Penn Jillette

1955 - Today

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Penn Fraser Jillette (born March 5, 1955) is an American magician, actor, musician, inventor, television presenter, and author, best known for his work with fellow magician Teller as half of the team Penn & Teller. The duo has been featured in numerous stage and television shows, such as Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, and is currently headlining in Las Vegas at The Rio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Penn Jillette has received more than 5,679,506 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Penn Jillette is the 11th most popular magician, the 15,504th most popular biography from United States (down from 14,239th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Magician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 35.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among magicians, Penn Jillette ranks 11 out of 11Before her are James Randi, David Blaine, Ricky Jay, Criss Angel, Dynamo, and Derren Brown.

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Among people born in 1955, Penn Jillette ranks 693Before her are Vinod Khosla, Stoyanka Kurbatova, Thomas David Jones, Dannel Malloy, Kenth Eldebrink, and Andy Gray. After her are Geoffrey A. Landis, Hariharan, Sarah English, Kazuhiko Takemoto, Rick Mitchell, and Brian Schweitzer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Penn Jillette ranks 15,504 out of 20,380Before her are Big Boi (1975), Faye Emerson (1917), Rick Malambri (1982), Dick Garmaker (1932), John Ottman (1964), and Tara Buckman (1956). After her are David Berman (1973), Sabrina Lloyd (1970), Tom McMillen (1952), Ruth Ozeki (1956), Kimberly Elise (1967), and Lassie Lou Ahern (1920).

Among MAGICIANS In United States

Among magicians born in United States, Penn Jillette ranks 5Before her are David Copperfield (1956), David Blaine (1973), Ricky Jay (1946), and Criss Angel (1967).