The Untold Truth Of In-N-Out Burger Heiress Lynsi Snyder

In-N-Out Burger is nothing if not an institution, known for its one-of-a-kind hamburgers topped with grilled onions, a special sauce, a satisfying meat patty, and more. As per the brand's official website, it all started in 1948, when founder Harry Snyder launched his drive-through burger service in a tiny space in Baldwin Park, California. Synder was dedicated to his mission of supplying his customers with good-quality food. In a bid to make that happen, he'd personally go to meat and produce suppliers to hunt for the best ingredients.

Fast-forward several years later, and Synder's brand was going strong. His granddaughter, Lynsi Snyder, took over the reins as In-N-Out Burger's president in 2010.  When she came into the picture, Lynsi credited her grandparents for the passion and dedication with which they worked on In-N-Out and said that their values continued to guide her and the team. "I'm so blessed to have had such great family leaders come before me. Today, I view a big part of my job as adhering to and living up to the high standards that have been built up over the past 64 years," she stated.

According to Forbes, after Lynsi took over the brand, she expanded its presence by adding more than 80 outlets. Additionally, as the heir to the massive burger chain, she was entitled to stakes in the family's business thanks to a trust that was built by her grandparents. 

Lynsi Snyder is deeply religious

As per an article by People, the heiress prefers to keep her private life under wraps. She once explained why she isn't a fan of discussing details from her personal life. "We don't want a bunch of attention and we want to do what we do best and that's serve some good burgers to our customers," she said. Additionally, she believes that staying private can help ensure her safety. She's been nearly kidnapped twice in her life, which has made her wary and cautious.

The entrepreneur is also deeply religious and doesn't hide that fact. She believes that her faith has kept her going through the tough times in her life, especially when she was fighting addiction after her father's death. "God got me back up after all of these failures and he can lift me up and see me go forward and I know that he can be glorified."

In fact, she's gotten two tattoos that are references to the Bible, and her commitment to her faith has prompted her to try and include it as a part of In-N-Out's voice. The company, for example, has verses from the Bible in some of its packaging. She once explained, "It was my uncle Rich who put the Bible verses on the cups and wrappers in the early '90s, just before he passed away. [...] It's a family business and will always be, and that's a family touch" (via People).