Steve Ballmer

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Steve Ballmer

Steven Anthony Ballmer (; born March 24, 1956) is an American businessman and investor who served as the chief executive officer of Microsoft for fourteen years from 2000 to 2014. Ballmer is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of July 2020, Forbes estimates his personal wealth at US$71.4 billion, ranking him the 11th richest person in the world.Ballmer was hired by Bill Gates at Microsoft in 1980 and subsequently left the MBA program at Stanford University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Ballmer has received more than 4,169,032 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 44th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Steve Ballmer ranks 44 out of 481Before him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Martin Cooper, Richard Branson, Joan Gamper, Robert Kiyosaki, and Sergei Diaghilev. After him are Otto Frank, João Havelange, Lee Byung-chul, Giovanni Agnelli, Bernie Ecclestone, and Jeff Bezos.

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Among people born in 1956, Steve Ballmer ranks 9Before him are Theresa May, Björn Borg, Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Christoph Waltz, and Frank-Walter Steinmeier. After him are Michel Houellebecq, Christine Lagarde, Bryan Cranston, David Copperfield, Dalia Grybauskaitė, and Carrie Fisher.

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Among people born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 417 out of 12,171Before him are Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Richard Stallman (1953), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), and Shirley Temple (1928). After him are Terry Gilliam (1940), Lauren Bacall (1924), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Chuck Jones (1912), John Tyler (1790), and Paulette Goddard (1910).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 16Before him are Ray Kroc (1902), Tim Cook (1960), Hugh Hefner (1926), J. P. Morgan (1837), Martin Cooper (1928), and Robert Kiyosaki (1947). After him are Jeff Bezos (1964), Robert Kardashian (1944), Benjamin Guggenheim (1865), Margaret Hamilton (1936), Paul Allen (1953), and Robert McNamara (1916).

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