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Kang Hee-gun (Korean: 강희건; born February 24, 1978), better known by his stage name Gary (Korean: 개리, often spelled as Garie), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. Besides being a solo artist, he is also the rapper and lyricist of the former hip hop duo Leessang. Since their formation in 2002, the group has produced a total of eight albums and had several hits under their belt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary has received more than 174,937 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Gary is the 1,966th most popular singer (down from 1,657th in 2019), the 401st most popular biography from South Korea (down from 287th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Gary ranks 1,966 out of 3,528Before him are Barrett Strong, Stephen Gately, Soraya Arnelas, Shohreh, Porter Wagoner, and Derrick Green. After him are Geoff Tate, Koda Kumi, Bad Bunny, Harry Connick Jr., Vera Brezhneva, and A-Mei.

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Among people born in 1978, Gary ranks 254Before him are Robert Kirkman, Boško Balaban, Benji Gregory, Mike Bryan, Robin Lord Taylor, and Daniella Cicarelli. After him are Hayley Wickenheiser, Devon Sawa, Pavel Datsyuk, Ramūnas Šiškauskas, Hossein Rezazadeh, and Marwan al-Shehhi.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Gary ranks 401 out of 944Before him are Lee Dong-gook (1979), Shin Se-kyung (1990), Hyun Jung-hwa (1969), Kang Ji-hwan (1977), Park Bom (1984), and Heo Sung-tae (1977). After him are Lee Na-young (1979), Kim Da-mi (1995), Chae Jung-an (1977), Jim Lee (1964), Moon Chae-won (1986), and Sung Hoon (1983).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, Gary ranks 42Before him are Seo Kang-joon (1993), CL (1991), Lee Donghae (1986), Eunhyuk (1986), Dahyun (1998), and Park Bom (1984). After him are Kangin (1985), Chaeyoung (1999), Choi Soo-young (1990), Shindong (1985), Wendy (1994), and L (1992).

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