Let’s talk about the hardest part of any Tinder profile – the bio.
Yes, pictures are important but a good bio can be the difference between a right and a sad left.
The best Tinder bios for guys will give the girl who finds herself speed-swiping through the app a chance to see a human with a personality amidst the endless supply of profiles.
What you want is for her to react to what you have to say. You want your words to spark an emotion whilst giving a sneak peek of who you really are.
Before we hit the good stuff, think of the first impression you make to be the same as the marketing behind a product. With your Tinder bio, you’re trying to hook women with something interesting, and once they “buy it” – the product will speak for itself.
Fact is, the dating pool is a highly saturated market – your ultimate goal is to position yourself apart from the rest.
So be unique, make her LOL and build curiosity to make her want to find out more…
What are the best Tinder bios for guys?
To answer this question, we’re gonna put 16 Tinder bios under the microscope. I found these examples on a recent swipe-a-thon in a bid to show you what works and what DOESN’T.
Yes, I’m a girl, and yes, you need to know what goes through our minds when we decide who we swipe right on.
So if you want the cold hard truth of what works and what categorically doesn’t work as Tinder bios for guys, then keep on reading.
If you want to write a great Tinder bio, there are 10 important things to consider to help you get more matches. So let’s get to it!
#1 Check your spelling
Please, for the love of god, check your spelling.
A typo won’t make or break your deal here, but if you misspell something that is meant to be important to you, her first impression of you won’t be a good one. She might think you’re lazy, or a little dumb. Not great, basically.
By rushing your bio and not checking your spelling, she will think that whatever it is you’re looking for must not be that important.
Here’s a prime example of someone making a deal-breaking mistake…
Hello, you’re LebanESE, spell it right, damn. Get it together, Mike.
While I have you reading this bio, another thing to keep in mind: don’t be redundant. Does he like soccer? I can’t tell. None of his photos are of him actually playing soccer.
Let’s just say Mike, 25 here got a very easy left.
#2 Keep the Negativity to a Bare Minimum
I literally cannot stress this enough. Nothing turns a girl from hot to cold faster than being judged by someone she’s never met.
Translation:“OK…Tinder! It seems like it’s important to say I’m 6ft and my astrological sign is Aquarius ♒️😂”
Absolutely nothing about this Tinder bio says “welcome”… Quite the opposite actually.
No woman wants to date a man who openly puts every woman in a big two-factor stereotype in one fell swoop.
Let me just clarify:
a) Not all women like tall men – even if they did, if she likes you or loves you – your height WILL NOT matter. So stop worrying about that. Your height will only be a deciding factor if she needs to decide – so use everything else about you to make sure she doesn’t have to.
b) Not all women like astrology – and if she does, then so what? Are you going to make her feel stupid for being interested in something?
Here’s another example of a negative bio:
Morny, Morny, Morny… come on now! The only vibe she’s getting from you is that you’re a condescending piece o’ garb.
If this is what you sound like now, she can’t even imagine what you’ll sound like when you disagree with her.
This is a bright, neon, flashing beacon of a red flag for all women. This is on the same level as badly treating your waiter on the first date. So steer very, VERY clear – otherwise she will.
#3 Challenge her
Now I’m not talking about the BIG things, I’m talking:
– pineapples on pizza.
– how you squeeze your tube of toothpaste.
– your favourite McDonald’s order, or
– Netflix vs Disney+ vs Amazon Prime vs whatever the hell else is out there.
Or, in this example, my friend Abbe here:
Hilariously true, and yet another strong and collective call-out. It applies to everyone, and anyone swiping through Tinder knows the person who exclusively has travel pics and who has something like “food is the way to my heart” written in their bio.
Here’s another good example:
This is bold. I like it. Again with the confidence.
And you know what? I believe him. He is less creepy than the last guy I just swiped left to.
Ok, here’s another good example:
I love everything about this.
First point: “Everything in moderation, especially moderation”
But like, what do you mean? What kind of moderation are we talking? Give me more.
Leaving people hanging in is a powerful tool. They don’t end every season of every TV show with a cliffhanger for nothing!
Second point: Yes boi, make me ugly laugh with the sheer savagery of that call-out! (Don’t tell me you don’t do that too…)
A+ for this guy. Hard right, AND I reached out first.
#4 Keep it short and sweet
The best Tinder bios for men say a lot in as few words as possible.
Less is always best. For Tinder bios, at least. Because why reveal all your cards before the conversation even begins?
The goal is for her to want to get to know you, so you can start a conversation that’ll hopefully lead to a date.
You’re trying to get through the funnel that ultimately gets you to a point where you can charm her with your personality.
Don’t let her think she already knows you before she can even swipe!
Here’s a couple of good examples:
There’s something sexy about a man who knows his strengths – even if it is just killing spiders. But hey, Alex can even fix my car AND he knows how to cook! Everyone loves a man who can cook.
There is also nothing sexier than a man who is proud of what he’s got and owns it.
He’s giving us a preview of what separates him from the rest and signing off with a call-to-action (“hit me up”). Which is a cunning tactic.
Plus, a shot of confidence never hurt anybody!
Talk cheese to me, Ben.
He gave us a sneak peek into things he enjoys without giving us too much detail.
And best of all, he signed off with a really good cultural reference. (If you are Québecois and reading this, you already know.)
“Crissement” is the classic Québécois way of saying “f**king” – so he basically said “A little French, a little British and f**king Québécois”.
Gouda work, Ben! You must Brie a funny guy! Cheddar luck next time! (Just kidding, I swiped right)
OK so, I hit you with a few good examples of Tinder bios for men, now let’s take a look at a bad one to describe my next point…
#5 Don’t be cringe
Nothing will repel women more than a cringeworthy bio.
You’re gonna think “this can’t be real” but oh sir, this is very real. Unfortunately:
There’s nothing wrong with sending a woman a poem when you’ve been dating for a while. There is also nothing wrong with being a rapper (I would know, I dated one who was).
But if a woman cringes so hard, she cringes in real life – that is bad.
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out which line got me hightailing it out of there.
Best believe I gave it a hard left.
#6 Don’t overuse emoji’s
Writing a string of emojis in your bio is just plain lazy. Use your words – and use them wisely.
By all means put in a couple if it stops you from rambling, but don’t replace the beautiful English language with a block of emojis to describe your passions and hobbies.
#7 Use a Call to Action (CTA)
Let me refresh your memory: one of my previous examples said “Dad bod so if you’re into that hit me up”.
Those last 3 words are what we would call a CTA. Call-to-actions ask people to act without it actually being a question.
So Alex’s bio saying “hit me up” at the end is a gentle reminder to the swiper that she is, in fact, there to hit people up!
Here’s another great example of a CTA:
Okay, this is less of a gentle reminder – but every competitive girl out there definitely wants those 10 points. So you can bet your ass I messaged him… And will be collecting on my 10 points. 🙂
#8 Build curiosity
If your bio leaves a girl curious to find out more, then you’re onto a good thing!
Here’s an example of just that:
Mike’s got me brewing in my own curiosity.
How tall is he then? And what the hell is on his playlist?
Interest = piqued = success!
Remember: Don’t be an open book. The best Tinder bio for guys leave a little to the imagination. If your bio leaves many questions unanswered, it’s going to COMPEL women to swipe right on you, so they can find out more…
#9 Be self-deprecating
Don’t come across too serious in your Tinder bio. Instead, hook a girl with your wit and sense of humour.
Some of the best Tinder bios for guys are just witty one-liners. Something that hooks a girl’s attention and entices her to want to find out more.
So be funny. Funny Tinder bios like the following example, work well to get higher match rates:
As someone who almost exclusively uses self-deprecating humour, you can bet your bottom dollar I cackled like a wicked witch when I read this.
We love a man who doesn’t take himself too seriously – and can laugh at himself. Why? because this screams confidence.
Here’s another good one:
I’m gonna safely assume that he’s joking…
Yes, I laughed. Yes, I swiped right.
…Yes, I hope he matches me.
BOLD. I LOVE IT.
He’s right, what can I say? Not like I can deny him this truth.
Ok onto the last point…
#10 Make conversation easy
Make it easy for a girl to message you first. Write something in your bio that’ll spark a reaction out of her and stir up a debate.
And the best way to start a conversation is by including a polarised opinion statement in your bio. For example:
– Marmite > Vegemite
– Stranger Things > Tiger King, or
– North London > South London
This will provide a great ice breaker to start a conversation. Especially if she disagrees with your opinion!
By including a polarised opinion statement in your bio, you will compel a girl to swipe right so she can then tell you why she thinks Tiger King is better than Stranger Things.
Here’s an example of just that:
As you can see here, Spencer includes “Disney+ > Netflix” in his bio. This is the easiest way to get a conversation going.
Tinder bios for guys: your personal marketing platform
Earlier on, I compared a great Tinder bio to marketing efforts made on a product. Think of all the ads you see on Facebook or Instagram, and try to dumb it down to a recipe of three things:
1. Something bold to get you to stop scrolling
2. The benefits of owning this product, and
3. A call-to-action.
I can hear the lightbulbs dinging from all the way over here!
Try to include at least one of these in your bio. This way, you can’t go too far wrong.
Or, squish in all 3. Here’s an example of just that:
–If you’re the kind of person who claps when the plane lands, I don’t need you in my life. 💁♂️
–Exclusive offer for a limited time! I make good breakfasts, but I prefer doing the dishes / I use a shoehorn to put my shoes on / I floss every day
–Why don’t you give me 3 fun facts about yourself 💁♂️
–Athlete, drinker of gin and microbrewery beers, adventurous, playful and smiley!”
So this guy checks off all three points! (I had to check his work section to make sure he wasn’t in marketing – he did say “limited time offer”)
Let me break it down – but I’m sure you already get the gist:
– The first sentence is a challenge (i.e. something bold) ✅
– The next couple of lines are the benefits of owning the product ✅
– “Give me 3 fun facts” = CTA ✅
Let me just throw something else in there – French grammar is impossible, this man got it down pat. 👏
Ding, ding, ding, and mf ding! You can bet your ass I swiped right.
Remember: The dating pool is a highly saturated market – your ultimate goal is to position yourself apart from the rest.
So stand out, hook a girl’s attention, and make her intrigued to swipe right on you to find out more 😉
Tinder Bios for Guys: Wrapping it up
Now before I sign off, grab your phone and start writing your own Tinder bio. Which path will you take?
Will you be bold? Call someone out? Cause some light controversy? Or, will you tease them with just a dash of you?
It’s okay if it takes some fine-tuning – nothing great was made overnight!
Let it brew with thought… and let it marinade in confidence. I believe in you!
Regardless of what you choose… Please, please, please don’t forget to check your spelling! 😉
I hope this article on Tinder bios for guys will help give you everything you need to write the perfect bio to get you more matches!