The Illustrious Life of Whitney Wolfe
Whitney Wolfe is one of the most successful executives in the United States. People know her for her role with Bumble where she is the chief executive officer. Whitney Wolfe is also known for the role with Tinder. Tinder is a dating app that Whitney Wolfe acted as an angel investor. Earlier last year, Bumble and Tinder were regarded as the most popular dating apps in the United States. As for Whitney Wolfe, she was voted as being one of the most influential women under 30 years by the Business Insider. This was back in the year 2106. In the same year, she was also recognized as Elle’s Women in Tech. Just the other day, she was listed by the Forbes Magazine on the list of top 30 below 30.
At the moment, her first dating app has approximately 11.5 million users and was established in the year 2014. She co founded the app with Andrey Andreev. At the moment, Whitney Wolfe has embarked on launching new verticals for this app. For instance, there is the BumbleBFF and BumbleBIZZ. The Forbes Magazine evaluated the company at a worth of $500 million. The education that Whitney Wolfe received as a young girl may have contributed to her success. Her dad was a property manager while her mum was a house wife. Whitney Wolfe was born and raised in Utah. At the moment, Whitney Wolfe is 27 years old. For her undergraduate degree, Whitney Wolfe went to Southern Methodist University where she specialized in international studies. She capitalized on a BP oil spill to sell some bamboo tote bags to the residents of the affected area.
She is the founder of a non-profit organization called Help Us Project. She partnered with Patrick Aufdenkamp in establishment of this organization. Other people that Whitney Wolfe has worked with in this project include Nicole Richie and Rachel Zoe. Soon after completing school, Whitney Wolfe started working with Hatch Labs where she was involved with her first startup called Cardify. At the moment, Whitney Wolfe resides in Austin, Texas. At one time, she filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Tinder.