Godfrey Gao

1984 - 2019

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Godfrey Gao (Chinese: 高以翔; pinyin: Gāo Yǐxiáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko Í-siông; 22 September 1984 – 27 November 2019) was a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor. Described as Asia's first male supermodel, Gao was the first male Asian model to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Godfrey Gao has received more than 2,588,969 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Godfrey Gao is the 111th most popular model (down from 95th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Taiwan (down from 47th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Taiwanese Model.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Godfrey Gaos by language

Over the past year Godfrey Gao has had the most page views in the with 168,906 views, followed by English (155,074), and Spanish (8,750). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Classical Chinese (628.70%), Min Nan (53.42%), and Simple English (53.21%)


Among models, Godfrey Gao ranks 111 out of 313Before him are Sylvie Meis, Zdeňka Podkapová, Noémie Lenoir, Beau Garrett, Alyssa Sutherland, and Emma Heming Willis. After him are Elly Akira, Clara Morgane, Kyla Cole, Sasha Luss, Ana Beatriz Barros, and Marica Hase.

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Among people born in 1984, Godfrey Gao ranks 175Before him are Maxim Martsinkevich, Gilles Simon, Dustin Brown, Walter Gargano, Luke Grimes, and Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira. After him are Loredana Dinu, Luc Abalo, Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Birce Akalay, Han Geng, and Aslı Enver. Among people deceased in 2019, Godfrey Gao ranks 522Before him are Joseph Pilato, Thomas Shardelow, Julie Gibson, Erik Hartsuiker, Pablo Larios, and Sándor Sára. After him are Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Juan José Muñante, Sprent Dabwido, Phil Masinga, Robert Ouko, and John Singleton.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Godfrey Gao ranks 58 out of 116Before him are Hsieh Su-wei (1986), Richie Jen (1966), Audrey Tang (1981), A-Mei (1972), Barbie Hsu (1976), and Tsai Chih-chung (1948). After him are Chou Tzu-yu (1999), Sean Chen (1949), Kobe Tai (1972), Charlie Yeung (1974), Vic Chou (1981), and Wu Bai (1968).

Among MODELS In Taiwan

Among models born in Taiwan, Godfrey Gao ranks 2Before him are Lin Chi-ling (1974).