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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 147,528 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gary is the 1,661st most popular singer (down from 1,615th in 2019), the 287th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 175th in 2019) and the 31st most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 54.94

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  • 24

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  • 3.78

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  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Gary ranks 1,661 out of 3,541Before him are Ellie Greenwich, Park Hyung-sik, Tomohisa Yamashita, Graham Parker, Lynsey de Paul, and Jimmy Dean. After him are Ja Rule, Macklemore, June Christy, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Alessia Cara, and Amina Annabi.

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Among people born in 1978, Gary ranks 185Before him are Jeremy Camp, Guy Berryman, AJ McLean, Ali Karimi, Santiago Cabrera, and Charlie Weber. After him are Shy Love, Sverrir Gudnason, Jesse Metcalfe, Eric Moussambani, Mike Bryan, and Justin Wilson.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Gary ranks 287 out of 774Before him are Seo Kang-joon (1993), Taeyang (1988), Nam Joo-hyuk (1994), Lee Donghae (1986), Jung Yu-mi (1983), and Park Hyung-sik (1991). After him are Park Eun-hye (1977), Hwang Jung-eum (1985), Cho Kyu-hyun (1988), Ki Sung-yueng (1989), Claudia Kim (1985), and Kim Bum (1989).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, Gary ranks 31Before him are Seo Taiji (1972), Sunmi (1992), Seo Kang-joon (1993), Taeyang (1988), Lee Donghae (1986), and Park Hyung-sik (1991). After him are Cho Kyu-hyun (1988), Yunho (1986), Eunhyuk (1986), Kim Junsu (1986), Changmin (1988), and Kangin (1985).

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