New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Cliff Richard

1940 - Today

Photo of Cliff Richard

Icon of person Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb; 14 October 1940) is an English singer who holds both British and Barbadian citizenship. He has total sales of over 21.5 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.Richard was originally marketed as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the style of Presley and Little Richard. With his backing group, the Shadows, he dominated the British popular music scene in the pre-Beatles period of the late 1950s to early 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Richard has received more than 7,605,973 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Cliff Richard is the 135th most popular musician (down from 114th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from India (down from 61st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Indian Musician.

Cliff Richard is most famous for being a singer. He has been singing since the 1950s and has had many hits on the charts.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cliff Richards by language


Among musicians, Cliff Richard ranks 135 out of 2,662Before him are Roger Glover, Quincy Jones, Mariss Jansons, Ray Manzarek, James Last, and Compay Segundo. After him are Ice-T, David Guetta, Itzhak Perlman, Lionel Richie, Dizzy Gillespie, and Ike Turner.

Most Popular Musicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1940, Cliff Richard ranks 52Before him are George A. Romero, Mario Andretti, Nancy Sinatra, Thomas Harris, Stuart Sutcliffe, and Tarō Asō. After him are Tom Jones, Nancy Pelosi, Denis Law, James Cromwell, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Vicente Fernández.

Others Born in 1940

Go to all Rankings

In India

Among people born in India, Cliff Richard ranks 85 out of 1,493Before him are Lata Mangeshkar (1929), Ajatashatru (-500), Ramana Maharshi (1879), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Sher Shah Suri (1486), and Vātsyāyana (300). After him are Tukaram (1608), Sarojini Naidu (1879), Nathuram Godse (1910), Gerald Durrell (1925), Mahākāśyapa (-550), and Satyendra Nath Bose (1894).

Among MUSICIANS In India

Among musicians born in India, Cliff Richard ranks 3Before him are Amir Khusrow (1253) and Ravi Shankar (1920). After him are Pete Best (1941), Ram Narayan (1927), Tansen (1493), Bismillah Khan (1916), Barry Hay (1948), Christian Zacharias (1950), Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938), Ilaiyaraaja (1943), and Trilok Gurtu (1951).