LeBron James

1984 - Today

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LeBron Raymone James Sr. ( lə-BRON; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "King James", he is widely recognized as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport and is often compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of LeBron James has received more than 81,296,052 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). LeBron James is the 14th most popular basketball player (down from 13th in 2019), the 1,664th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,753rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Basketball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 81M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of LeBron James by language

Over the past year LeBron James has had the most page views in the with 9,570,958 views, followed by Spanish (1,294,116), and French (830,870). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kannada (874.73%), Persian (179.77%), and Simple English (126.87%)


Among basketball players, LeBron James ranks 14 out of 1,757Before him are Dennis Rodman, Jerry West, Clyde Drexler, Dražen Petrović, Larry Bird, and Svetislav Pešić. After him are Pat Riley, Radivoj Korać, Krešimir Ćosić, Arvydas Sabonis, Sergei Belov, and Julius Erving.

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Among people born in 1984, LeBron James ranks 8Before him are Andrés Iniesta, Basshunter, Scarlett Johansson, Fernando Torres, Arjen Robben, and Wesley Sneijder. After him are Emmanuel Adebayor, Avril Lavigne, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Robinho, Ben Shapiro, and Carlos Tevez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, LeBron James ranks 1,664 out of 20,380Before him are Jennifer Grey (1960), Vera Miles (1929), John Turturro (1957), Jean M. Auel (1936), Frank Zane (1942), and Robert J. Shiller (1946). After him are Thornton Wilder (1897), Cesar Romero (1907), Elmer Bernstein (1922), Josephine Chaplin (1949), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), and Diana Gabaldon (1952).


Among basketball players born in United States, LeBron James ranks 12Before him are Magic Johnson (1959), Kobe Bryant (1978), Dennis Rodman (1961), Jerry West (1938), Clyde Drexler (1962), and Larry Bird (1956). After him are Pat Riley (1945), Julius Erving (1950), Oscar Robertson (1938), Elgin Baylor (1934), John Havlicek (1940), and Scottie Pippen (1965).