Dolly Parton

1946 - Today

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Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and philanthropist, known primarily for her decades-long career in country music. Widely considered to be one of the top cultural icons in American history, after achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolly Parton has received more than 40,966,460 page views. Her biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Dolly Parton is the 115th most popular singer (down from 112th in 2019), the 661st most popular biography from United States (up from 724th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Singer.

Dolly Parton is most famous for her singing career. She is also a songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 41M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 79

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dolly Partons by language

Over the past year Dolly Parton has had the most page views in the with 6,456,963 views, followed by German (336,298), and Spanish (222,980). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (631.58%), Uzbek (182.94%), and Lombard (139.45%)


Among singers, Dolly Parton ranks 115 out of 4,381Before her are Gloria Estefan, Nina Hagen, Marie Fredriksson, Ariana Grande, Domenico Modugno, and Sandra. After her are Mina, Laura Branigan, Constanze Mozart, Eros Ramazzotti, Mercedes Sosa, and Kenny Rogers.

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Among people born in 1946, Dolly Parton ranks 60Before her are Marina Abramović, Charles Dance, Thongloun Sisoulith, Tim Curry, Barry Gibb, and Dragan Džajić. After her are Naoto Kan, Sally Field, Bolo Yeung, Danny Glover, Tansu Çiller, and Berti Vogts.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dolly Parton ranks 661 out of 20,380Before her are John Glenn (1921), Billy Graham (1918), Joe Louis (1914), Martin Lewis Perl (1927), Michael Crichton (1942), and James Rainwater (1917). After her are George Peppard (1928), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Bill Bixby (1934), David Copperfield (1956), Laura Branigan (1952), and Colin Powell (1937).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Dolly Parton ranks 43Before her are Steven Tyler (1948), Harry Belafonte (1927), Roy Orbison (1936), Glen Campbell (1936), Art Garfunkel (1941), and Ariana Grande (1993). After her are Laura Branigan (1952), Kenny Rogers (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), and John Lee Hooker (1917).