Chris Gardner

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Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman and motivational speaker. During the early 1980s, Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son. He became a stock broker and eventually founded his own brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Gardner has received more than 6,332,608 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Chris Gardner is the 176th most popular businessperson (up from 187th in 2019), the 2,192nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,413th in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 24

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  • 3.45

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  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Chris Gardner ranks 176 out of 604. Before him are Evangelos Zappas, Thomas Lipton, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Tomáš Baťa, Henry J. Heinz, and Paul Elvstrøm. After him are John Jacob Astor, George Gallup, Peter Sauber, Joe Weider, King C. Gillette, and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller.

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Among people born in 1954, Chris Gardner ranks 70Before him are Katey Sagal, Anthony Minghella, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Hrant Dink, Phil Rudd, and Aleksander Kwaśniewski. After him are Fernando Santos, Chris Noth, Shuji Nakamura, Ellen Barkin, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Kim Pyong-il.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chris Gardner ranks 2,192 out of 15,968. Before him are Alben W. Barkley (1877), David Woodard (1964), Terry Riley (1935), Elijah Wood (1981), Jack Kemp (1935), and Robert Morris (1931). After him are Geraldine Page (1924), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Ted Danson (1947), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Vincent Schiavelli (1948), and Yaphet Kotto (1939).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Chris Gardner ranks 61Before him are Sheldon Adelson (1933), Jack Daniel (1850), John DeLorean (1925), Larry Silverstein (1931), David Packard (1912), and Henry J. Heinz (1844). After him are George Gallup (1901), King C. Gillette (1855), Steve Fossett (1944), Malcolm Glazer (1928), Rex Tillerson (1952), and Hetty Green (1834).

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