Bobby Kimball

1947 - Today

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Robert Troy Kimball (born March 29, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter best known as the original and longtime frontman of the rock band Toto from 1977 to 1984 and again from 1998 to 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Kimball has received more than 831,686 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Bobby Kimball is the 526th most popular singer (down from 469th in 2019), the 3,078th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,635th in 2019) and the 156th most popular American Singer.

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  • 64.19

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  • 22

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  • 4.65

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  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Bobby Kimball ranks 526 out of 3,541. Before him are Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, Lana Del Rey, Kathleen Ferrier, Alexis Korner, Juan Gabriel, and Gino Paoli. After him are Wilson Pickett, Brenda Lee, Alan Stivell, José van Dam, Halsey, and Julian Lennon.

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Among people born in 1947, Bobby Kimball ranks 178Before him are Noritaka Hidaka, Mitch Mitchell, Nick Castle, Larry David, Gunnar Staalesen, and Don Henley. After him are Bryan Brown, Deborah Lipstadt, Jean-Yves Le Drian, H. Robert Horvitz, Alan Guth, and Gerhard Ludwig Müller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Kimball ranks 3,078 out of 15,968. Before him are Sun Ra (1914), Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906), Michael Rosbash (1944), Eric Stoltz (1961), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1909), and David Ausubel (1918). After him are Wilson Pickett (1941), Herb Alpert (1935), Jeff Porcaro (1954), Evelyn McHale (1923), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), and Brenda Lee (1944).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bobby Kimball ranks 156Before him are Don McLean (1945), Emmylou Harris (1947), Big Mama Thornton (1926), Mos Def (1973), KRS-One (1965), and Lana Del Rey (1985). After him are Wilson Pickett (1941), Brenda Lee (1944), Halsey (1994), Kevin Federline (1978), LP (1981), and Jennifer Rush (1960).