Whitney Wolfe is an entrepreneur, the CEO, and founder of Bumble. She is also a co-founder of a dating app known as Tinder. She was born in the year 1989 to her parents Michael Wolfe who is a property developer and her mother Kelly Wolfe. Her entrepreneur journey began when she was 19 years old. At the age of 19, she was selling tote bags made out of bamboo and the proceeds would go to the areas affected by the oil spill. She attended the Southern Methodist University where she pursued international studies. Her passion for marketing led her to create the Bumble app in December 2014.
Bumble app is a dating application that gives women more freedom and more control, unlike the traditional dating applications. The Bumble app is among the leading dating applications across the world. With the current success of the Bumble app, Whitney Wolfe is launching new vertical applications like Bumble BFF and Bumble Biz. Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz are applications that help people find friends. Whitney Wolfe has received various awards over the years for the success of her company and dating application. She has been named by Forbes as one of the top 30 women under 30 to achieve great success in the tech industry.
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Apart from her success as an entrepreneur, she is also married to the love of her life. Her husband Michael Herd is a restaurateur and is also involved in the oil and gas business. It was not until 2017 when they officially became a Mr. and Mrs. Michael Herd. Their wedding ceremony was beautiful and breathtaking and a true Italian themed wedding. The wedding took place in Italy. According to Whitney, the rain in Italy signifies fresh beginnings, a pure marriage, cleansing, and a wet knot, which can never be untied.
According to Whitney Wolfe, creating and building a company like Bumble takes a lot of commitment and hard work and focus on the ultimate purpose of your vision. Upon the creation of Bumble, Whitney Wolfe wanted the app to match its original creation plan. Like mentioned earlier, the Bumble app’s main vision and primary purpose is to give women an empowering connection when it comes to love, business, and life. The same applies with the vertical applications of the Bumble app. The vertical applications Bumble BFF and Bumble Biz help people acquire friends and business opportunities that can help take their entrepreneur ideas to the next level.