50 Cent

1975 - Today

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Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, television producer, and businessman. Born in South Jamaica, a neighborhood of Queens, Jackson began pursuing a musical career in 1996. In 1999-2000, he recorded his "debut" album Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, however he was struck by nine bullets during a shooting in May 2000, causing its release to be cancelled and Jackson to be dropped from the label. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of 50 Cent has received more than 27,380,471 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). 50 Cent is the 44th most popular singer (up from 55th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from United States (up from 355th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Singer.

50 Cent is most famous for being a rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and investor. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Won't Back Down" from the movie "8 Mile."

Memorability Metrics

  • 27M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 98

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 17.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of 50 Cents by language

Over the past year 50 Cent has had the most page views in the with 3,343,800 views, followed by Portuguese (380,914), and Spanish (366,689). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hindi (303.01%), Kurdish (Sorani) (217.20%), and Simple English (203.86%)


Among singers, 50 Cent ranks 44 out of 4,381Before him are Amanda Lear, Barbra Streisand, Plácido Domingo, Joe Cocker, Miriam Makeba, and James Brown. After him are Agnetha Fältskog, Jacques Brel, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Dassin, Lisa Marie Presley, and Andrea Bocelli.

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Among people born in 1975, 50 Cent ranks 1After him are Angelina Jolie, Liz Truss, Sia, David Beckham, Enrique Iglesias, Kate Winslet, Bradley Cooper, Charlize Theron, Milla Jovovich, Marion Cotillard, and Tobey Maguire.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, 50 Cent ranks 267 out of 20,380Before him are Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Gary Cooper (1901), Gene Hackman (1930), James Brown (1933), and Jesse Owens (1913). After him are James A. Garfield (1831), Robert F. Kennedy (1925), Edward Thorndike (1874), Brian Wilson (1942), Robert Duvall (1931), and Susan Sarandon (1946).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, 50 Cent ranks 17Before him are Patti Smith (1946), Whitney Houston (1963), Johnny Cash (1932), Barry White (1944), Barbra Streisand (1942), and James Brown (1933). After him are Joe Dassin (1938), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Nina Simone (1933), Stevie Wonder (1950), Eminem (1972), and Ella Fitzgerald (1917).