers. Furthermore, she is not active in any sorts of social media.


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