Steve Ballmer

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Steven Anthony Ballmer (; March 24, 1956) is an American businessman and investor who was the chief executive officer of Microsoft from 2000 to 2014. He is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a co-founder of Ballmer Group, a philanthropic investment company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Ballmer has received more than 7,748,987 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Steve Ballmer is the 25th most popular businessperson (up from 32nd in 2019), the 234th most popular biography from United States (up from 348th in 2019) and the 11th most popular American Businessperson.

Steve Ballmer is most famous for being the former CEO of Microsoft.

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  • 1.93

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Among businesspeople, Steve Ballmer ranks 25 out of 847Before him are Tim Cook, Jeffrey Epstein, Cosimo de' Medici, Ludwig Erhard, David Rockefeller, and Ferdinand von Zeppelin. After him are Amancio Ortega, Colonel Sanders, Muhammad Yunus, Adolf Dassler, Carlos Slim, and P. T. Barnum.

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Among people born in 1956, Steve Ballmer ranks 5Before him are Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. After him are Lars von Trier, Christoph Waltz, Björn Borg, Michel Houellebecq, Tsai Ing-wen, Christine Lagarde, and Paolo Rossi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 234 out of 20,380Before him are Charles Sanders Peirce (1839), Arthur Miller (1915), Peter Falk (1927), Walt Whitman (1819), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), and Michael Jordan (1963). After him are Kevin Costner (1955), Robert Wadlow (1918), Carl David Anderson (1905), Diane Keaton (1946), Audie Murphy (1925), and Charlton Heston (1923).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 11Before him are Jeff Bezos (1964), Vince McMahon (1945), Warren Buffett (1930), Tim Cook (1960), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), and David Rockefeller (1915). After him are Colonel Sanders (1890), P. T. Barnum (1810), J. P. Morgan (1837), Philip Kotler (1931), Hugh Hefner (1926), and J. Paul Getty (1892).