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Cher ( SHAIR; born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, actress, and television personality. Often referred to by the media as the "Goddess of Pop", she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry. She is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice, for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment and for adopting a variety of styles and appearances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cher has received more than 41,197,617 page views. Her biography is available in 99 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). Cher is the 7th most popular singer (down from 4th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from United States (down from 34th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Singer.

Cher is most famous for her music and her acting career.

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  • 41M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 79.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 99

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Cher ranks 7 out of 4,381Before her are Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, Mick Jagger, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, and Maria Callas. After her are Luciano Pavarotti, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Toto Cutugno, Charles Aznavour, Tina Turner, and Julio Iglesias.

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Among people born in 1946, Cher ranks 5Before her are Donald Trump, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, and Freddie Mercury. After her are George W. Bush, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Sonia Gandhi, Bill Clinton, Alan Rickman, Demis Roussos, and Ted Bundy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cher ranks 50 out of 20,380Before her are F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), Mark Twain (1835), Zodiac Killer (1940), Maria Callas (1923), and Bernie Sanders (1941). After her are Clint Eastwood (1930), Wallis Simpson (1896), Al Gore (1948), Joseph Smith (1805), Andy Warhol (1928), and Howard Hughes (1905).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Cher ranks 5Before her are Elvis Presley (1935), Aretha Franklin (1942), Janis Joplin (1943), and Maria Callas (1923). After her are Tina Turner (1939), Frank Sinatra (1915), Jim Morrison (1943), Joan Baez (1941), Tupac Shakur (1971), Patti Smith (1946), and Whitney Houston (1963).