Whitney Way Thore Biography
Whitney Way Thore a native of North Carolina, is an American television personality. She gained popularity for appearing on the television show My Big Fat Fabulous Life airing on TLC. Thore has previously worked as an English teacher in South Korea.
Whitney Way Thore Age
Thore was born on April 14, 1984, in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. She is 38 years old as of 2022.
Whitney Way Thore Height
Thore stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches. There is no detailed information about her current weight. The heaviest she has ever weighed was 172 Kgs( 380 lbs). In November 2020, she revealed that had been able to lose 70 pounds. There are no further details about her body measurements.
Whitney Way Thore Weight Loss
Thore has been struggling with weight loss for a long time. She gained weight as a result of polycystic ovary syndrome which also prevents her from losing weight. The heaviest she has ever weighed was 172 Kgs( 380 lbs).
In November 2020, she revealed that had been able to lose 70 pounds. In season 8 of the show, Way revealed that she had considered getting weight loss surgery. It’s, however, not clear if she went through with the surgery.
Whitney Way Thore Family
Thore was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. She was born to her parents Glenn and Barbara Thore. Way has not disclosed further details about her parents and siblings if she has any. This information, will, however, be updated soon.
Whitney Way Thore Boyfriend | Engaged
The television star has recently found new love after her engagement to her ex-fiance ended. She has however not revealed information about her mysterious new man. It appears that her new relationship is very serious after the two went on a romantic trip to France.
Thore was previously engaged to Chase Severino. The two had dated for quite a while before Chase finally popped the question in October 2019. Thore and Chase broke off their engagement in May 2020. This came after he cheated on Thore with another woman. He even fathered a child with the anonymous woman.
Chase and the mother of his child welcomed their daughter named Aurora Joyce in September 2020. The two even bought a house together to start their small happy family. Thore got to meet Chase’s daughter via facetime in an episode of My Big Fat Fabulous Life.
Whitney Way Thore Education
Thore applied for the Theatre Summer Enrichment Program at the Governor’s School of North Carolina of Meredith College in 2000. she was accepted into the program. She attended Page High School. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In college. She graduated with a major in Theater.
Whitney Way Thore My Big Fat Fabulous Life
The first season of the tv show My Big Fat Fabulous Life was released in January 2015 on TLC. The show follows the life of Whitney Thore’s weight loss journey, relationships and her other area of life. The show’s second season premiered in September 2015.
After graduating from college, Thore went to Korea to work as an English teacher. She later returned to the United States and became an on-air producer of the Greensboro, North Carolina, radio show Jared & Katie in the Morning on 107.5 KZL. The show posted a dance video called “A Fat Girl Dancing” on 107.5 KZL’s YouTube channel.
Soon after the video went viral, Thore gained popularity which allowed her to put out her message about body positivity and body acceptance. This led to a number of media outlets featuring her including; ABC News, NBC’s Today Show, and The Huffington Post.
Whitney runs her own website and blog called “nobodyshame”. Her aim in starting the website was to connect with other fat acceptance activists. In addition, Thore has authored a book titled I Do It with the Lights On: And 10 More Discoveries on the Road to a Blissfully Shame-Free Life.
Whitney Way Thore Net Worth
Thore has an estimated net worth of $4 million. she has garnered her wealth from appearing on the tv show My Big Fat Fabulous and other businesses she has ventured into.