Whitney Thompson Height Weight Body Statistics


Born Name

Whitney Lee Thompson

Nick Name


Whitney Thompson at the Samsung Hope for Children gala in June 2011
Whitney Thompson at the Samsung Hope for Children gala in June 2011

Sun Sign


Born Place

Atlantic Beach, Florida, United States




Whitney went to Duncan U. Fletcher High School.

Post that, she got enrolled at the University of North Florida. While at university, she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.


Model and restaurant owner


  • Father – David Thompson (Springfield Police Chief)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown


Whitney is represented by –

  • Elite Model Management
  • Wilhelmina Models – Los Angeles
  • Wilhelmina Models – Miami
  • Wilhelmina Models – New York
  • OKAY Models – Hamburg
  • Milk Models – London




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


85 kg or 187 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Whitney Thompson has dated –

  1. Ian Forrester (2012-Present) – Whitney Thompson first met her husband Ian Forrester on the school bus in high school. Then, they randomly got in touch years later and started going out in 2012. In November 2013, they reportedly got engaged while on holidays in Ireland and London. In November 2014, they got married in an intimate wedding ceremony held at a Scottish castle. The wedding ceremony was later featured on TLC show.
Whitney Thompson and Ian Forrester at their wedding in November 2014
Whitney Thompson and Ian Forrester at their wedding in November 2014

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dyed Blonde

She has naturally “Brown” colored hair.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Green eyes


37-32-43 in or 94-81-109 cm

Dress Size

16 (US) or 48 (EU)

Bra Size


Whitney Thompson Panache lingerie photoshoot 2014
Whitney Thompson during the Panache lingerie photoshoot in 2014

Shoe Size

10 (US) or 40.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

Whitney has worked as a spokesmodel for Covergirl cosmetics.

She has appeared in the TV commercials for

  • CoverGirl’s LashBlast Mascara
  • Smile Stylist

She was a part of the print ad campaign for Anna Scholz.

The other brands she has done brand endorsement work for include

  • Panache Lingerie
  • Metrostyle
  • JC Penney
  • Diana Warner Jewelry
  • Forever 21
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Torrid
  • Converse One Star
  • Fashion Bug
  • Pure Energy / Target
  • Fashion Bug


Roman Catholic

Best Known For

  • Being the winner of the 10th season of the reality show, America’s Next Top Model.
  • Having done modeling and promotion work for some of the leading fashion brands.

First Film

The model has never appeared in a theatrical film.

First TV Show

Whitney was first seen on the reality show America’s Next Top Model as herself, which she won.

Personal Trainer

Whitney Thompson rarely finds time to workout in the gym due to her hectic work schedule. But, whenever she can find the time and has sufficient energy, she makes sure that she is going out for a run. However, she is not a fan of pushing the body just for the sake of it. Unless she does feel like working out, she prefers to skip it.

She carries the same attitude for her dietary intake. She doesn’t subscribe to any fad dieting and doesn’t believe in starving herself.

Whitney Thompson Favorite Things

  • Her Cupcake Recipe – Chicken and waffle cupcake
Whitney Thompson at the opening of the Susan Ciminelli Day Spa & Salon in June 2009
Whitney Thompson at the opening of the Susan Ciminelli Day Spa & Salon in June 2009

Whitney Thompson Facts

  1. Whitney Thompson has launched her own range of jewelry and candle collection under the “Supermodel” label.
  2. Before she became a model, she was employed in the before and after school daycare programs at the Chets Creek Elementary School.
  3. In 2010, she was appointed as the ambassador for the National Eating Disorder Association. She has toured numerous schools in her role to spread awareness about healthy eating.
  4. Whitney has launched The Big and Beautiful, which is a dating website for plus sized individuals.
  5. In 2008, MSN website included her in the list of “Most Influential Women.”
  6. Whitney holds the distinction of being the first plus-size model to have won the America’s Next Top Model competition.
  7. In July 2014, she collaborated with her then-fiancé Ian Forrester to open a restaurant, Whitney Lee’s Southern Sweets and Savories in Springfield in an old building, which was a whiskey saloon in 1838.
  8. For her stint in America’s Next Top Model, she was spotted by the scout from the show at the airport.
  9. Catch Whitney on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.


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