Tara Armour was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She left Raleigh and moved to Boone to attend Appalachian State University where she graduated in 2007 with a major in criminal justice and minors in psychology and sociology. She then moved to Ohio for a short time where she worked as a legal assistant in a personal injury law firm. In 2008 she moved back to her home state of North Carolina and began working as a family law legal assistant.
Tara currently resides in Garner, North Carolina with her husband and two children, Conri and Teagan. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and reading. Tara has been with Tharrington Smith since June 2014.