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Michael Kelso Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Michael Kelso is a character from That 70's Show.

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
goof-off (not studious)96.128.5226
sexual (not asexual)95.9138.666
impulsive (not cautious)94.6129.6490
playful (not serious)94.589.9489
playful (not shy)94.5217.5446
plays hard (not works hard)93.929.5444
spontaneous (not scheduled)93.7279.8488
extrovert (not introvert)93.5279.4451
foolish (not wise)93.4211.2491
ADHD (not OCD)93.468.070
physical (not intellectual)93.2510.9452
oblivious (not alert)93.2412.4222
disorganized (not self-disciplined)93.11010.8441
juvenile (not mature)93.1911.6131
loud (not quiet)93.14710.5481
head@clouds (not down2earth)93.1712.2476
💪 (not 🧠)92.8511.7235
gullible (not cynical)92.4615.746
chatty (not reserved)92.35511.1439
chaotic (not orderly)92.1319.6481
😜 (not 🤐)91.93712.3218
lustful (not chaste)91.51613.9466
mischievous (not well behaved)91.58310.9446
lenient (not strict)91.4911.8458
flirtatious (not prudish)91.44217.254
whimsical (not rational)91.3910.6450
dunce (not genius)91.2213.1524
sporty (not bookish)91.12711.8470
young (not old)91.03410.7436
ignorant (not knowledgeable)91.079.675
tall (not short)90.73110.1511
clumsy (not coordinated)90.71812.4467
social (not reclusive)90.73712.5336
low IQ (not high IQ)90.4212.1526
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)90.41812.1220
spontaneous (not deliberate)90.41114.1436
drop out (not valedictorian)90.21614.2200
incompetent (not competent)90.1714.0469
doer (not thinker)90.01515.767
slacker (not workaholic)89.81614.8125
bold (not shy)89.728312.7492
instinctual (not reasoned)89.61012.9443
💃 (not 🧕)89.48815.4293
interrupting (not attentive)89.43213.473
unprepared (not hoarder)89.3114.9427
gregarious (not private)89.21611.5481
scandalous (not proper)89.15511.8463
sunny (not gloomy)89.15712.053
nonpolitical (not political)88.8614.3425
expressive (not stoic)88.77717.1439
emotional (not logical)88.74614.4490
cheery (not sorrowful)88.63912.8436
narcissistic (not low self esteem)88.69715.467
unobservant (not perceptive)88.6318.969
indulgent (not sober)88.55114.3473
imaginative (not practical)88.43516.7467
beautiful (not ugly)88.336517.8130
ludicrous (not sensible)88.23016.2418
vain (not demure)88.25319.2455
random (not pointed)88.21817.369
tardy (not on-time)88.22616.097
cocky (not timid)88.219217.440
flamboyant (not modest)87.77313.2450
happy (not sad)87.62512.1466
jock (not nerd)87.55216.5447
joyful (not miserable)87.54215.5215
loose (not tight)87.51615.355
summer (not winter)87.46616.637
gossiping (not confidential)87.24817.9535
wild (not tame)87.114814.1473
impatient (not patient)87.012515.7198
exaggerating (not factual)87.08218.376
open (not guarded)86.61215.8465
funny (not humorless)86.612417.4486
optimistic (not pessimistic)86.56515.9457
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)86.416618.7449
lost (not enlightened)86.4714.668
bold (not serious)86.36013.2447
😎 (not 🧐)86.19420.0204
twitchy (not still)86.07117.784
perverted (not clean)85.65916.667
good-humored (not angry)85.512215.9419
messy (not neat)85.57815.1364
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)85.59418.9239
unpolished (not eloquent)85.33518.1451
open-book (not secretive)85.33715.668
freelance (not corporate)85.316322.564
flower child (not goth)85.314618.244
fantastical (not realistic)85.27817.279
shallow (not deep)85.13418.7249
focused on the present (not focused on the future)84.91621.1477
dramatic (not no-nonsense)84.812922.9194
arrogant (not humble)84.624318.6453
😀 (not 😭)84.64421.7238
lazy (not diligent)84.21516.5507
🤡 (not 👽)83.91322.4207
idealist (not realist)83.67320.8124
crafty (not scholarly)83.59413.2507
astonishing (not methodical)83.41615.3445
expressive (not monotone)83.322923.439
backdoor (not official)83.19817.5453
open to new experinces (not uncreative)83.029920.7447
privileged (not oppressed)83.029218.972
simple (not complicated)82.7824.4463
attractive (not repulsive)82.545221.1477
vague (not precise)82.5819.2368
🤣 (not 😊)82.54723.0215
folksy (not presidential)82.36419.667
🐿 (not 🦇)82.311220.8186
codependent (not independent)82.06421.0532
night owl (not morning lark)81.722218.2370
epic (not deep)81.73414.474
🏀 (not 🎨)81.615923.775
bad-cook (not good-cook)81.67617.765
artistic (not scientific)81.317315.8427
self-assured (not self-conscious)81.218725.1468
underachiever (not overachiever)81.23225.566
crazy (not sane)81.117617.0203
blissful (not haunted)80.93219.178
zany (not regular)80.917517.6183
naive (not paranoid)80.83826.345
low-tech (not high-tech)80.711418.8438
indiscreet (not tactful)80.73224.2186
intimate (not formal)80.76518.0279
confident (not insecure)80.736724.7481
vibrant (not geriatric)80.727618.769
exuberant (not subdued)80.718224.653
helpless (not resourceful)80.51221.0149
apprentice (not master)80.48322.5226
unambiguous (not mysterious)80.37822.9459
sweet (not bitter)80.219618.5447
charismatic (not uninspiring)80.246323.1564
selfish (not altruistic)80.124122.0509
first-mate (not captain)80.121422.9483
extreme (not moderate)79.940521.0460
whippersnapper (not sage)79.94423.747
lover (not fighter)79.915020.083
disreputable (not prestigious)79.57219.9396
ambitious (not realistic)79.424821.185
lewd (not tasteful)79.38522.8444
flexible (not rigid)79.36622.6448
relaxed (not tense)79.34824.8453
😏 (not 😬)79.315326.7186
modern (not historical)79.216821.1292
glad (not mad)79.111121.8184
edgy (not politically correct)79.025116.2479
English (not German)78.936425.451
heathen (not devout)78.79119.8395
lighthearted (not intense)78.77123.071
air (not earth)78.72327.160
transparent (not machiavellian)78.66126.234
soft (not hard)78.518318.8138
explorer (not builder)78.317320.4443
not introspective (not introspective)78.24227.5313
deranged (not reasonable)78.219319.8215
reactive (not proactive)78.15525.546
love-focused (not money-focused)78.055827.338
experimental (not reliable)77.818626.561
charming (not trusting)77.518424.7431
spelunker (not claustrophobic)77.510521.942
leisurely (not hurried)77.39328.0505
stylish (not slovenly)77.042521.1447
self-destructive (not self-improving)77.024524.865
unorthodox (not traditional)76.935322.2121
flimsy (not sturdy)76.96025.669
off-key (not musical)76.911524.056
chivalrous (not businesslike)76.913320.590
barbaric (not civilized)76.811817.8457
desperate (not high standards)76.811323.469
warm (not cold)76.636021.2446
weird (not normal)76.535620.6455
brave (not careful)76.536818.9460
🥵 (not 🥶)76.515624.557
dog person (not cat person)76.420429.647
outlaw (not sheriff)76.437022.3451
touchy-feely (not distant)76.316925.951
abstract (not concrete)76.211926.1218
soft (not hard)75.922620.5451
variable (not consistent)75.95927.561
always down (not picky)75.94027.538
vulnerable (not armoured)75.912722.0432
slow (not fast)75.65027.4412
decorative (not utilitarian)75.610622.9112
emotional (not unemotional)75.559025.644
🐒 (not 🐩)75.414330.7208
moody (not stable)75.450120.1453
healthy (not sickly)74.960124.2417
unambitious (not driven)74.82026.2446
sensitive (not thick-skinned)74.819622.4552
🧢 (not 🎩)74.731031.9186
jealous (not compersive)74.627323.9396
multicolored (not monochrome)74.624229.6100
ironic (not profound)74.69726.152
rebellious (not obedient)74.459625.4462
natural-talent (not hard-work)74.37621.578
moist (not dry)74.211720.851
receiving (not giving)74.127225.638
rock (not rap)73.969629.244
cheesy (not chic)73.826725.346
sexist (not feminist)73.722424.3265
oxymoron (not tautology)73.73826.830
straight (not queer)73.774527.2195
plastic (not wooden)73.76228.368
🎃 (not 💀)73.620030.765
noob (not pro)73.57528.5230
competitive (not cooperative)73.461027.6432
straightforward (not cryptic)73.240129.2467
French (not Russian)73.123125.966
bright (not depressed)73.124624.0414
hypocritical (not equitable)72.728026.0158
lowbrow (not highbrow)72.59529.3418
unfaithful (not devoted)72.58130.740
🦄 (not 🐴)72.426330.0198
👟 (not 🥾)72.427429.1183
curious (not apathetic)72.453727.7421
feisty (not gracious)72.363623.5507
overspender (not penny-pincher)72.226327.2295
charming (not awkward)72.257726.9517
entitled (not grateful)72.143525.857
wavering (not resolute)72.14523.7169
spicy (not mild)71.958423.9430
family-first (not work-first)71.845121.9434
manicured (not scruffy)71.776827.6515
cringeworthy (not inspiring)71.325424.0129
long-winded (not concise)71.315927.436
mainstream (not arcane)70.912326.5420
lavish (not frugal)70.835625.0427
western (not eastern)70.733229.6295
insider (not outsider)70.514228.4331
avant-garde (not classical)70.521424.8105
hedonist (not monastic)70.526629.3116
rude (not respectful)70.331920.4397
pack rat (not minimalist)70.319426.0209
exhibitionist (not bashful)70.249932.158
Italian (not Swedish)70.033130.063
trolling (not triggered)70.014527.049
trusting (not suspicious)69.629831.2445
common sense (not analysis)69.69928.737
deviant (not average)69.261626.1323
chill (not offended)69.222728.159
prideful (not envious)69.277129.594
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)69.242132.2213
everyman (not chosen one)69.125327.955
stuttering (not rhythmic)69.113026.465
creative (not conventional)69.051126.6446
🤔 (not 🤫)69.028832.5182
transient (not permanent)68.914326.1175
kind (not cruel)68.699323.1447
soulful (not soulless)68.4104126.2105
submissive (not dominant)68.329528.0478
rugged (not refined)68.145425.8481
unchallenging (not demanding)67.812429.489
efficient (not overprepared)67.659225.245
comedic (not dramatic)67.622330.573
gendered (not androgynous)67.6132329.6180
👻 (not 🤖)67.538832.3203
sheltered (not street-smart)67.431129.0408
protagonist (not antagonist)67.399425.444
generalist (not specialist)67.27929.795
biased (not impartial)67.172730.7426
hypochondriac (not stoic)67.121127.635
literal (not metaphorical)67.051034.6423
disarming (not creepy)67.089726.4188
important (not irrelevant)67.0124028.3315
aloof (not obsessed)66.55833.3420
melee (not ranged)66.417228.049
child free (not pronatalist)66.369630.3394
🤺 (not 🏌)66.195131.4218
giggling (not chortling)66.123435.946
open-minded (not close-minded)66.068129.1486
kinky (not vanilla)65.852529.5464
accepting (not judgemental)65.750828.8335
cannibal (not vegan)65.749427.867
unmotivated (not motivated)65.76227.748
liberal (not conservative)65.572129.1208
smooth (not rough)65.347727.7410
unassuming (not pretentious)65.330635.8234
stubborn (not accommodating)65.2106331.991
yes-man (not contrarian)65.222030.441
animalistic (not human)65.121125.9461
not genocidal (not genocidal)65.1108934.735
urban (not rural)65.094227.6292
awkward (not suspicious)64.932926.9404
🤠 (not 🤑)64.480233.4211
innocent (not worldly)64.426232.9449
trendy (not vintage)64.424230.157
flourishing (not traumatized)64.221527.949
meek (not bossy)64.030728.3440
luddite (not technophile)63.842428.3358
📉 (not 📈)63.815732.0179
extravagant (not thrifty)63.859032.165
often crying (not never cries)63.646825.242
repetitive (not varied)63.556729.7170
slugabed (not go-getter)63.58831.0195
🥳 (not 🥴)63.333035.8216
literary (not mathematical)63.174520.5403
stingy (not generous)63.043830.275
quirky (not predictable)63.056132.436
autistic (not neurotypical)62.912728.5434
egalitarian (not racist)62.8145723.8186
treasure (not trash)62.7134429.7241
scrub (not legit)62.619028.1246
😈 (not 😇)62.462828.8192
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)62.034331.1219
democratic (not authoritarian)61.872328.2374
🐷 (not 🐮)61.829932.2292
circular (not linear)61.738432.967
rustic (not cultured)61.739933.844
cunning (not honorable)61.652928.4500
weakass (not badass)61.627724.773
anarchist (not statist)61.556129.1263
masculine (not feminine)61.398624.0479
jealous (not opinionated)61.317130.636
extraordinary (not mundane)60.8111030.0434
preppy (not punk rock)60.890630.856
princess (not queen)60.844437.640
roundabout (not direct)60.524333.6421
involved (not remote)60.5120531.9395
🛌 (not 🧗)60.538332.8308
bad boy (not white knight)60.556930.553
fortunate (not unlucky)60.452331.1477
passive (not assertive)60.329629.9420
sheeple (not conspiracist)60.220733.0361
real (not philosophical)60.297631.2294
🥰 (not 🙃)60.272036.5312
gamer (not non-gamer)60.145334.568
subjective (not objective)60.048934.097
patriotic (not unpatriotic)59.9109429.5193
frenzied (not sleepy)59.9141734.864
Coke (not Pepsi)59.842734.778
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)59.774730.9419
forgiving (not vengeful)59.579129.9410
atheist (not theist)59.591927.8106
poetic (not factual)59.552429.468
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)59.3101931.676
debased (not pure)59.267330.4500
cosmopolitan (not provincial)59.270032.1421
metrosexual (not macho)58.796230.459
traitorous (not loyal)58.532029.3474
anxious (not calm)58.396030.8475
thin (not thick)58.396031.9323
poisonous (not nurturing)58.357825.8163
insulting (not complimentary)58.367726.8115
domestic (not industrial)57.862727.8123
💝 (not 💔)57.781233.7300
unfixable (not fixable)57.449929.360
interesting (not tiresome)57.3131130.4438
orange (not purple)57.269433.9377
tailor (not blacksmith)57.2104733.244
🐀 (not 🐘)56.970034.3289
radical (not centrist)56.883929.547
cool (not dorky)56.794232.3194
warm (not quarrelsome)56.673529.1446
active (not slothful)55.9160531.3457
fresh (not stinky)55.9125830.1289
heroic (not villainous)55.7138223.0465
freak (not normie)55.693731.887
existentialist (not nihilist)55.4114928.775
beta (not alpha)55.362532.2434
gatherer (not hunter)55.177631.764
spiritual (not skeptical)55.041529.6450
individualist (not communal)55.0107934.2131
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)54.980133.655
side character (not main character)54.993127.629
resistant (not resigned)54.8152130.2385
🌟 (not 💩)54.7144033.5201
libertarian (not socialist)54.692632.5344
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)54.6128530.3220
pacifist (not ferocious)54.266528.4440
fast-talking (not slow-talking)54.1118835.579
hesitant (not decisive)54.047932.1445
opinionated (not neutral)54.0170634.581
washed (not muddy)53.8116229.637
poor (not rich)53.671723.7419
romantic (not dispassionate)53.6135227.385
🦒 (not 🐐)53.540135.2316
genuine (not sarcastic)53.497333.5413
theoretical (not empirical)53.353135.5375
persistent (not quitter)53.3188232.3225
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)53.293835.1284
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)53.2103028.971
one-faced (not two-faced)53.1126635.578
puny (not mighty)53.047327.3409
Greek (not Roman)53.069934.354
pop (not indie)52.756133.161
innocent (not jaded)52.457036.061
fearmongering (not reassuring)52.273233.544
fire (not water)52.1118736.467
believable (not poorly-written)52.0186130.478
punchable (not loveable)51.965026.862
frank (not sugarcoated)51.9155334.547
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)51.8120535.549
angelic (not demonic)51.7113526.5417
pensive (not serene)51.6165531.371
basic (not hipster)51.5121232.8421
interested (not bored)51.5154733.176
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.491534.4326
empath (not psychopath)51.3125328.771
enslaved (not emancipated)51.147731.3377
salacious (not wholesome)50.284334.2197
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)50.694629.8335

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Joey Tribbiani (0.891)
  2. Luke Dunphy (0.855)
  3. Jason Mendoza (0.849)
  4. Midge Pinciotti (0.832)
  5. Homer Simpson (0.815)
  6. Michael Scott (0.797)
  7. Peter Jason Quill (0.793)
  8. Bob Pinciotti (0.783)
  9. Officer Slater (0.782)
  10. Philip J. Fry (0.775)
  1. Thufir Hawat (-0.725)
  2. Tuvok (-0.705)
  3. Odo (-0.696)
  4. Count Alexei Karenin (-0.669)
  5. Walter Skinner (-0.66)
  6. Alex Dunphy (-0.655)
  7. Dr. Sharon Fieldstone (-0.654)
  8. Inspector Kido (-0.653)
  9. Kozo Fuyutsuki (-0.653)
  10. Raymond Holt (-0.651)

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

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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