Jawed Karim

1979 - Today

Jawed Karim

Jawed Karim (Bengali: জাওয়েদ করিম, born October 28, 1979) is an American software engineer and Internet entrepreneur of Bangladeshi German descent. He is the co-founder of YouTube and the first person to upload a video to the site. This inaugural video, titled Me at the zoo and uploaded on 23 April 2005, has been viewed over 119 million times, as of 25 October 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jawed Karim has received more than 3,252,775 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 331st most popular businessperson.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Jawed Karim ranks 337 out of 481Before him are Dana White, Mikhail Fridman, Bob Lazar, William McGregor, Vijay Mallya, and Lei Jun. After him are Gene Haas, Benjamin Vulliamy, Jerry Buss, Lee Jae-yong, Pavel Durov, and Sheryl Sandberg.

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Among people born in 1979, Jawed Karim ranks 81Before him are Alexander Frei, Nicolás Massú, Bleona, Vincenzo Iaquinta, Nina Mercedez, and Dmitry Glukhovsky. After him are Mena Suvari, Paulo Ferreira, Lee Hyori, Jessica Jaymes, Ivano Balić, and Pete Doherty.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jawed Karim ranks 2,892 out of 3,763Before him are Armin Veh (1961), Friedel Lutz (1939), Hans Hofmann (1880), Hermann Kant (1926), Bill Kaulitz (1989), and Joël Matip (1991). After him are Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940), Hilde Schrader (1910), Wilhelm Killing (1847), Lou Bega (1975), Michaela Schaffrath (1970), and Fahriye Evcen (1986).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Jawed Karim ranks 24Before him are Theo Albrecht (1922), Hans Riegel (1923), Martin Winterkorn (1947), Adolf Merckle (1934), Kim Dotcom (1974), and Susanne Klatten (1962). After him are Peter Thiel (1967).

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