Whitney Way Thore Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Whitney Way Thore Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight120 kg
Date of BirthApril 14, 1984
Zodiac SignAries
BoyfriendBuddy Bell

Whitney Way Thore is an American activist, dancer, social media star, and TV personality who grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. She rose to fame after her very own TV show, titled My Big Fat Fabulous Life, got premiered on TLC on January 13, 2015. It stars Whitney Way Thore and her family and is based on her journey of weight loss. The radio show named Jared & Katie in the Morning on 107.5 KZL also helped her gain popularity. She has also been a part of a variety of other shows which include Steve Harvey, Lorraine, Home & Family, The View, Today, The Dr. Oz Show, Access Hollywood Live, Go Curvy, Entertainment Tonight, It’s Better with Brian, AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On, Hollywood Today Live, and Megyn Kelly Today. Her website, No Body Shame, has also brought together women of varying shapes and sizes and has given them a platform to learn to love their bodies in all the sizes. Whitney Way Thore has also accumulated a huge social media fan base by constantly promoting body acceptance as well as body positivity and she has garnered more than 800k followers on Instagram, more than 250k followers on Facebook, and more than 150k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Whitney Way Thore

Nick Name

Whitney

Whitney Way Thore as seen while taking a selfie in Greensboro, North Carolina in December 2018
Whitney Way Thore as seen while taking a selfie in Greensboro, North Carolina in December 2018 (Whitney Way Thore / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Residence

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Whitney Way Thore studied at Page High School which is located in Greensboro, North Carolina and graduated in the year 2002. Then, she attended the Appalachian State University located in Boone, North Carolina and majored in Theatre.

Previously, in 2000, she was also accepted at the Governor’s School of North Carolina of Meredith College to attend the Theatre Summer Enrichment Program.

Occupation

Activist, Dancer, Social Media Star, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Glenn Thore
  • Mother – Barbara “Babs” Thore
  • Siblings – Hunter Thore (Younger Brother) (Actor, Filmmaker)

Manager

Whitney Way Thore is managed by Michael from Marilyn’s Agency, Model and Talent Management, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.

Build

Large

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

120 kg or 264.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Whitney Way Thore has dated –

  1. Avi Lang (2016-2017) – Whitney Way Thore was in a relationship with Avi Lang. The duo started dating in September 2016 and was together for around 6 months. However, Whitney later found out that he was cheating on her and the unrest in the relationship began around the year 2017 while she was filming season 4 of her reality television series, My Big Fat Fabulous Life. Whitney Way Thore later revealed that he was cheating on his then-fiancée with Whitney and, therefore, Whitney and Avi Lang finally parted ways in March 2017. While they were together in a relationship, Avi Lang was always reluctant to appear with her either on camera or on social media but Whitney thought that maybe it was because she is a public figure while, on the other hand, he was more of a private person. However, such was not the case and it was just Avi’s way to cheat on her.
  2. Buddy Bell – Buddy Bell and Whitney Way Thore are in a relationship and he often appears on her Instagram feed as well. They have been friends for quite a while before they finally started dating. Moreover, it is also speculated that they have also lived together before he went to rehab. Whitney and Buddy Bell seem to be happy to have found one another as it is evident from their pictures.
Whitney Way Thore as seen while taking a selfie with Buddy Bell in Charlotte, North Carolina in February 2019
Whitney Way Thore as seen while taking a selfie with Buddy Bell in Charlotte, North Carolina in February 2019 (Whitney Way Thore / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Auburn (Natural)

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced nose
  • Tattoos on her back

Brand Endorsements

Whitney Way Thore has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands such as Snoga Athletics and NoBS By Snoga.

Whitney Way Thore as seen while running on the street in January 2019
Whitney Way Thore as seen while running on the street in January 2019 (Whitney Way Thore / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Starring in her very own TV series, My Big Fat Fabulous Life, which premiered on TLC on January 13, 2015, and revolves around the life of the star and her weight loss journey
  • Having garnered a huge social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Instagram, more than 250k followers on Facebook, and more than 150k followers on Twitter

First Web Show

Whitney Way Thore made her first web show appearance as herself in an episode of the talk-show series, Go Curvy, in March 2014.

First TV Show

Whitney Way Thore made her first TV show appearance as herself in an episode of the news talk-show series, Today, in January 2015.

Personal Trainer

Whitney Way Thore works out on a regular basis and also keeps her fans updated by posting her workout videos on Instagram. She workouts with her trainer, Ryan Andreas, who has curated a fitness regime for her that only takes up 24 minutes.

Whitney works out in the gym and does various exercises that focus on various body parts. One of her workouts, that she posted on her Instagram, includes –

  • 2 kettlebell swings
  • 2 slam balls
  • 15 jump ropes
  • 4 kettlebell swings
  • 4 slam balls
  • 15 jump ropes
  • 6 kettlebell swings
  • 6 slam balls
  • 15 jump ropes

Whitney Way Thore Favorite Things

  • Shirt – The one that she got from Fat Girl Flow

SourceInstagram

Whitney Way Thore (Right) as seen while posing for a picture with Heather in Girdwood, Alaska in March 2019
Whitney Way Thore (Right) as seen while posing for a picture with Heather in Girdwood, Alaska in March 2019 (Whitney Way Thore / Instagram)

Whitney Way Thore Facts

  1. She was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
  2. After she got graduated from college, she took up an English teaching job and shifted to South Korea to teach schoolchildren.
  3. She worked as the on-air producer of the Greensboro, North Carolina, radio show titled Jared & Katie in the Morning on the radio station, 107.5 KZL, after her return from South Korea.
  4. The show, My Big Fat Fabulous Life, is based on Whitney Way Thore’s life and got premiered on January 13, 2015, on TLC. It stars her alongside her family and shows her weight loss journey.
  5. Her memoir titled I Do It with the Lights On: And 10 More Discoveries on the Road to a Blissfully Shame-Free Life was released in May 2016.
  6. Whitney Way Thore has also appeared in shows such as Steve Harvey, Lorraine, Home & Family, The View, The Dr. Oz Show, Access Hollywood Live, Entertainment Tonight, It’s Better with Brian, AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On, Hollywood Today Live, and Megyn Kelly Today.
  7. She has also created her very own website, titled No Body Shame, to further her mission of body acceptance and body positivity.
  8. Visit her official website @ nobodyshame.com.
  9. Follow Whitney Way Thore on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Whitney Way Thore / Instagram

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