Lio Tipton - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Lio Tipton
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: Crazy, Stupid, Love (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 9, 1988 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Analeigh Christian Tipton
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Stephen Tipton
Mother's Name: Robin Tipton
Siblings: 1

Whitney Tipton (older sister)

High School: St. Francis High School
University: Marymount California University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Norwegian, Swedish, German)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 8, 2022
Husband's Name: Chaz Salembier

Body Measurements

Height: 1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 58 kg (127.87 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Lio Tipton?

Born as Analeigh Christian Tipton, Lio Tipton is an actress, model by profession, and American by nationality. After finishing third in Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model, they are best known for starring in the films Crazy, Stupid, Love, Two Night Stand, and Warm Bodies.

Tipton is queer, non-binary, and uses they/them pronouns. 

Lio Tipton – Age, Parents, Siblings

Lio Tipton was born Analeigh Christian Tipton on November 9, 1988, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Their mother’s name is Robin Tipton and their father’s name is Stephen Tipton. Their parents raised them in Sacramento, California with their older sibling, a sister named Whitney Tipton.

Lio Tipton with her parents, circa 2014 (Image: Getty Images)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Lio Tipton attended St. Francis High School. Following graduation, they went to Marymount California University where she studied film.

Their ethnicity includes English, Norwegian, Swedish, and German.

Lio Tipton – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Lio Tipton was in a relationship with Aaron McManus from 2013 to 2014 and was engaged to him. Post-breakup, they went on to date Jake McDorman in September 2014. This relationship too eventually ended.

Tipton married Chaz Salembier, an entertainment executive, on October 8, 2022. She and her husband do not have any children yet and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Lio Tipton, Jake McDorman (Image: Getty Images)

Lio Tipton – Career

Early Days

Tipton began ice skating when they were two and a half years old and eventually competed in four U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships. Alongside their partner Phillip Cooke, they became regional champions twice and also competed at the Juvenile level’s U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships. At the age of 16, Lio Tipton retired from skating. They do, however, skate for charity ice shows.


Lio Tipton began working as a model and was signed to I Model & Talent in Los Angeles. For designer Kelly Nishimoto, they walked in Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2008 collection called Imasu. Tipton went on to compete in Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model in 2008 where they finished third. They were then signed with Ford Models in Los Angeles and Abrams Artists Agency.

Since then Lio Tipton has appeared in Spain's Marie Claire, Seventeen magazine's December 2008 – January 2009 issue, Maxin, and Vogue. They have also worked for designers Geren Ford, Skingraft, and David Alexander, and have been featured in Forever 21 and Guess

Lio Tipton in Vogue (Image: Vogue)

Tipton was almost a victim of human trafficking after she was scammed by someone posing as a modeling agent who had set them up to meet some men for modeling work. But instead, they were set up on a dinner date with a Saudi prince who later paid a sum of money for her to be his wife.

Films, Series

Tipton’s screen debut was in a 2008 episode of The Big Bang Theory. Their role of Jessica Riley in the film Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) is the breakthrough in their acting career.

In the last decade, they have starred in the films Warm Bodies (2013), Two Night Stand (2014), Compulsion (2016), All Nighter (2017), Better Start Running (2018),  Summer Night (2019), The Long Home, etc. Moreover, Tipton has appeared in an episode(s) of the TV series Hung (2011), Manhattan Love Story (2014), Limitless (2015), Murphy Brown (2018), and Why Women Kill (2019).


On the set of Why Women Kill, Lio Tipton has worked with Allison Tolman, Nick Frost, B.K. Cannon, Kevin Daniels, and Philip Anthony-Rodriguez.

Scott Porter, Lio Tipton in Why Women Kill (Image: IMDb)

Lio Tipton – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Tipton is estimated at around $1.5 million while the figure for her income is not known.

Lio Tipton – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Lio Tipton is absent from social media. There are fan accounts in her name on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

List of Why Women Kill cast members

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