Chris Benoit

1967 - 2007

Chris Benoit

Christopher Michael Benoit (; May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his 22-year career, he worked for numerous promotions including the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Industry journalist Dave Meltzer considered him "one of the top 10, maybe even the top 5, all-time greats".Benoit held 22 championships between WWF/WWE, WCW, NJPW, and ECW. He was a two-time world champion, having been a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time World Heavyweight Champion in WWE; he was booked to win a third world championship at a WWE event on the night of his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Benoit has received more than 9,187,016 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 9.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Chris Benoits by language


Among wrestlers, Chris Benoit ranks 32 out of 562Before him are Bret Hart, George Hackenschmidt, Ivar Johansson, Harley Race, Eddie Guerrero, and Stephanos Christopoulos. After him are Bill Goldberg, Jimmy Snuka, Lou Thesz, Brock Lesnar, Kevin Nash, and Kristjan Palusalu.

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Among people born in 1967, Chris Benoit ranks 79Before him are Henry Ian Cusick, Paul Giamatti, Eddie Guerrero, Mario Cipollini, Lauren Graham, and Néstor Carbonell. After him are Song Kang-ho, Melina Kanakaredes, Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, Marco Giampaolo, Zakk Wylde, and Michel Hazanavicius. Among people deceased in 2007, Chris Benoit ranks 165Before him are Chandra Shekhar, Carl-Henning Pedersen, Jean Stablinski, Sa'dun Hammadi, Christian d'Oriola, and Aloísio Lorscheider. After him are Soe Win, Jim Gray, Isidore Isou, Tosiwo Nakayama, Mariano Gonzalvo, and Maurice Boitel.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Chris Benoit ranks 182 out of 840Before him are John Murray (1841), Eugene Levy (1946), Viola Desmond (1914), Ethel Smith (1907), Igor Gouzenko (1919), and Georges Vézina (1887). After him are Sandra Oh (1971), Alfred Aho (1941), Guy Laliberté (1959), Harold Innis (1894), David Shore (1959), and Shulamith Firestone (1945).

Among WRESTLERS In Canada

Among wrestlers born in Canada, Chris Benoit ranks 2Before him are Bret Hart (1957). After him are Roddy Piper (1954), Edge (1973), Pat Patterson (1941), Owen Hart (1965), Santino Marella (1974), Christian Cage (1973), Trish Stratus (1976), Kevin Owens (1984), Natalya Neidhart (1982), and Bobby Roode (1977).

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