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Jerry Seinfeld Descriptive Personality Statistics

Reference picture of Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is a character from Seinfeld.

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 400 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
main character (not side character)97.8224.218
urban (not rural)89.52914.698
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)89.27913.366
funny (not humorless)88.78717.6412
sarcastic (not genuine)87.25415.4439
comedic (not dramatic)86.01616.932
skeptical (not spiritual)85.610913.7394
privileged (not oppressed)85.522211.936
preppy (not punk rock)84.713417.929
straight (not queer)84.225519.9391
child free (not pronatalist)83.87121.2361
opinionated (not jealous)83.87721.155
playful (not shy)83.333914.9414
opinionated (not neutral)83.049224.030
👟 (not 🥾)82.15525.184
narcissistic (not low self esteem)82.023318.034
chatty (not reserved)81.228920.0423
picky (not always down)80.811823.267
cocky (not timid)80.646816.062
neat (not messy)80.531822.6396
😜 (not 🤐)80.420620.071
charismatic (not uninspiring)80.147119.8401
good-humored (not angry)80.123720.9432
cynical (not gullible)79.931122.752
gossiping (not confidential)79.813219.2418
fast-talking (not slow-talking)79.323623.236
🤡 (not 👽)79.15122.779
ironic (not profound)78.63922.141
bold (not shy)78.686617.7382
manicured (not scruffy)78.557120.1452
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)78.330116.059
social (not reclusive)77.928421.7104
healthy (not sickly)77.448220.7396
🧠 (not 💪)77.454820.876
never cries (not often crying)77.333423.135
expressive (not stoic)77.233822.6388
tailor (not blacksmith)77.121915.135
high IQ (not low IQ)77.085217.1392
judgemental (not accepting)76.633023.9401
captain (not first-mate)76.641423.6419
washed (not muddy)76.435026.149
stubborn (not accommodating)76.263422.731
OCD (not ADHD)76.133020.831
loud (not quiet)75.844221.3407
gendered (not androgynous)75.788724.5387
intellectual (not physical)75.552719.8428
flower child (not goth)75.544318.624
civilized (not barbaric)75.361019.3421
fresh (not stinky)75.261021.5105
rock (not rap)75.261519.172
extrovert (not introvert)75.240524.0424
playful (not serious)75.125922.5407
paranoid (not naive)75.125019.550
freelance (not corporate)75.046825.545
natural-talent (not hard-work)74.77022.534
entitled (not grateful)74.339123.539
human (not animalistic)74.270022.5374
master (not apprentice)74.164420.5410
unambiguous (not mysterious)74.022520.9414
😀 (not 😭)74.021025.876
jaded (not innocent)74.057323.424
🧢 (not 🎩)73.733026.467
nerd (not jock)73.655621.1399
vain (not demure)73.533920.7405
competent (not incompetent)73.395521.4421
thin (not thick)73.332121.7389
frank (not sugarcoated)73.170925.750
pretentious (not unassuming)73.139924.866
atheist (not theist)73.039424.0340
goof-off (not studious)72.627820.168
charming (not trusting)72.533419.9379
🤔 (not 🤫)72.218526.582
Italian (not Swedish)72.227725.539
arrogant (not humble)72.052421.2401
🐿 (not 🦇)71.942223.353
exaggerating (not factual)71.943328.537
selfish (not altruistic)71.739023.5377
expressive (not monotone)71.657428.849
vanilla (not kinky)71.131522.8415
realist (not idealist)71.131425.7411
flirtatious (not prudish)71.049130.524
impatient (not patient)70.960723.8387
smooth (not rough)70.828620.4398
receiving (not giving)70.832026.358
lustful (not chaste)70.745621.8384
important (not irrelevant)70.6110729.395
💃 (not 🧕)70.565522.784
centrist (not radical)70.59426.443
confident (not insecure)70.475524.1430
refined (not rugged)70.352920.5388
perceptive (not unobservant)70.3109730.235
sexual (not asexual)70.372928.230
cheesy (not chic)70.239322.847
on-time (not tardy)70.278625.726
fast (not slow)70.177421.9433
🤣 (not 😊)69.824532.279
shallow (not deep)69.821225.983
biased (not impartial)69.760225.1402
suspicious (not trusting)69.655025.2411
English (not German)69.6101627.631
open-book (not secretive)69.621424.343
purple (not orange)69.427627.0316
cosmopolitan (not provincial)69.434625.5376
emancipated (not enslaved)69.363423.5336
neurotypical (not autistic)69.278825.1390
🌟 (not 💩)69.2102227.781
rhythmic (not stuttering)68.883426.826
juvenile (not mature)68.739022.2422
French (not Russian)68.740521.438
happy (not sad)68.526921.9443
self-disciplined (not disorganized)68.496827.1444
🐴 (not 🦄)68.252828.070
metrosexual (not macho)68.254124.634
reactive (not proactive)68.226427.325
competitive (not cooperative)68.176726.0393
worldly (not innocent)68.187521.5371
disarming (not creepy)68.185022.4445
prideful (not envious)68.183424.230
literary (not mathematical)67.952123.5374
high standards (not desperate)67.963133.936
cultured (not rustic)67.959825.931
normie (not freak)67.832322.929
frenzied (not sleepy)67.799923.628
eloquent (not unpolished)67.674022.8375
demanding (not unchallenging)67.6108227.336
modern (not historical)67.554521.8387
resourceful (not helpless)67.4123224.9433
go-getter (not slugabed)67.2121625.056
twitchy (not still)67.262622.728
🏌 (not 🤺)66.910626.168
persistent (not quitter)66.8162826.854
rich (not poor)66.673719.1435
ranged (not melee)66.626021.824
pensive (not serene)66.681424.133
not genocidal (not genocidal)66.6103331.849
🎃 (not 💀)66.538628.434
oxymoron (not tautology)66.420027.820
cheery (not sorrowful)66.339424.4416
focused on the present (not focused on the future)66.334426.0385
bold (not serious)66.358523.6427
insider (not outsider)66.325526.0422
zany (not regular)66.361926.575
lighthearted (not intense)66.325823.327
hypochondriac (not stoic)66.123527.722
factual (not poetic)66.158130.534
bright (not depressed)66.046624.2389
non-gamer (not gamer)65.971731.032
orderly (not chaotic)65.965228.1423
masculine (not feminine)65.890020.4443
tall (not short)65.868320.2480
interesting (not tiresome)65.893626.6404
heathen (not devout)65.736924.2362
liberal (not conservative)65.771327.460
trolling (not triggered)65.619730.046
pacifist (not ferocious)65.636424.5426
treasure (not trash)65.6125730.097
loyal (not traitorous)65.5129025.7403
gatherer (not hunter)65.549926.428
straightforward (not cryptic)65.382228.5414
pessimistic (not optimistic)65.349226.9402
active (not slothful)65.3131923.5410
repetitive (not varied)65.347526.9422
insulting (not complimentary)65.349224.3453
pro (not noob)65.2109523.658
permanent (not transient)65.150827.2313
off-key (not musical)65.148224.338
pointed (not random)65.1106528.431
careful (not brave)65.026525.3422
coordinated (not clumsy)65.098025.5398
hedonist (not monastic)65.046826.946
exuberant (not subdued)65.066429.227
thinker (not doer)65.024229.833
stylish (not slovenly)64.984023.3413
psychopath (not empath)64.941727.633
domestic (not industrial)64.936024.2357
believable (not poorly-written)64.9141223.935
epic (not deep)64.838820.827
contrarian (not yes-man)64.872026.323
fortunate (not unlucky)64.638628.4384
utilitarian (not decorative)64.574725.8327
driven (not unambitious)64.3152424.9396
individualist (not communal)64.370728.4377
bossy (not meek)64.2104524.1401
egalitarian (not racist)64.2142524.763
lover (not fighter)64.156424.125
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)64.154226.3320
wooden (not plastic)64.190128.234
motivated (not unmotivated)64.0156227.985
legit (not scrub)63.9113124.299
distant (not touchy-feely)63.968029.148
anxious (not calm)63.575127.2466
dramatic (not no-nonsense)63.564929.5415
valedictorian (not drop out)63.599528.449
artistic (not scientific)63.460726.4442
quarrelsome (not warm)63.471126.8451
basic (not hipster)63.468526.2403
reasonable (not deranged)63.477926.161
interrupting (not attentive)63.355230.534
genius (not dunce)63.2101720.5429
attractive (not repulsive)63.2120422.2392
feisty (not gracious)63.299023.4424
conspiracist (not sheeple)63.284523.7354
work-first (not family-first)63.266126.1430
🐮 (not 🐷)63.151228.378
alpha (not beta)62.995327.3430
charming (not awkward)62.889925.2409
leisurely (not hurried)62.836126.8382
🛌 (not 🧗)62.832828.6119
creative (not conventional)62.770527.9391
frugal (not lavish)62.767423.0401
self-destructive (not self-improving)62.565525.747
mischievous (not well behaved)62.487225.5438
armoured (not vulnerable)62.387225.4415
logical (not emotional)62.254027.5436
minimalist (not pack rat)62.257727.357
😎 (not 🧐)62.274528.573
debased (not pure)62.160124.0384
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.173028.4390
vintage (not trendy)62.1107924.638
weakass (not badass)62.026628.937
libertarian (not socialist)61.942225.9321
independent (not codependent)61.796930.3388
prestigious (not disreputable)61.793023.8333
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)61.739725.635
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)61.659824.9390
self-assured (not self-conscious)61.6100729.0411
white knight (not bad boy)61.687523.150
involved (not remote)61.5115527.7393
tame (not wild)61.547823.5442
penny-pincher (not overspender)61.471924.4103
🏀 (not 🎨)61.253828.435
methodical (not astonishing)61.186027.7358
democratic (not authoritarian)61.175328.5382
scheduled (not spontaneous)61.088628.5380
📈 (not 📉)61.094929.666
unfixable (not fixable)61.040929.732
realistic (not ambitious)61.040531.042
dispassionate (not romantic)60.931526.033
exhibitionist (not bashful)60.986228.528
consistent (not variable)60.883128.927
gregarious (not private)60.746528.9433
mainstream (not arcane)60.639327.6356
explorer (not builder)60.671126.1370
hypocritical (not equitable)60.656928.0417
mild (not spicy)60.544526.3396
cannibal (not vegan)60.563925.530
protagonist (not antagonist)60.5121634.724
bad-cook (not good-cook)60.461526.028
obsessed (not aloof)60.396529.3382
open to new experinces (not uncreative)60.3122328.3389
🙃 (not 🥰)60.358730.0119
🥳 (not 🥴)60.343631.380
whippersnapper (not sage)60.356228.635
joyful (not miserable)60.151925.267
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)60.149434.932
bookish (not sporty)60.0102025.2405
sexist (not feminist)60.042424.567
thrifty (not extravagant)60.070222.529
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)60.056532.129
statist (not anarchist)59.970627.986
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)59.977729.273
dominant (not submissive)59.8110126.6376
highbrow (not lowbrow)59.892123.9348
sheriff (not outlaw)59.875225.2430
street-smart (not sheltered)59.8102026.6409
sunny (not gloomy)59.863824.932
edgy (not politically correct)59.784425.7392
😈 (not 😇)59.770025.876
rigid (not flexible)59.678529.0377
precise (not vague)59.6107228.1390
cunning (not honorable)59.457926.0405
beautiful (not ugly)59.3144521.7398
reasoned (not instinctual)59.252227.4407
soft (not hard)59.166623.8391
crafty (not scholarly)59.093025.5391
diligent (not lazy)58.9162625.4384
plays hard (not works hard)58.944524.1379
night owl (not morning lark)58.995630.0334
eastern (not western)58.716938.478
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)58.779324.766
pop (not indie)58.737830.057
bitter (not sweet)58.674825.9402
heroic (not villainous)58.5129823.5407
realistic (not fantastical)58.592229.737
cautious (not impulsive)58.276528.6420
folksy (not presidential)58.067327.034
stingy (not generous)58.054928.432
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)57.857323.529
glad (not mad)57.663425.065
underachiever (not overachiever)57.626126.829
dog person (not cat person)57.675333.347
summer (not winter)57.680229.922
long-winded (not concise)57.459731.425
soft (not hard)57.370725.0410
classical (not avant-garde)57.390526.9399
young (not old)57.1111718.4398
puny (not mighty)56.938424.5428
alert (not oblivious)56.8116729.483
offended (not chill)56.892529.639
tense (not relaxed)56.7143328.5386
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)56.659427.1411
sensitive (not thick-skinned)56.672628.6408
🐒 (not 🐩)56.669829.883
tasteful (not lewd)56.5116525.0447
knowledgeable (not ignorant)56.4132528.926
curious (not apathetic)56.3132629.7392
average (not deviant)56.353327.2442
vibrant (not geriatric)56.3124928.736
money-focused (not love-focused)56.352424.218
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)56.173528.088
🥵 (not 🥶)56.091724.531
water (not fire)56.059931.041
blissful (not haunted)55.946132.742
deliberate (not spontaneous)55.8111828.7385
cringeworthy (not inspiring)55.861925.6395
theoretical (not empirical)55.739930.6351
hesitant (not decisive)55.742328.4391
resistant (not resigned)55.7149027.0393
vengeful (not forgiving)55.584925.9423
lenient (not strict)55.475628.6386
moderate (not extreme)55.458226.9375
weird (not normal)55.3106725.9396
real (not philosophical)55.3119130.4385
😏 (not 😬)55.398532.470
low-tech (not high-tech)55.185423.7368
subjective (not objective)55.075830.2342
reliable (not experimental)55.096125.921
flourishing (not traumatized)54.946527.438
roundabout (not direct)54.839330.1419
generalist (not specialist)54.846530.6362
kind (not cruel)54.6137726.0417
jealous (not compersive)54.684327.7391
tight (not loose)54.6122627.445
nonpolitical (not political)54.566830.6388
suspicious (not awkward)54.5118328.7383
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)54.5102433.770
dry (not moist)54.583430.027
linear (not circular)54.482833.633
predictable (not quirky)54.377733.927
sensible (not ludicrous)54.2110428.8382
assertive (not passive)54.2138627.4432
rebellious (not obedient)54.2116225.8382
dorky (not cool)54.275829.067
demonic (not angelic)54.173322.8410
rational (not whimsical)54.0110230.1404
slacker (not workaholic)54.039024.0445
formal (not intimate)54.085524.7106
indulgent (not sober)53.796626.1385
practical (not imaginative)53.7117830.8390
poisonous (not nurturing)53.768324.9385
air (not earth)53.548932.833
sane (not crazy)53.388628.964
introspective (not not introspective)53.2131732.2113
open (not guarded)53.142228.7395
🐀 (not 🐘)53.087128.4103
salacious (not wholesome)52.976925.267
analysis (not common sense)52.9107630.461
complicated (not simple)52.8135429.9453
monochrome (not multicolored)52.793730.7336
loveable (not punchable)52.7125829.040
unfaithful (not devoted)52.628427.626
fearmongering (not reassuring)52.672227.554
wise (not foolish)52.5110524.4408
proper (not scandalous)52.592926.4400
nihilist (not existentialist)52.553130.0308
flamboyant (not modest)52.485527.5377
one-faced (not two-faced)52.3128934.344
Greek (not Roman)52.277027.529
enlightened (not lost)52.284027.230
soulless (not soulful)52.144627.3410
🤑 (not 🤠)52.171331.570
open-minded (not close-minded)52.0120927.5386
patriotic (not unpatriotic)52.0143326.458
chortling (not giggling)52.0126831.642
queen (not princess)52.0122630.921
rude (not respectful)51.973125.7428
emotional (not unemotional)51.9143232.721
warm (not cold)51.8107827.1439
clean (not perverted)51.8130829.136
abstract (not concrete)51.677030.166
interested (not bored)51.6154533.630
traditional (not unorthodox)51.582727.9382
💔 (not 💝)51.587928.2108
claustrophobic (not spelunker)51.463431.333
Pepsi (not Coke)51.480035.726
official (not backdoor)51.386728.3366
unprepared (not hoarder)51.368225.1320
moody (not stable)51.2133128.8424
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.282927.7293
indiscreet (not tactful)51.262430.768
resolute (not wavering)51.1150727.058
sturdy (not flimsy)51.1140024.720
businesslike (not chivalrous)51.198627.328
efficient (not overprepared)51.0154128.228
extraordinary (not mundane)50.1145428.9417
chosen one (not everyman)50.1114128.947
👻 (not 🤖)50.8105829.467
technophile (not luddite)50.791924.0335
literal (not metaphorical)50.6136230.7405
🦒 (not 🐐)50.455331.982
machiavellian (not transparent)50.598233.239

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 Jerry Seinfeld based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Elaine Benes (0.651)
  2. Harry Burns (0.649)
  3. Josh Lyman (0.612)
  4. Jeff Winger (0.576)
  5. Anthony DiNozzo (0.564)
  6. Julien (0.56)
  7. Alan Shore (0.556)
  8. Schmidt (0.554)
  9. Chandler Bing (0.543)
  10. Cary Agos (0.539)
  1. James Hurley (-0.28)
  2. Perrin Aybara (-0.271)
  3. 'Chief' Bromden (-0.267)
  4. Spike (-0.266)
  5. Adam Groff (-0.249)
  6. Peter Doppler (-0.243)
  7. Wyatt Langmore (-0.24)
  8. Nux (-0.229)
  9. Charlie Strong (-0.228)
  10. Huck (-0.222)

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 Jerry Seinfeld to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Jerry Seinfeld is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ESTJ60.9%547
ENTJ60.6%2286
ESTP58.7%765
ENTP58.3%5934
ESFJ57.4%592
ENFJ56.7%3842
ESFP56.4%1202
ISTJ55.7%1475
INTJ55.6%8827
ENFP54.7%10817
ISTP53.5%1950
INTP52.8%11992
ISFJ52.0%1602
INFJ51.9%12519
ISFP51.2%1998
INFP49.8%23344

Notes

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