Uri Geller

1946 - Today

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Uri Geller ( OOR-ee GHEL-ər; Hebrew: אורי גלר; born 20 December 1946) is an Israeli-British illusionist, magician, television personality, and self-proclaimed psychic. He is known for his trademark television performances of spoon bending and other illusions. Geller uses conjuring tricks to simulate the effects of psychokinesis and telepathy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uri Geller has received more than 3,466,043 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Uri Geller is the 3rd most popular magician, the 101st most popular biography from Israel (down from 89th in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Magician.

Uri Geller is most famous for his ability to bend spoons and forks with his mind.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among magicians, Uri Geller ranks 3 out of 11Before him are Harry Houdini, and David Copperfield. After him are Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, James Randi, David Blaine, Ricky Jay, Criss Angel, Dynamo, Derren Brown, and Penn Jillette.

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Among people born in 1946, Uri Geller ranks 73Before him are Ilie Năstase, John Woo, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Rade Šerbedžija, Michele Placido, and Chris Slade. After him are Daniel Libeskind, Nicos Anastasiades, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Lasse Hallström, Julian Barnes, and Sabine Bergmann-Pohl.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Uri Geller ranks 101 out of 466Before him are Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Dan Shechtman (1941), Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), Tzipi Livni (1958), and Aaron Ciechanover (1947). After him are Berenice (28), Leila Khaled (1944), Yigal Allon (1918), Ofra Haza (1957), Natalie Portman (1981), and Itzhak Perlman (1945).

Among MAGICIANS In Israel

Among magicians born in Israel, Uri Geller ranks 1