Who is Frances Haugen? Age and net worth of Facebook whistleblower

Amber Peake October 5, 2021
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Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, revealed her identity on Sunday (3 October) as she spoke out in a CBS 60 Minutes interview. Today (5 October) she testified before the Senate as she accused Facebook of putting profit before public safety.

As she makes the news, some are now curious to know more about her life away from her career, while others have wondered about Frances Haugen’s age and net worth. We take a look at Haugen‘s career so far.

Who is Frances Haugen?

Frances Haugen is a data engineer and scientist now known to many as a former product manager who worked within the civic integrity team at Facebook.

Before joining the social media giant, Haugen worked as a product manager for a number of well-known websites, including Pinterest, Google and Yelp.

As per her Linkedin profile which is not currently public, she is also co-founder of the dating application Secret Agent Cupid which later became known as Hinge.

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How old is Frances Haugen?

As she spoke out in a CBS interview over the weekend and testifies before the Senate today (Tuesday, 5 October) Frances Haugen’s age has since been revealed to be 37 years old.

Haugen, who is from Iowa City, Iowa, started her career in data engineering at Google, having completed her bachelor of science and master of business administration.

She achieved her BS in electrical and computer engineering at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in 2006 and later went on to earn herself an MBA in general management at Harvard Business School in 2011.

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Data scientist’s net worth explored

While she has worked across many well-known sites and applications including Google and Facebook, it is no surprise the tech insider’s net worth is believed to be in the millions.

According to sources online, Frances Haugen is estimated to have a net worth of up to $5 million.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.