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Steve Ballmer

1956 - Today

Steve Ballmer

Steven Anthony Ballmer (; born March 24, 1956) is an American businessman and investor who was the chief executive officer of Microsoft from January 13, 2000, to February 4, 2014, and is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of May 2020, his personal wealth is estimated at US $63.6 billion, ranking him the 16th richest person in the world.Ballmer was hired by Bill Gates at Microsoft in 1980 and subsequently left the MBA program at Stanford University. He eventually became President in 1998, and replaced Gates as CEO in 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Ballmer has received more than 3,968,401 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 44th most popular businessperson.

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BUSINESSPEOPLE

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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Contemporaries

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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In United States

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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