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Michael Peter Balzary (born 16 October 1962), known professionally as Flea, is an Australian-born American musician and actor. He is a founding member and bassist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Flea was born in Melbourne, Victoria; his family moved to Rye, New York, when he was four. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Flea has received more than 3,045,772 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Flea is the 441st most popular musician (down from 428th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Australia (down from 54th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Australian Musician.

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  • 46

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  • 4.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Flea ranks 441 out of 2,675Before him are Franco Battiato, Gerry Mulligan, Peter Schreier, Tansen, Dee Dee Ramone, and Grigory Sokolov. After him are Randy Rhoads, Jason Newsted, Bronisław Huberman, Jermaine Jackson, Leonardo De Lorenzo, and Van Cliburn.

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Among people born in 1962, Flea ranks 48Before him are Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Viktor Tsoi, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Andreas Köpke, and Aleksandr Dugin. After him are Takashi Murakami, Dino Merlin, Alessandra Mussolini, John Stockton, Jorge Burruchaga, and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Flea ranks 55 out of 790Before him are David Helfgott (1947), Jonathan Hyde (1948), Raymond Dart (1893), Phil Rudd (1954), Thomas Keneally (1935), and Barry Marshall (1951). After him are Macfarlane Burnet (1899), Michael Hutchence (1960), John Newcombe (1944), Rhonda Byrne (1945), Ken Rosewall (1934), and Peter Norman (1942).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Flea ranks 5Before him are Lisa Gerrard (1961), Nick Cave (1957), David Helfgott (1947), and Phil Rudd (1954). After him are Michael Hutchence (1960), Sia (1975), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Colin Burgess (1946), John Williams (1941), Daevid Allen (1938), and Mark Evans (1956).

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