Ronald Wayne

1934 - Today

Photo of Ronald Wayne

Icon of person Ronald Wayne

Ronald Wayne (born May 17, 1934) is a retired American electronics industry businessman. He co-founded Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) as a partnership with Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, providing administrative oversight and documentation for the new venture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Wayne has received more than 2,904,431 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Ronald Wayne is the 75th most popular businessperson (down from 73rd in 2019), the 816th most popular biography from United States (down from 795th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Businessperson.

Ronald Wayne was the third co-founder of Apple Computers, and he is most famous for selling his 10% stake in the company for $800.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ronald Waynes by language


Among businesspeople, Ronald Wayne ranks 75 out of 604Before him are Richard Branson, Bertha Benz, Benjamin Guggenheim, Kiichiro Toyoda, Brian Epstein, and Stanley Ho. After him are Jakob Fugger, Sung Jae-gi, Helena Rubinstein, Jack Ma, Akio Morita, and Robert Guérin.

Most Popular Businesspeople in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1934, Ronald Wayne ranks 42Before him are Roman Herzog, Tarcisio Bertone, Bill Bixby, Per Olov Enquist, Larisa Latynina, and Brian Epstein. After him are Niklaus Wirth, Stanislav Shushkevich, John L. Hall, Louise Fletcher, Jan Švankmajer, and Eduard Khil.

Others Born in 1934

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Ronald Wayne ranks 816 out of 15,968Before him are Dave Brubeck (1920), Renée Zellweger (1969), John Kerry (1943), Percival Lowell (1855), Dennis Rodman (1961), and Mel Ferrer (1917). After him are Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), Nellie Bly (1864), Gary Sinise (1955), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Davy Crockett (1786), and Dizzy Gillespie (1917).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Ronald Wayne ranks 27Before him are Paul Allen (1953), Margaret Hamilton (1936), Fred Trump (1905), Estée Lauder (1906), Martin Cooper (1928), and Benjamin Guggenheim (1865). After him are William Randolph Hearst (1863), Larry Ellison (1944), Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Sam Walton (1918), and Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861).

Twitter Activity