Kimi Räikkönen

1979 - Today

Photo of Kimi Räikkönen

Icon of person Kimi Räikkönen

Kimi-Matias Räikkönen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkimi ˈmɑtiɑs ˈræikːønen]; born 17 October 1979), nicknamed "The Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Alfa Romeo Racing, racing under the Finnish flag. Räikkönen won the 2007 Formula One World Championship driving for Scuderia Ferrari. In addition to this title, he also finished second overall in 2003 and 2005, and third in 2008, 2012 and 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kimi Räikkönen has received more than 5,036,398 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Kimi Räikkönen is the 49th most popular racing driver (down from 47th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Finland (up from 45th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Finnish Racing Driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Kimi Räikkönens by language


Among racing drivers, Kimi Räikkönen ranks 49 out of 888. Before him are Gerhard Berger, Damon Hill, Lorenzo Bandini, Tazio Nuvolari, Jody Scheckter, and Wolfgang von Trips. After him are Alan Jones, Mike Hailwood, Jacques Laffite, Pierre Levegh, Maria Teresa de Filippis, and René Arnoux.

Most Popular Racing Drivers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1979, Kimi Räikkönen ranks 5Before him are Heath Ledger, Andrea Pirlo, Valentino Rossi, and Anders Behring Breivik. After him are Diego Forlán, Chris Pratt, Markus Persson, Travis Fimmel, Eric Abidal, Diego Milito, and Nicolas Anelka.

Others Born in 1979

Go to all Rankings

In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Kimi Räikkönen ranks 42 out of 509. Before him are Hjalmar Siilasvuo (1892), Hannes Kolehmainen (1889), Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865), Eliel Saarinen (1873), Aleksis Kivi (1834), and Mauritz Stiller (1883). After him are Armi Kuusela (1934), Albert Edelfelt (1854), Lars Ahlfors (1907), Pentti Linkola (1932), Hugo Simberg (1873), and Georg Henrik von Wright (1916).


Among racing drivers born in Finland, Kimi Räikkönen ranks 2Before him are Mika Häkkinen (1968). After him are Ari Vatanen (1952), Henri Toivonen (1956), Hannu Mikkola (1942), Jarno Saarinen (1945), Juha Kankkunen (1959), Tommi Mäkinen (1964), Rauno Aaltonen (1938), Markku Alén (1951), Mika Salo (1966), and Timo Salonen (1951).