How old is the GEICO gecko?

I recently bought a car, so I need car insurance. While shopping around, I came across GEICO and then fond memories of the GEICO gecko. I can’t remember a time when he wasn’t around either. How long has the GEICO gecko been on TV?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 05, 2022
Created in 1999, the GEICO gecko named Martin is officially 23 years old as of 2022, making him one of the longest-running advertising mascots of all time — appearing in over 150 commercials and a handful of Super Bowls along the way.
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