New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



1969 - 2016

Photo of Chyna

Icon of person Chyna

Chyna (born Joan Marie Laurer; December 27, 1969 – April 17, 2016) was an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder and television personality. She first rose to prominence in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1997, where she was billed as "The Ninth Wonder of the World" (André the Giant was already billed as the eighth). A founding member of the stable D-Generation X as the promotion's first female enforcer, she held the WWF Intercontinental Championship (the only female performer to do so) thrice and the WWF Women's Championship once. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chyna has received more than 15,455,814 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Chyna is the 11th most popular wrestler (up from 141st in 2019), the 1,594th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,078th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Chynas by language


Among wrestlers, Chyna ranks 11 out of 700Before her are John Cena, Aleksandr Karelin, Masahiko Kimura, Antonio Inoki, Anton Geesink, and Dave Bautista. After her are Rocky Johnson, The Undertaker, Aleksandr Medved, Ric Flair, Ivan Poddubny, and Bruno Sammartino.

Most Popular Wrestlers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1969, Chyna ranks 25Before her are Antonio Conte, Wes Anderson, Leonardo Araújo, Mariah Carey, Dave Bautista, and Kersti Kaljulaid. After her are Jack Black, Norman Reedus, Peter Dinklage, Tiësto, Matthew Perry, and PJ Harvey. Among people deceased in 2016, Chyna ranks 79Before her are Iolanda Balaș, Michal Kováč, Marvin Minsky, Walter Kohn, Michel Butor, and Edgar Mitchell. After her are Yasuo Takamori, Thomas Schelling, David Hamilton, Corry Brokken, Edward Albee, and Seymour Papert.

Others Born in 1969

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2016

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Chyna ranks 1,594 out of 18,182Before her are Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Edgar Mitchell (1930), George Clinton (1739), Steve McCurry (1950), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), and R. L. Stine (1943). After her are Ed White (1930), Cy Twombly (1928), Sterling Hayden (1916), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Ralph Bellamy (1904), and Raoul Walsh (1887).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Chyna ranks 4Before her are Hulk Hogan (1953), John Cena (1977), and Dave Bautista (1969). After her are The Undertaker (1965), Ric Flair (1949), Eddie Guerrero (1967), Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964), Triple H (1969), The Miz (1980), Randy Savage (1952), and Brock Lesnar (1977).

Twitter Activity