|Real Name/Full Name
|Whitney Way Thore
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Greensboro, North Carolina, US
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|14 April 1984
|39 years old
|In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′3 ″
|In Kilograms –170 Kg
In Pounds – 374.8 lbs
|Father – Glenn Thore
Mother – Barbara Thore
|Appalachian State University
|Luby Francis Bell III
Whitney is a widely known television personality best known for her popular tv series ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life. She has been active on television since 2014. She shares her life details with her audience even though she openly reveals everything about her love life, like how she got engaged to the love of her life and how they eventually got separated; everything is available on her social media handles.
She was an overweight person and was subjected to body shame throughout her life; thus, she stands against body shaming and motivates others to love their bodies.
Well, how well do you know about Whitney Thore? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Whitney Thore’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Whitney Thore to date.
Biography and Early Life
Whitney Thore was born to Glenn and Barbara Thore on 14th April 1984, at Greensboro in North Carolina, US. She also has a brother, namely Hunter Thore. She completed schooling with experience in theatre programs, and then she went for her graduation, which was followed by her master’s with a major in theatre. After graduation, she shifted to South Korea to be an English teacher in a school. After returning to the US from Korea, she started her career as a radio show producer.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Whitney Thore in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Whitney Thore’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 14 April 1984. Though, she is 5′3 ″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 374.8 lbs in Pound and 170kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Brown.
Whitney did her schooling from a school whose name is unknown yet as she never mentioned it anywhere. Still, she said how she was accepted to the Theatre Summer Enrichment Program at the Governor’s School of North Carolina of Meredith College in the year 2000.
She completed her graduation from Page High School in the year 2002, and soon after that, she got herself enrolled in Appalachian State University for her majors in theatre; after completing her graduation with majors in theatre, she moved to South Korea and made teaching English to school children her profession.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Whitney has been quite open about her personal life and shares everything happening in her life with her audience. Regarding her love life, she shared how she met Chase Severino through her business partner Ryan and how Chase proposed to her on a trip to Paris in the year 2019. She was pretty excited to get married to Chase, but unfortunately, in May 2020, she shared a post on her social media handle where she mentioned that their wedding had been called off.
She soon said the reason for their separation, writing a post about Chase dating someone else and was going to be a father soon with the child of the other woman he was dating. This news broke the heart of her fans who were waiting for the wedding. Yet they were seen together in the latest season of ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ where the expected thrill was missing.
Is Whitney Thore Lesbian?
NO, Whitney Thore is straight, as it is evident from the fact that she dated chase and even got engaged to him. She even dated Buddy Bell and had previously also dated a guy, Lennie That. Yet there are some rumors about Whitney Thore being lesbian, but they can be wrong as that might be just for the promotion of her show. To date, there is no evidence about Thore being lesbian or gay.
Whitney’s career started as an English teacher in South Korea; however, she is also known as an activist dancer and for amateur powerlifting. After returning from Korea, Whitney became the on-air producer of the radio show named Jared and Katie the morning, Whitney’s career took a turn and made her famous quite unexpectedly when her video known as ‘A Fat Girl Dancing’ videos went viral with more than 8 million views which were posted by Jared and Katie in their 107.5KZL morning show’s YouTube channel.
Through her video, she promoted positive body image and acceptance, and this led to her being featured on various shows and programs few of them are ABC News, NBC’s today’s show and many more. The show that bagged her worldwide fame was ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life, which was aired by TLC in January of the year 2015; the plot of the show was about there’s life and her mission of losing weight eventually.
Besides the show, she wanted to promote the message of self-body acceptance and nobody shaming and thus, she started her own website and blog, and through different social media platforms, she interacts and connects with other fat acceptance activists.
There is not much information available about the awards won by Whitney Thore, but her works are always appreciated by the audience. Her popular series ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ is a successful show which brought immense love and fame to the actress. The show gave a powerful message against body shaming which won the hearts of many.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Whitney Thore in 2024
Whitney Thore has multiple businesses, talking account of her business which is doing well along with her book which is also a commercial success and her most significant source of income is a reality television show personality, thus taking all this into account, she earns a good amount and her net worth can be estimated to be approx $3 million dollars as of 2024.
Whitney Thore became a motivation for every girl who is overweight. She proved that weight couldn’t decide what a person deserves, and no one should be judged just on the basis of their weight. She stands against body shaming and inspires many other girls to do the same as well. She mentioned that due to polycystic ovarian disease, she had gained so much weight, so this is not something to be made fun of by whosoever.
Even being overweight, she has contributed so much to the television industry and was loved and appreciated by her audience as well, thus breaking the stereotype that to be an actress, you don’t need any particular type of figure; every one of every size should be appreciated based on the work they do.