Chad Smith

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Chad Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician who has been the drummer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers since 1988. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Smith is also the drummer of the hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot, formed in 2008, and of the all-instrumental outfit Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats, formed in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chad Smith has received more than 3,457,283 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Chad Smith is the 598th most popular musician (up from 656th in 2019), the 3,134th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,184th in 2019) and the 201st most popular American Musician.

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  • 3.25

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Among musicians, Chad Smith ranks 598 out of 2,675Before him are Jeff Porcaro, Ahmad Jamal, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Wanda Jackson, Chas Chandler, and Tatiana Nikolayeva. After him are Jim Hall, Suzanne Vega, Alan Wilder, Ahmet Ertegun, Vinnie Vincent, and Euronymous.

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Among people born in 1961, Chad Smith ranks 75Before him are Kalpana Chawla, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Jennifer Coolidge, Eric Stoltz, Joan Chen, and Moana Pozzi. After him are David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, Bonnie Hunt, Andy Fletcher, Sergei Aleinikov, Tom Araya, and Ralph Macchio.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chad Smith ranks 3,134 out of 15,968Before him are Jerry Siegel (1914), Ty Cobb (1886), David Janssen (1931), Charles Tilly (1929), Robert H. Jackson (1892), and Michael V. Gazzo (1923). After him are John D. Rockefeller III (1906), Sylvia Miles (1924), Randy Quaid (1950), Doris Hart (1925), Terence McKenna (1946), and Ethel Kennedy (1928).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chad Smith ranks 201Before him are Matt Cameron (1962), Don Henley (1947), Herb Alpert (1935), Jeff Porcaro (1954), Ahmad Jamal (1930), and Wanda Jackson (1937). After him are Jim Hall (1930), Suzanne Vega (1959), Vinnie Vincent (1952), Jimmy Smith (1925), Lee Morgan (1938), and Smokey Robinson (1940).

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