According to the Davie Brown Celebrity Index (DBI), Mario is recognized by 93 percent of U.S. consumers. But he’s not the top dog in the video world. That honor goes to Pac-Man, who is recognized by 94 percent of U.S. consumers.
The Davie Brown Celebrity Index (DBI) is an independent index that ranks celebrities across eight attributes through a series of more than 1,600 consumer surveys.
Did you know?
- Mario made his first appearance in the video game “Donkey Kong.”
- The four ghosts in Pac-Man are named Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde.
- Billy L. Mitchell was the first person to achieve a perfect Pac-Man score of 3,333,360. In 2007, he set the world record score for Donkey Kong with 1,050,200 points.