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Phil Knight

1938 - Today

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Philip Hampson Knight (born February 24, 1938), is an American billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., and was previously chairman and CEO of the company. As of July 23, 2020, Knight was ranked by Forbes as the 24th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$50.7 billion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Knight has received more than 4,229,175 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Phil Knight is the 145th most popular businessperson (up from 168th in 2019), the 1,785th most popular biography from United States and the 49th most popular American Businessperson.

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  • 4.2M

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  • 67.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

Among businesspeople, Phil Knight ranks 145 out of 604Before him are Melinda Gates, David Icke, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Katharine Graham, Theodor de Bry, and Gianni Infantino. After him are Jack Welch, Charles Simonyi, Martha Stewart, Asa Griggs Candler, Masayoshi Son, and Torakusu Yamaha.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Phil Knight ranks 95Before him are David Baltimore, Carlos Bilardo, McCoy Tyner, Connie Francis, Marcello Gandini, and Robert Smithson. After him are Astrid Kirchherr, Georg Baselitz, Tereza Kesovija, Roland Topor, Giuliano Amato, and Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Phil Knight ranks 1,785 out of 15,968Before him are Bob Woodward (1943), Paul P. Harris (1868), Peggy Lee (1920), Laura Dern (1967), John Mauchly (1907), and Martha Nussbaum (1947). After him are Linda Gray (1940), Ry Cooder (1947), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Jack Welch (1935), Nina Hartley (1959), and Carmine Coppola (1910).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Phil Knight ranks 49Before him are Henry Ford II (1917), Lee Iacocca (1924), Ethan Allen (1738), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Melinda Gates (1964), and Katharine Graham (1917). After him are Jack Welch (1935), Martha Stewart (1941), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Thomas J. Watson (1874), Roger Ailes (1940), and Sheldon Adelson (1933).