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Michael Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Michael is a character from The Good Place.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 500 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)95.0147.223
snoops (not minds-own-business)91.38811.231
motivated (not unmotivated)88.241612.879
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)87.823015.519
driven (not unambitious)87.536015.3170
tall (not short)86.98413.1276
chronically single (not serial dater)86.317021.220
intellectual (not physical)85.820114.9139
old (not young)85.610220.4134
bookish (not sporty)85.630314.0155
manicured (not scruffy)84.932417.0123
asexual (not sexual)84.64222.4139
charismatic (not uninspiring)84.227816.6165
workaholic (not slacker)84.247317.1141
important (not irrelevant)83.946917.2442
creator (not consumer)83.614720.118
🧠 (not 💪)83.133618.1436
overthinker (not underthinker)82.729823.917
hygienic (not gross)82.563819.719
rich (not poor)82.436617.9108
involved (not remote)82.315218.4109
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)81.717116.9337
persistent (not quitter)81.6101523.0383
insomniac (not slumbering)81.423522.817
writer (not reader)81.16421.716
high IQ (not low IQ)81.067519.3179
🎩 (not 🧢)80.829323.3350
privileged (not oppressed)80.138023.1157
fussy (not sloppy)80.131314.323
diligent (not lazy)79.999819.4135
refined (not rugged)79.823520.8120
extraordinary (not mundane)79.838221.3157
playful (not shy)79.747519.7107
extravagant (not thrifty)79.624621.4119
stylish (not slovenly)79.436521.5122
metrosexual (not macho)79.412520.3137
frenzied (not sleepy)79.430319.5170
overachiever (not underachiever)79.458522.8138
machiavellian (not transparent)79.117222.295
manic (not mild)79.038120.421
complicated (not simple)78.938721.4118
unstable (not stable)78.833915.328
social (not reclusive)78.629021.2378
sassy (not chill)78.546218.721
builder (not explorer)78.47025.5124
tense (not relaxed)78.358118.2104
outgoing (not withdrawn)78.336018.219
open to new experinces (not uncreative)77.752724.4131
believable (not poorly-written)77.753719.4176
washed (not muddy)77.532323.586
rebellious (not obedient)77.453625.0112
nerd (not jock)77.448024.3162
tailor (not blacksmith)77.423025.4149
eager (not reluctant)77.131220.320
chatty (not reserved)76.940118.6102
exuberant (not subdued)76.929924.2161
perceptive (not unobservant)76.488922.3185
anxious (not calm)76.332318.3126
go-getter (not slugabed)76.379821.1267
ambitious (not realistic)76.135824.8138
good-humored (not angry)76.037018.9117
leader (not follower)76.070822.226
eloquent (not unpolished)75.849925.7117
prying (not unmeddlesome)75.851624.517
mischievous (not well behaved)75.657323.0125
active (not slothful)75.689019.9159
bold (not shy)75.6105023.4139
creationist (not evolutionist)75.66431.918
weird (not normal)75.540819.5171
creative (not conventional)75.336227.8149
friendly (not unfriendly)75.367019.319
egalitarian (not racist)75.2105222.6308
🎨 (not 🏀)75.262623.2121
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)75.063723.6348
interested (not bored)74.947722.5118
urban (not rural)74.849525.4338
extrovert (not introvert)74.544124.0133
dramatic (not no-nonsense)74.435523.6118
analysis (not common sense)74.229924.984
innovative (not routine)74.237925.823
fixable (not unfixable)74.119826.0168
experimental (not reliable)74.028225.8173
spirited (not lifeless)74.084328.816
opinionated (not neutral)73.9103422.3154
cursed (not blessed)73.849522.418
physicist (not photographer)73.730826.718
deviant (not average)73.649620.6122
crazy (not sane)73.537719.6356
entrepreneur (not employee)73.562926.230
unorthodox (not traditional)73.350228.3178
preppy (not punk rock)73.353227.5151
meaningful (not pointless)73.383019.416
treasure (not trash)73.2100425.5471
welcoming experience (not cringing away)73.138523.928
lavish (not frugal)73.033324.7120
cheery (not grumpy)72.935524.925
💃 (not 🧕)72.960123.0329
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)72.932326.270
maverick (not conformist)72.966925.225
valedictorian (not drop out)72.875127.6394
🦄 (not 🐴)72.827028.9338
cocky (not timid)72.879224.076
moody (not stable)72.763822.8124
knowledgeable (not ignorant)72.779624.8197
cultured (not rustic)72.442927.678
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)72.328527.2330
fresh (not stinky)72.275725.4329
two-faced (not one-faced)72.128826.9137
on-time (not tardy)72.176626.1137
extreme (not moderate)72.068623.0147
zany (not regular)72.046123.7339
energetic (not mellow)72.045722.421
interesting (not tiresome)71.971724.3159
funny (not humorless)71.955223.4160
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)71.750924.119
loud (not quiet)71.657120.8163
master (not apprentice)71.576425.3179
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)71.569829.5179
world traveler (not homebody)71.551025.617
obsessed (not aloof)71.249025.7106
vibrant (not geriatric)71.269825.7172
charming (not trusting)70.940123.6126
glamorous (not spartan)70.936726.916
secretive (not open-book)70.769426.9181
trolling (not triggered)70.713926.0169
prankster (not anti-prank)70.641130.020
goofy (not unfrivolous)70.639222.428
curious (not apathetic)70.566528.6137
highbrow (not lowbrow)70.546023.9122
bubbly (not flat)70.542226.417
paranoid (not naive)70.346224.889
fantastical (not realistic)70.136129.1124
mysterious (not unambiguous)70.039825.7167
specialist (not generalist)70.039026.7101
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)69.940827.9150
English (not German)69.9106630.7167
expressive (not monotone)69.967024.493
conspiracist (not sheeple)69.862526.0182
genius (not dunce)69.779523.1317
hard-work (not natural-talent)69.653725.6131
goal-oriented (not experience-oriented)69.653633.316
child free (not pronatalist)69.656129.5113
healthy (not sickly)69.588326.4212
formal (not intimate)69.542725.5318
pensive (not serene)69.564622.5103
fantasy-prone (not grounded)69.552131.617
mechanical (not natural)69.534731.219
resourceful (not helpless)69.3121927.0143
focused (not absentminded)69.3105423.623
presidential (not folksy)69.351925.6158
expressive (not stoic)69.263026.3119
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)69.240831.8109
biased (not impartial)69.067324.6154
pretentious (not unassuming)69.053226.0388
wired (not tired)68.853921.022
cosmopolitan (not provincial)68.738626.7171
queen (not princess)68.572332.577
flawed (not perfect)68.585627.024
feminist (not sexist)68.396225.8286
jaded (not innocent)68.285727.376
freak (not normie)68.155027.2150
vintage (not trendy)68.189430.5100
overspender (not penny-pincher)68.037827.9293
beautiful (not ugly)67.9126924.4183
worldly (not innocent)67.794028.0160
divine (not earthly)67.720425.217
fast-talking (not slow-talking)67.670123.9164
dorky (not cool)67.544325.5333
analytical (not intuitive)67.550835.017
neat (not messy)67.481529.6180
blue (not red)67.450227.219
all-seeing (not blind)67.456432.418
purple (not orange)67.334029.2152
philosophical (not real)67.116429.6130
masculine (not feminine)66.792722.3185
cryptic (not straightforward)66.717426.2139
fast (not slow)66.795424.5122
opinionated (not jealous)66.7103526.076
flamboyant (not modest)66.655325.5125
introspective (not not introspective)66.575827.0271
idealist (not realist)66.345931.2204
capitalist (not communist)66.366629.817
loveable (not punchable)66.278727.4179
political (not nonpolitical)66.159128.0109
clean (not perverted)66.095428.3137
open-minded (not close-minded)65.972827.1117
insightful (not generic)65.996425.618
uptight (not easy)65.986222.317
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)65.962629.117
🌟 (not 💩)65.8119628.8376
sunny (not gloomy)65.853627.5174
cannibal (not vegan)65.851728.3157
prideful (not envious)65.8101528.4167
competent (not incompetent)65.7132627.8178
main character (not side character)65.771428.355
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)65.779027.418
chosen one (not everyman)65.657827.074
arcane (not mainstream)65.558426.7113
bad-cook (not good-cook)65.545527.597
OCD (not ADHD)65.482131.6109
thinker (not feeler)65.450129.722
hedonist (not monastic)65.348427.0222
😜 (not 🤐)65.357128.5333
rhythmic (not stuttering)65.3105028.0155
haunted (not blissful)65.394625.6150
sensitive (not thick-skinned)65.248125.5135
fire (not water)65.283832.8131
exhibitionist (not bashful)65.173528.5139
soft (not hard)65.054527.3146
activist (not nonpartisan)65.083331.421
variable (not consistent)64.829830.5169
works hard (not plays hard)64.799230.3152
narcissistic (not low self esteem)64.772029.1175
morning lark (not night owl)64.636127.8156
thin (not thick)64.673624.6135
twitchy (not still)64.676125.2159
militaristic (not hippie)64.689726.717
prestigious (not disreputable)64.585126.2111
oxymoron (not tautology)64.529928.144
original (not cliché)64.463829.717
high-tech (not low-tech)64.361529.4147
queer (not straight)64.324426.0123
quirky (not predictable)64.355728.288
smug (not sheepish)64.2107724.916
soft (not hard)64.156026.5169
smooth (not rough)64.055526.4100
vain (not demure)64.065326.2141
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)64.066230.5407
🐩 (not 🐒)64.065332.3340
demanding (not unchallenging)64.0128826.9129
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)63.958931.3152
businesslike (not chivalrous)63.958529.1133
resistant (not resigned)63.7112727.7237
hurried (not leisurely)63.764924.9150
captain (not first-mate)63.774831.2156
chaotic (not orderly)63.668129.1125
🧗 (not 🛌)63.693730.3371
flower child (not goth)63.689627.574
focused on the future (not focused on the present)63.537529.1171
mighty (not puny)63.5109728.2134
wild (not tame)63.591325.7200
pointed (not random)63.5119730.3120
assertive (not passive)63.4116228.6168
badass (not weakass)63.4123828.1126
playful (not serious)63.351025.4115
📈 (not 📉)63.387231.0386
charmer (not buffoon)63.3109332.717
cheery (not sorrowful)63.149026.3126
dominant (not submissive)63.1107727.9189
imaginative (not practical)63.044730.1136
industrial (not domestic)62.954527.9131
arrogant (not humble)62.881825.6123
disturbing (not enchanting)62.847619.819
deliberate (not spontaneous)62.795929.5102
soulful (not soulless)62.7132229.1172
😀 (not 😭)62.756327.3350
dolphin (not kangaroo)62.745730.819
ranged (not melee)62.648426.6127
cynical (not gullible)62.596828.097
🏌 (not 🤺)62.418832.9384
wise (not foolish)62.380726.0149
scheduled (not spontaneous)62.389233.2138
bossy (not meek)62.3116026.8150
legit (not scrub)62.3125727.8286
head@clouds (not down2earth)62.060532.4141
French (not Russian)62.078731.4122
circular (not linear)62.039232.2152
tight (not loose)62.0103123.8173
methodical (not astonishing)61.987128.6146
western (not eastern)61.895732.0287
alpha (not beta)61.7103829.8172
tactful (not indiscreet)61.792428.8345
factual (not poetic)61.678328.3179
coarse (not delicate)61.692925.120
scientific (not artistic)61.579230.7137
multicolored (not monochrome)61.561332.8110
anarchist (not statist)61.559829.8297
👟 (not 🥾)61.568032.2390
liberal (not conservative)61.494229.6321
deep (not shallow)61.497929.5488
competitive (not cooperative)61.2100231.5111
outlaw (not sheriff)61.280130.9149
abstract (not concrete)61.047831.2354
💝 (not 💔)61.071230.3319
👽 (not 🤡)60.971732.7360
quivering (not unstirring)60.931422.117
Swedish (not Italian)60.855729.5136
gluttonous (not moderate)60.854325.515
suspicious (not trusting)60.687128.7170
sheltered (not street-smart)60.549831.498
hypochondriac (not stoic)60.540827.358
tasteful (not lewd)60.2108925.4127
ludicrous (not sensible)60.254927.5118
precise (not vague)60.2109427.6151
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)60.270230.3418
long-winded (not concise)60.250328.391
social climber (not nonconformist)60.254925.422
awkward (not comfortable)60.260329.220
reasoned (not instinctual)60.152427.8159
debased (not pure)60.169928.7143
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')60.118329.882
heathen (not devout)59.957027.1132
warm (not cold)59.987726.5186
civilized (not barbaric)59.8118227.0126
naughty (not nice)59.781427.918
emotional (not unemotional)59.5126930.461
cheesy (not chic)59.578731.382
people-person (not things-person)59.488631.820
gossiping (not confidential)59.349628.2167
pop (not indie)59.338329.667
ferocious (not pacifist)59.2103329.0135
winter (not summer)59.275431.989
demonic (not angelic)59.164030.0122
scandalous (not proper)59.182428.6113
fake (not real)59.135630.922
mathematical (not literary)59.049531.0112
technophile (not luddite)59.062828.2114
giving (not receiving)59.0106430.169
charming (not awkward)58.9108127.9132
forgiving (not vengeful)58.986030.3121
self-disciplined (not disorganized)58.9131730.7131
genocidal (not not genocidal)58.940330.084
radical (not centrist)58.980427.569
sarcastic (not genuine)58.873530.7154
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)58.8100629.8111
existentialist (not nihilist)58.8100332.1127
pro (not noob)58.8137628.5394
rock (not rap)58.7163330.292
questioning (not believing)58.5110433.621
wolf (not bear)58.498429.517
devoted (not unfaithful)58.3162428.274
logical (not emotional)58.170429.5137
generous (not stingy)58.1109026.2136
impatient (not patient)58.0106529.6166
glad (not mad)57.965226.3352
prudish (not flirtatious)57.968627.572
traumatized (not flourishing)57.8118629.6156
protagonist (not antagonist)57.8137429.481
forward (not repressed)57.8107033.316
roundabout (not direct)57.733631.9171
bold (not serious)57.691827.5185
guarded (not open)57.5141227.9114
corporate (not freelance)57.564233.1162
respectful (not rude)57.4108426.5165
straight edge (not junkie)57.4133729.019
deranged (not reasonable)57.366827.4356
intense (not lighthearted)57.3127129.7165
savory (not sweet)57.3101725.520
kind (not cruel)57.2140425.0125
studious (not goof-off)57.1129328.3343
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)57.197234.716
spicy (not mild)57.0114828.6219
hoarder (not unprepared)57.0106629.8131
neurotypical (not autistic)56.9145730.0144
suspicious (not awkward)56.8116829.9132
jovial (not noble)56.855328.619
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)56.795529.718
gregarious (not private)56.558728.5126
happy (not sad)56.458126.3166
alert (not oblivious)56.4124529.9380
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)56.477632.8128
resists change (not likes change)56.4128631.721
hypocritical (not equitable)56.373228.6236
🧐 (not 😎)56.377832.3378
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)56.390432.6373
plastic (not wooden)56.232032.4104
socialist (not libertarian)56.038429.9126
feisty (not gracious)56.0130227.9141
historical (not modern)56.075331.9111
picky (not always down)56.0100729.668
heroic (not villainous)55.9143928.0147
self-conscious (not self-assured)55.946130.6144
epic (not deep)55.977829.3113
crafty (not scholarly)55.8110731.2151
patriotic (not unpatriotic)55.8134429.6345
air (not earth)55.842233.6132
self-improving (not self-destructive)55.776431.7191
attractive (not repulsive)55.6150327.3132
codependent (not independent)55.659130.9127
inspiring (not cringeworthy)55.6109928.5159
euphoric (not resentful)55.661831.124
whimsical (not rational)55.571928.1132
theist (not atheist)55.562036.2145
lover (not fighter)55.587328.5144
authoritarian (not democratic)55.475629.8108
hunter (not gatherer)55.3102430.7139
insecure (not confident)55.250129.6193
hipster (not basic)55.164329.5119
politically correct (not edgy)55.174331.8120
dramatic (not comedic)55.1134030.0131
proud (not apologetic)55.1157825.415
engineerial (not lawyerly)55.173734.720
warm (not quarrelsome)55.081527.6155
classical (not avant-garde)54.9103531.9120
🐮 (not 🐷)54.9115730.2300
often crying (not never cries)54.975630.772
sweet (not bitter)54.795725.2142
positive (not negative)54.7105628.615
fearful (not hopeful)54.762220.919
literal (not metaphorical)54.6123332.4179
emancipated (not enslaved)54.5141431.0140
romantic (not dispassionate)54.5140029.9190
theoretical (not empirical)54.449431.5153
unlucky (not fortunate)54.3100630.5142
thinker (not doer)54.353630.8131
good-manners (not bad-manners)54.3127831.618
indulgent (not sober)54.2100029.9125
cunning (not honorable)54.175030.3290
altruistic (not selfish)54.1113128.5211
subjective (not objective)54.186631.8139
outsider (not insider)54.098631.6159
official (not backdoor)54.079931.8141
gendered (not androgynous)54.0182832.2158
wholesome (not salacious)54.0112830.7333
interrupting (not attentive)54.085630.5117
entitled (not grateful)54.094528.4117
seemly (not inappropriate)54.0119731.526
skeptical (not spiritual)53.9144632.2142
optimistic (not pessimistic)53.992829.1105
🥳 (not 🥴)53.972830.2380
musical (not off-key)53.975630.1179
exaggerating (not factual)53.895333.1128
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)53.8110820.516
cassanova (not love shy)53.894725.015
brave (not careful)53.7129129.7177
offended (not chill)53.7111728.4174
judgemental (not accepting)53.6100828.9133
🤣 (not 😊)53.568932.9387
unannoying (not annoying)53.591728.219
😬 (not 😏)53.474431.6338
stubborn (not accommodating)53.4154629.2158
bright (not depressed)53.395227.1101
non-gamer (not gamer)53.3124436.4126
parental (not childlike)53.3107329.523
individualist (not communal)53.2122032.7121
🐿 (not 🦇)53.2112732.9336
sage (not whippersnapper)53.289030.2156
touchy-feely (not distant)53.183029.296
🐘 (not 🐀)52.994231.9338
supportive (not catty)52.9125927.820
loyal (not traitorous)52.8162429.9116
human (not animalistic)52.8150730.1145
complimentary (not insulting)52.8109127.1154
chortling (not giggling)52.8131032.0167
lion (not zebra)52.8119031.519
disarming (not creepy)52.6149628.3166
flimsy (not sturdy)52.655027.2174
🥵 (not 🥶)52.6113628.5107
strict (not lenient)52.5110027.8160
ironic (not profound)52.599831.4113
desperate (not high standards)52.570331.4143
can't-fix-anything (not handy)52.564227.620
work-first (not family-first)52.497336.0180
nurturing (not poisonous)52.4125427.2119
Roman (not Greek)52.4102730.9128
contrarian (not yes-man)52.4130830.958
permanent (not transient)52.3114230.0135
overprepared (not efficient)52.339531.0159
love-focused (not money-focused)52.3139932.966
progressive (not old-fashioned)52.3110331.219
claustrophobic (not spelunker)52.264531.6139
cat person (not dog person)52.2100134.172
sincere (not irreverent)52.2143127.816
enlightened (not lost)52.189129.6181
sugarcoated (not frank)52.139831.585
social chameleon (not strong identity)52.137835.720
kinky (not vanilla)51.8101233.4118
juvenile (not mature)51.888928.7158
wavering (not resolute)51.846728.8346
🤑 (not 🤠)51.875633.6347
🦒 (not 🐐)51.850233.6369
👻 (not 🤖)51.7109233.3339
psychopath (not empath)51.773431.5133
harsh (not gentle)51.7104122.718
dry (not moist)51.6101830.4153
problematic (not woke)51.6103130.716
accurate (not off target)51.6148429.419
proactive (not reactive)51.585132.088
rejected (not popular)51.599525.516
coordinated (not clumsy)51.4140429.8119
pack rat (not minimalist)51.485731.2322
chaste (not lustful)51.386929.5143
jealous (not compersive)51.3100927.389
😈 (not 😇)51.397529.8403
hugs (not handshakes)51.381136.421
miserable (not joyful)51.2126828.6332
heartfelt (not clinical)51.1129031.316
vulnerable (not armoured)51.075327.0129
cautious (not impulsive)50.1104730.8153
💀 (not 🎃)50.9110634.8129
Pepsi (not Coke)50.890035.2121
varied (not repetitive)50.777130.3231
decorative (not utilitarian)50.373630.9139
reassuring (not fearmongering)50.7126830.393
white knight (not bad boy)50.7124526.582
decisive (not hesitant)50.6150830.3159
🤫 (not 🤔)50.478134.5343
rigid (not flexible)50.5121426.9116
🙃 (not 🥰)50.597232.7348
utopian (not dystopian)50.5103232.717

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Michael based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Willy Wonka (0.686)
  2. Paul Smecker (0.679)
  3. Jay Gatsby (0.643)
  4. John Hammond (0.642)
  5. Neal Caffrey (0.635)
  6. Tony Stark (0.623)
  7. Alexander Hamilton (0.623)
  8. Patrick Jane (0.621)
  9. Kurt Hummel (0.617)
  10. Alan Shore (0.614)
  1. Tommy (-0.409)
  2. Lenny (-0.409)
  3. Barney Gumble (-0.391)
  4. Manny (-0.383)
  5. Spike (-0.377)
  6. Chip Dove (-0.362)
  7. Kermit (-0.362)
  8. Matt Donovan (-0.349)
  9. Niko Polastri (-0.339)
  10. Ed Hurley (-0.334)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Michael to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Michael is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ENTJ65.5%2286
ENFJ63.9%3842
ENTP63.3%5934
ESTJ62.6%547
ENFP62.2%10817
ESFJ60.9%592
ESTP60.7%765
ESFP60.5%1202
INTJ59.3%8827
INFJ58.2%12519
INTP56.6%11992
INFP55.9%23344
ISTJ55.2%1475
ISFJ54.1%1602
ISFP53.7%1998
ISTP53.6%1950

Notes

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