Saroo Brierley

1981 - Today

Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley (born May 22, 1981) is an Indian-born Australian businessman and author who, at age five, was accidentally separated from his biological mother. He was adopted by an Australian couple and, 25 years later, reunited with his biological mother after finding his hometown via Google Earth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saroo Brierley has received more than 4,850,363 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,583rd most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 36.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Saroo Brierleys by language


Among writers, Saroo Brierley ranks 4,576 out of 4,883Before him are Conn Iggulden, Peter Stamm, Renate Dorrestein, Thomas Brussig, Patrick Kavanagh, and Ihor Pavlyuk. After him are Colley Cibber, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, R. S. Thomas, Dmitry Bykov, Sara Shepard, and Kat Von D.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1981, Saroo Brierley ranks 241Before him are Shaun Wright-Phillips, Gorka Iraizoz, Vic Chou, Mya Diamond, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, and Cho Yeo-jeong. After him are Tila Tequila, Brian J. Smith, Tomáš Hübschman, Rebecka Liljeberg, Rubén Castro, and Kirsten Price.

Others Born in 1981

Go to all Rankings

In India

Among people born in India, Saroo Brierley ranks 572 out of 848Before him are Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Fareed Zakaria (1964), Harish-Chandra (1923), Monisha Kaltenborn (1971), S. M. Krishna (1932), and Kapil Dev (1959). After him are Kirron Kher (1955), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), Sania Mirza (1986), Romila Thapar (1931), Leander Paes (1973), and Deepa Mehta (1950).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Saroo Brierley ranks 59Before him are Amitav Ghosh (1956), Javed Akhtar (1945), Ruskin Bond (1934), Vikram Seth (1952), Sachchidananda Vatsyayan (1911), and Fareed Zakaria (1964). After him are Rohinton Mistry (1952), Kiran Desai (1971), Shobhaa De (1948), Aravind Adiga (1974), Rupi Kaur (1992), and Chetan Bhagat (1974).

Writers Born in India

Go to all Rankings