Big John Studd

1948 - 1995

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John William Minton (February 19, 1948 – March 20, 1995) was an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Big John Studd. Studd is best known for his appearances with the World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation in the 1970s and 1980s.Studd held a number of championships over his career, including the NWA American Heavyweight Championship, NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship, and WWF World Tag Team Championship, and was the winner of the 1989 Royal Rumble. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Big John Studd has received more than 1,503,438 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Big John Studd is the 105th most popular wrestler (down from 89th in 2019), the 7,009th most popular biography from United States and the 42nd most popular American Wrestler.

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  • 19

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  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Big John Studd ranks 105 out of 703Before him are Yokozuna, Jorge González, Sgt. Slaughter, Verner Weckman, Mark Henry, and Booker T. After him are Mohamed Ali Rashwan, Mick Foley, Dave Finlay, The Fabulous Moolah, Shota Chochishvili, and Mr. Fuji.

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Among people born in 1948, Big John Studd ranks 400Before him are Josef Ackermann, Lindsay Crouse, Ylli Bufi, Anthony Andrews, Charles Maung Bo, and Avery Brooks. After him are Nana Jorjadze, Rudy Tomjanovich, Tom Coburn, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, Hans Aabech, and Ernst Jean-Joseph. Among people deceased in 1995, Big John Studd ranks 217Before him are Víctor Ugarte, Stephen Spender, Karel Píč, Elisha Cook Jr., Hideko Maehata, and István Bárány. After him are George Woodcock, Riccardo Carapellese, Giorgio Bocchino, Edmondo Fabbri, Phil Harris, and Nida Senff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Big John Studd ranks 7,009 out of 15,968Before him are Elle Fanning (1998), Donald Wuerl (1940), Gilbert Strang (1934), Mary Browne (1891), Avery Brooks (1948), and Kevin Alejandro (1976). After him are 6ix9ine (1996), Joe Dumars (1963), Patricia Wettig (1951), Missy Elliott (1971), Lawrence Bender (1957), and Nicholle Tom (1978).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Big John Studd ranks 42Before him are Paul Bearer (1954), A.J. Styles (1977), Yokozuna (1966), Sgt. Slaughter (1948), Mark Henry (1971), and Booker T (1965). After him are Mick Foley (1965), The Fabulous Moolah (1923), Mr. Fuji (1934), Jimmy Hart (1943), Bubba Ray Dudley (1971), and King Kong Bundy (1955).