Chubby Checker

1941 - Today

Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American rock 'n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularizing many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters' R&B hit "The Twist" and the Pony with hit "Pony Time". In September 2008, "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chubby Checker has received more than 1,580,086 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 371st most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Chubby Checker ranks 372 out of 3,001Before him are Janet Jackson, Youssou N'Dour, Evert Taube, Karen Carpenter, Howlin' Wolf, and Marian Gold. After him are Malena Ernman, Muslim Magomayev, Sabah, Barry Manilow, King Diamond, and Thalía.

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Among people born in 1941, Chubby Checker ranks 126Before him are Gunpei Yokoi, Adrian Lyne, Dr. John, Beau Bridges, Sérgio Mendes, and Karl Barry Sharpless. After him are Maurice White, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Robert Forster, Mircea Snegur, Sigmar Polke, and Philippe Honoré.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chubby Checker ranks 2,159 out of 12,171Before him are Anna Moffo (1932), Van Heflin (1908), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Paul Ryan (1970), and Steven Soderbergh (1963). After him are Damon Wayans (1960), Zac Efron (1987), Billy Zane (1966), David Baltimore (1938), Frank Zane (1942), and Fran Drescher (1957).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Chubby Checker ranks 114Before him are Eazy-E (1964), Dr. John (1941), Kanye West (1977), Janet Jackson (1966), Karen Carpenter (1950), and Howlin' Wolf (1910). After him are Barry Manilow (1943), Bill Withers (1938), R. Kelly (1967), Lee Hazlewood (1929), Miley Cyrus (1992), and Pinetop Perkins (1913).