There is no single person whom the POV-Ray is accredited since there are so many contributors of this one so we just say the POV- Ray contributors, including Aaron A. Collins, David Kirk Buck and Alexander Enzmann. We can say that they are the authors of the POV-Ray.
There are so many people who would say that they are truly amazing. The program language uses a Scene Description language (SDL) in order to detect the textual description and translate it into an image. This is why it is called vision ray tracer. The light bounces to the eyes and there the graphical outcome is flashed into your eyes. This program was first released in 1991.
From the time it was released, people would wonder how they can use them. Actually there are so many youtube tutorials for this one because there are so many professionals who are already using for this one. Actually, this did not became active and useful until the beginning of the 21st century.
This program is used in NASA and and in any other technology department because is is very useful. This is why in 1992, this ray tracer became famous for projecting the orbit. A person can make a vector through photoshop but this software can do vectoring through reading the description of a text. The latest released of this program happened in 2013 and this program was widely used already all over the world. This program was used by mathematicians to render a service of demonstrating a mathematical graphics.