Courtney Love

1964 - Today

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Courtney Michelle Love (née Harrison; born July 9, 1964) is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and actress. A figure in the alternative and grunge scenes of the 1990s, her career has spanned four decades. She rose to prominence as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Hole, which she formed in 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Courtney Love has received more than 16,737,795 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Courtney Love is the 194th most popular singer (up from 210th in 2019), the 1,261st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,351st in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Singer.

Courtney Love is most famous for being the widow of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Courtney Loves by language

Over the past year Courtney Love has had the most page views in the with 2,296,928 views, followed by Spanish (251,151), and French (218,520). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (358.54%), Urdu (127.53%), and Macedonian (96.57%)


Among singers, Courtney Love ranks 194 out of 4,381Before her are Umberto Tozzi, Ajda Pekkan, Eduard Khil, Mario Lanza, Otis Redding, and Bob Geldof. After her are Kyu Sakamoto, Zucchero Fornaciari, Eric Burdon, Udo Jürgens, Viktor Tsoi, and Alessandro Moreschi.

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Among people born in 1964, Courtney Love ranks 35Before her are Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Guillermo del Toro, Tom Morello, Ernesto Valverde, and Lenny Kravitz. After her are Gitanas Nausėda, Famke Janssen, Andy Serkis, Mehriban Aliyeva, Dražen Petrović, and Oleksandr Turchynov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Courtney Love ranks 1,261 out of 20,380Before her are James Irwin (1930), Mike Shinoda (1977), Tecumseh (1768), Jaco Pastorius (1951), Otis Redding (1941), and Phil Hill (1927). After her are George Whipple (1878), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Scott Glenn (1939), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), and Kirstie Alley (1951).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Courtney Love ranks 65Before her are Tom Morello (1964), Little Richard (1932), John Denver (1943), Taylor Swift (1989), Mario Lanza (1921), and Otis Redding (1941). After her are Anastacia (1968), Dionne Warwick (1940), Ben E. King (1938), Mahalia Jackson (1911), Dr. Dre (1965), and Britney Spears (1981).