Chad Smith

1961 - Today

Chad Smith

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 3,316,019 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 658th most popular musician.

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  • 3.3M

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  • 50.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chad Smith ranks 658 out of 2,258Before him are Alan Price, Ron McGovney, Diana Krall, Tim Buckley, Tommy Emmanuel, and Jenő Hubay. After him are Bobbejaan Schoepen, Clarence Clemons, Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean, James Taylor, Link Wray, and Salamone Rossi.

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Among people born in 1961, Chad Smith ranks 80Before him are Jennifer Coolidge, Vince Neil, Ralph Macchio, Joan Chen, Jacky Cheung, and Ricky Gervais. After him are Jonas Jonasson, Franky Van der Elst, Andy Fletcher, Christopher Meloni, Tony Rominger, and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chad Smith ranks 3,187 out of 12,171Before him are Margaux Hemingway (1954), Taylor Hackford (1944), Michael Winslow (1958), Kamehameha III (1814), Jeff Fahey (1952), and Sylvia Sidney (1910). After him are Richard Ramirez (1960), Peter MacNicol (1954), Robert Gates (1943), Clarence Clemons (1942), Anne Archer (1947), and David Petraeus (1952).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chad Smith ranks 224Before him are Vinnie Vincent (1952), Kid Ory (1886), James Burton (1939), Michael Stipe (1960), Ron McGovney (1962), and Tim Buckley (1947). After him are Clarence Clemons (1942), James Taylor (1948), Link Wray (1929), Charley Patton (1891), Joan Jett (1958), and Joe Perry (1950).