Whitney Thore Net Worth: How Rich is the Star of My Big Fat Fabulous Life?

Whitney Thore Net Worth

Whitney Thore Net Worth: Whitney Thore  is known for her show on TLC, My Big Fat Fabulous Life. Whitney Thore is not only a strong supporter of body positivity famous for her TV shows on TLC, but she is also a successful reality star, influencer, speaker, and entrepreneur. All in all, as of 2021, Whitney Thore has a net worth of up to $3 million.

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Real Name/Full Name: Whitney Way Thore
Gender: Female
Age: 37 years old
Birth Date: 14 April 1984
Birth Place: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 120 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a Relationship
Children: No
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Profession: Television personality
Net Worth in 2021: $3 million
Last Updated: 2021

Whitney Thore Early Life

Whitney Thore was born on 14 April 1984 in Northern California, United States, and thus has American citizenship. Whitney Thore was given the name ‘Whitney Way Thore’ when she was born.

  • Whitney Thore was born to ‘Barbara Thore’ and ‘Glenn Thore.’
  • Whitney Thore has grown up alongside her brother ‘Hunter Thore.’ Whitney Thore graduated from the ‘Page High School.’
  • Whitney Thore received her higher education from ‘Appalachian State University,’ where she earned a significant degree in theatre.
  • Whitney Thore began teaching schoolchildren in South Korea when she was in her early twenties.

How Did Whitney Thore Become Famous?

Whitney Thore rose to prominence in 2014 after a video of her dancing titled “Fat Girl Dancing” went viral. Since landing her TLC show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, fans have been curious about how much money she makes from all of her business ventures.

Whitney taught English in South Korea after graduating from college. She then returned to Greensboro, North Carolina, to work at a radio station.

Whitney Thore Net Worth on My Big Fat Fabulous Life

Whitney Thore relocated to Charlotte for her business because it was thought to be a good financial move for No Bs Active business.

Her former business partner Ryan Andreas assisted her in establishing No BS Active, but it failed soon after Whitney’s breakup with Chase Severino.

Ryan and Whitney’s business partnership ended, and this was depicted on the show. Many fans thought it was a wise decision for Whitney because she later began working with her friend Jessica Powell.

Whitney returned to her hometown of Greensboro after working with Jessica.

Despite the pandemic, she is doing her workouts online, though she had planned to do some in-person workouts prior to the coronavirus.

How much does Whitney Thore make from My Big Fat Fabulous Life?

We don’t know how much Thore gets paid per episode of My Big Fat Fabulous Life. However, based on information about how much other TLC reality stars are paid, one Reddit user speculated that she could earn between $5,000 and $10,000 per episode.

Thore could earn up to $130,000 per season if those estimates are correct, based on 13 episodes per season. She could’ve earned close to a million dollars and counting.

Whitney Thore Net Worth

Thore’s earnings from My Big Fat Fabulous Life may be supplemented by a variety of other sources. Her 2016 book most likely made her money. She also works as a public speaker, charging between $10,000 and $20,000 per engagement.

Thore also makes money from Instagram paid posts. She has previously collaborated with the clothing retailer Torrid, the fitness apparel company Under Armour, and the subscription box Fab Fit Fun. According to USA Today, with nearly 1 million Instagram followers, the reality star and author could earn up to $10,000 per post, if not more. Thore also collaborated with Cruise Only on the No Body Shame at Sea cruise, which took place in 2019. As of 2021, Whitney Thore has a net worth of up to $3 million.