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The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company (referred to in the novel canon as Gump Shrimp Company) was formed by Forrest Gump and named after himself and his best friend, Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue.


Not many employees are named in the film, but a number are known in the novel.

In the film[]

  • Forrest Gump - founder and captain of the first Jenny.
  • Lieutenant Dan - Forrest's first mate.
  • Margo - possibly a radio operator or something similar. Margo was the one to inform Forrest of his mother's illness.

In real life[]

The company really exists, though it started in 1996, 2 years after the release of the film. For more information on the real company, see the Wikipedia article.