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Steve Ballmer

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Steven Anthony Ballmer (; March 24, 1956) is an American businessman and investor who served as 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). As of February 2023, Bloomberg Billionaires Index estimates his personal wealth at around $90 billion, making him the eighth-richest person on Earth.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 6,312,020 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Steve Ballmer is the 31st most popular businessperson (up from 34th in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from United States (up from 375th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Businessperson.

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

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Among businesspeople, Steve Ballmer ranks 31 out of 601Before him are Muhammad Yunus, Ray Kroc, P. T. Barnum, Adolf Dassler, Jules Rimet, and Andrew Carnegie. After him are Hugh Hefner, J. P. Morgan, Guccio Gucci, Otto Frank, João Havelange, and Robert Bosch.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 348 out of 18,182Before him are Jack Ruby (1911), Pete Conrad (1930), Jared Leto (1971), Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), and Harvey Keitel (1939). After him are Christopher Walken (1943), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Tim Burton (1958), Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Forster (1941), and James A. Garfield (1831).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Steve Ballmer ranks 12Before him are Vince McMahon (1945), David Rockefeller (1915), Tim Cook (1960), Colonel Sanders (1890), Ray Kroc (1902), and P. T. Barnum (1810). After him are Hugh Hefner (1926), J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Ronald Wayne (1934), and Robert Kardashian (1944).

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