Whitney Wolfe Herd [Bumble Founder] Story, Net Worth & More

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Whitney Wolfe Herd who was born on July 1, 1989, in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. is an American entrepreneur who is the founder of Bumble (a social and dating app) and in 2014 she was the co-founder of the Tinder app. In this article, we will tell you about Whitney Wolfe Herd Story, Net Worth, Wiki & More.

In 2014, she left Tinder because of some issues with the company executives. She also filed a lawsuit against Tinder for s*exual harassment. When she moved to Austin, Texas she founded Bumble which is a female-focused dating app. Currently, she is in the news for becoming the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. Check out the Whitney Wolfe Herd Story, Net Worth, Wiki & More.

Whitney Wolfe Herd Story

From being S*exually harassed in 2014 to today becoming the world’s youngest female billionaire.

Let’s go through her career and see how she Built a $1.3 billion dollar company.

Wolfe Herd was one of the co-founders of Tinder, but she left the company and later filed a s*exual harassment lawsuit against Tinder. She was one of the Co-Founder means she knew how Tinder grew which means she has prior experience.

Whitney launched the app in 2014 with the aim of creating a comfortable and empowering online dating space for women. She was s*exually abused so she went on to create a Women-Focused App. That not only differentiated her from Tinder answering the biggest question “why switch from tinder to here?”

After her experience at Tinder, Wolfe Herd wasn’t looking to build another dating app – she wanted to build an Instagram competitor where people could only post positive comments but Andreev convinced her to work on another dating app. Along with two former Tinder employees – cofounder Chris Gulzcynski and former vice president of design Sarah Mick – they launched Bumble in December 2014.

Andreev made an initial investment of $10 million and became the majority owner with a 79% stake. Wolfe Herd became CEO with a 20% stake in Bumble. This is how Bumble originated.

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Whitney Wolfe Herd Wiki

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Full NameWhitney Wolfe Herd
Nick NameWhitney
Date of BirthJuly 1, 1989
Age34 Years [As of 2024]
Birth PlaceSalt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Zodiac SignCancer

Physical Stats

There is no doubt that she is beautiful and she follows a healthy diet to stay healthy. Here are the Whitney Wolfe Herd measurements.

Height (approx.)in centimeters – 165 cm
in meters – 1.65 m
in Feet Inches – 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms – 50 kg
in Pounds – 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-34
Bust Size – 34 inches
Waist Size – 28 inches
Hip Size – 34 inches
Body Shape – N/A
Dress Size – N/A
Shoe Size – N/A
Eye ColourHazel Green
Hair ColourLight Golden Blonde


ParentsFather:- Michael Wolfe (Property Developer)
Mother:- Kelly (Homemaker)
Whitney Wolfe Herd Parents
SisterDanielle Wolfe
Whitney Wolfe Herd Sister

Boyfriend, Affairs, and Marriage

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Marital StatusMarried (September 2, 2017)
HusbandMichael Herd
Whitney Wolfe Herd Husband & Son
Boyfriend/AffairsJustin Mateen
Whitney Wolfe Herd Ex Boyfriend
Children (Son)Bobby Lee Herd (born on 12/9/19)


SchoolJudge Memorial Catholic High School.
College/UniversitySouthern Methodist University
Paris-Sorbonne University
Education Qualifications International studies

Contact Details

She has not shared her personal contact details like any other celebrities because of security reasons.

Residence AddressAustin, TX
Phone NumberN/A
Email IdN/A
Manager / Agent / Secretary NameN/A

Favorite Things

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Favorite FoodPizza, Pancakes, Salad
Favorite WriterJoanna Coles
Favorite DestinationMexico
Favorite ColorYellow

Whitney Wolfe Herd Net Worth

According to Forbes, her net worth is approximately $1.5 billion and she became the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire after taking Bumble public.

Net Worth$ 1.5 billion

Social Profiles

She is very active on her social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, etc where she uploads her beautiful images and videos. You can follow her on the social media platforms given below.

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Awards, Honors, Achievements

2014Named one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech
2016Named one of Elle’s Women in Tech
2017Listed in a TechCrunch feature on 42 women succeeding in tech
2017-2018Named to Forbes 30 under 30

Lesser Known Facts About Whitney Wolfe Herd

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  • Whitney Wolfe doesn’t smoke but she drinks alcohol.
  • On the launch of Bumble Priyanka Chopra attended with Kate Hudson, Karlie Kloss, etc. 
  • When she was just 19 years old, she also started a business of selling bamboo tote bags which gained wide recognization from big celebrities like Rachel Zoe and Nicole Richie were photographed with them.
  • Wolfe has also worked with orphanages.
  • She is an avid dog lover and also a pet dog.
  • Currently, she is in the news for becoming the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.
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FAQs Related To Whitney Wolfe Herd

Who is Whitney Wolfe?

Whitney Wolfe is an American Entrepreneur who became famous for becoming the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.

How much is Whitney Wolfe Herd worth?

She has a net worth of approximately $ 1.5 billion.

How old is Whitney Wolfe Herd?

According to her date of birth which is July 1, 1989, she is 34 years old.

Who is Whitney Wolfe married to?

She is married to Michael Herd.

Where did Whitney Wolfe go to college?

She attended Southern Methodist University and Paris-Sorbonne University.

Where does Whitney Wolfe live?

She lives in Austin Texas.

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