Beat Kylie Jenner: Whitney Heard became the youngest female billionaire

Juliette Morgan
Juliette Morgan
Beat Kylie Jenner: Whitney Heard became the youngest female billionaire

Co-founder and CEO of a dating service Bumble Whitney Wolf Hurd she became the youngest self-made billionaire.

By data Forbes On February 11, 2021, the shares of the dating service Bumble rose after the IPO (first public offering of shares).

Thus, 31-year-old Whitney Hurd became the youngest woman in the world who independently earned more than $1 billion.

Read winners and losers 2020: Forbes talks about the successes and losses of billionaires

During the IPO, the price of one share was 4 43. however, at the first auction, the share price increased by more than 85% to 7 79.6. at this value, the market value of the company, 11% of which is owned by Hurd, exceeded.15 billion.

By the end of trading on the Nasdaq exchange on February 11, 2021, the value of one share was 7 70.31, and Hurd's fortune was estimated at $1.5 billion.

- Bumble is the result of the dedicated work of a team that has worked very hard to show that women CAN, should and will take the first step. When relationships get better for women, they get better for everyone, " Hurd wrote on Instagram.

In 2020, American model Kylie Jenner topped the ranking of the youngest billionaires in the world.

According to Forbes, the 22-year-old model earned 1 1.2 billion, but now the state is estimated at 7 700 million.

Creating a dating site Bumble

Whitney Wolf Hurd founded dating service Bumble in 2014, shortly after she sued Tinder, blaming a former lover and boss Justina Matina sexual harassment.

Tinder denied the charges, and the conflict was soon resolved.

A special feature of Bumble is that women are the first to start the dialogue.

The company was co founded by a Russian billionaire Andrey Andreev who developed a dating service Badoo.

Andreev left Bumble in November 2019, four months after Forbes published an investigation alleging that under Andrey's leadership, the company's London office was misogynistic atmosphere.

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