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 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 sexual 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 Sexually harassed in 2014 to today becoming the world’s youngest female billionaire.
Let’s go though her career and see how she Built a $1.3 billion dollars company.
Wolfe Herd was one of the cofounders of Tinder, but she left the company and later filed a sexual 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 sexually abused so she went on to creating 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 is originated.
Whitney Wolfe Herd Wiki
|Full Name||Whitney Wolfe Herd|
|Date of Birth||July 1, 1989|
|Age||32 years [As in 2021]|
|Birth Place||Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.|
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|
Bra Size – 34 inches
Waist Size – 28 inches
Hip Size – 34 inches
Body Shape – N/A
Dress Size – N/A
Shoe Size – N/A
|Eye Colour||Hazel Green|
|Hair Colour||Light Golden Blonde|
|Parents||Father:- Michael Wolfe (Property Developer)|
Mother:- Kelly (Homemaker)
Boyfriend, Affairs, and Marriage
|Marital Status||Married (September 2, 2017)|
|Children (Son)||Bobby Lee Herd (born on 12/9/19)|
|School||Judge Memorial Catholic High School.|
|College/University||•Southern Methodist University|
|Education Qualifications||International studies|
She has not shared her personal contact details like any other celebrities because of security reasons.
|Residence Address||Austin, TX|
|Manager / Agent / Secretary Name||N/A|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Pancakes, Salad|
|Favorite Writer||Joanna Coles|
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|
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
|2014||Named one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech|
|2016||Named one of Elle’s Women in Tech|
|2017||Listed in a TechCrunch feature on 42 women succeeding in tech|
|2017-2018||Named to Forbes 30 under 30|
Lesser Known Facts About Whitney Wolfe Herd
- Whitney Wolfe doesn’t smoke but she drinks alcohol.
- On the launch of Bumble Priyanka Chopra attended it 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.
FAQ’s 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 32 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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