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Tammy Hembrow reveals she grew up poor but now owns a $2.9m home thanks to her business success 

She’s an incredibly successful businesswoman and Instagram influencer – with a net worth of $2million and a $2.9million Gold Coast mansion in her name. 

But on Tuesday, Tammy Hembrow revealed she experienced an impoverished childhood. 

The 27-year-old – who runs two successful businesses: her app Tammy Fit and activewear brand Saski Collection- posed for photos in front of her $460,000 Bentley and recalled how her family struggled when she was growing up.

From rags to riches: Tammy Hembrow has revealed she grew up poor, took baths outside and didn’t even have a bedroom

‘I grew up in a house where we had to take baths outside even in the middle of winter,’ she began.

‘We didn’t have bedrooms so made our own by putting tables on their sides to build walls.’

Despite her family’s struggles, Tammy said they were still happy. 

‘Things weren’t always easy but we always had fun. Life is what you make it,’ she said. 

Ballin': - She now owns a $2million Gold Coast mansion and a $460,000 Bentley thanks to her incredible Instagram success

Ballin’: – She now owns a $2million Gold Coast mansion and a $460,000 Bentley thanks to her incredible Instagram success 

'Things weren't always easy but we always had fun' Despite her family's struggles, Tammy said she and her sisters were still. Tammy and her sisters Emilee and Amy sisters are pictured in 1996

‘Things weren’t always easy but we always had fun’ Despite her family’s struggles, Tammy said she and her sisters were still. Tammy and her sisters Emilee and Amy sisters are pictured in 1996

Tammy then went on to reflect on how far she has come in life. 

‘Now I own a beautiful home, two multimillion dollar businesses, a family I adore and amazing friends. So this is your little reminder to celebrate your wins, judge no one, love all, work hard & keep winning!’ 

This is not the first time Tammy speaks out about her past. 

In February last year, the bikini model addressed assumptions she has always been rich during an episode of her podcast Hanging With The Hembrows. 

'We had no money at all': The blonde bombshell is the daughter of Australian actor Mark Hembrow, along with her two sisters Amy and Emilee. she revealed she grew up poor for 'majority of her childhood' and used to wash her clothes in a bathtub. Here: (from left) Tammy, Emilee and Amy with their dad in 1996

‘We had no money at all’: The blonde bombshell is the daughter of Australian actor Mark Hembrow, along with her two sisters Amy and Emilee. she revealed she grew up poor for ‘majority of her childhood’ and used to wash her clothes in a bathtub. Here: (from left) Tammy, Emilee and Amy with their dad in 1996

Striking it rich: 'The majority of our childhood we really had no money at all,' Tammy (pictured) said in her podcast last year

Striking it rich: ‘The majority of our childhood we really had no money at all,’ Tammy (pictured) said in her podcast last year

‘The majority of our childhood we really had no money at all,’ Tammy said. 

‘It was only when we got to high school – when we were like teenagers – when we moved with our stepdad and our mum.’  

Her sister Amy, who appeared on the podcast with Tammy, explained the family used to have a bathtub outside where they would wash their clothes. 

'We had a bathtub outside,' Tammy said. 'we literally had to fill it up with boiling water. Put buckets in it - like we didn't even have hot water'. Pictured: Tammy in her Gold Coast mansion

‘We had a bathtub outside,’ Tammy said. ‘we literally had to fill it up with boiling water. Put buckets in it – like we didn’t even have hot water’. Pictured: Tammy in her Gold Coast mansion

 ‘Yeah, we had a bathtub outside,’ Tammy said at the time. ‘We literally had to fill it up with boiling water. Put buckets in it – like we didn’t even have hot water.’ 

Tammy is certainly not short of cash now. She runs two successful businesses: her app Tammy Fit and activewear brand Saski Collection.   

The bikini model is now Australia’s 5th most followed star on Instagram and her posts earn her an astonishing amount of money.   

Home, sweet home: In August 2020, Tammy became the proud owner of her stunning $2.9 million mansion on the Gold Coast

Home, sweet home: In August 2020, Tammy became the proud owner of her stunning $2.9 million mansion on the Gold Coast

Straight to the bank! According Influencer Marketing Hub, Tammy can make up to $31,00-$55,000 per single upload to her Instagram profile

Straight to the bank! According Influencer Marketing Hub, Tammy can make up to $31,00-$55,000 per single upload to her Instagram profile

According Influencer Marketing Hub, she can make up to $31,00-$55,000 per single upload to her Instagram profile.    

Daily Mail Australia revealed that in the last few years, Tammy had inked a deal with sports nutrition brand, Women’s Best.

For frequent promotion of their products, which is still on-going to this day, Tammy is estimated to be paid up to $45,000 a month for the advertisements.

In the money: For frequent promotion of Women's Best products, Tammy is estimated to be paid up to $45,000 a month for the advertisements. She is pictured here with her children Saskia, 4, Wolf, 5

In the money: For frequent promotion of Women’s Best products, Tammy is estimated to be paid up to $45,000 a month for the advertisements. She is pictured here with her children Saskia, 4, Wolf, 5

Tammy who is mother to son Wolf, 5, and daughter Saskia, 4, currently has a rumoured net worth of $2 million.

The blonde bombshell is the daughter of Australian actor Mark Hembrow, along with her two sisters Amy and Emilee. 

Her mother, who often features reluctantly in her vlogs, is named Nathalie, and is of originally from Trinidad and Tobago. 

In August 2020, she became the proud owner of her stunning $2.9 million mansion on the Gold Coast. 

Building an empire: Tammy has two successful businesses - fitness app Tammy Fit along with activewear brand Saski Collection. Here: in New York

Building an empire: Tammy has two successful businesses – fitness app Tammy Fit along with activewear brand Saski Collection. Here: in New York 

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