Jeanette MacDonald

1903 - 1965

Photo of Jeanette MacDonald

Icon of person Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade, Love Me Tonight, The Merry Widow and One Hour With You) and Nelson Eddy (Naughty Marietta, Rose-Marie, and Maytime). During the 1930s and 1940s she starred in 29 feature films, four nominated for Best Picture Oscars (The Love Parade, One Hour with You, Naughty Marietta and San Francisco), and recorded extensively, earning three gold records. She later appeared in opera, concerts, radio, and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanette MacDonald has received more than 1,025,518 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jeanette MacDonald is the 1,232nd most popular singer (down from 1,141st in 2019), the 6,749th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,910th in 2019) and the 343rd most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jeanette MacDonalds by language


Among singers, Jeanette MacDonald ranks 1,232 out of 3,541Before her are Zack de la Rocha, Mick Hucknall, Shirley Horn, Richard Hell, Alexandra Stan, and Nunzio Gallo. After her are Kathleen Battle, Brian Hyland, Betty Carter, Alexander Kipnis, Sergei Lemeshev, and Oleg Bryjak.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1903, Jeanette MacDonald ranks 233Before her are Doca, Ferdinand Adams, Otto von Porat, George Koltanowski, M. King Hubbert, and Bernard Leene. After her are Helena Nordheim, Olav Sunde, Diógenes Lara, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Elisha Cook Jr., and Ali Sastroamidjojo. Among people deceased in 1965, Jeanette MacDonald ranks 153Before her are Bill Black, William Petersson, Harry Babcock, Jacques Audiberti, Ethel Thomson Larcombe, and Giorgio Zampori. After her are Edgar Barth, Frances Perkins, Geoffrey de Havilland, Teodor Koskenniemi, Tadd Dameron, and Lorraine Hansberry.

Others Born in 1903

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1965

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeanette MacDonald ranks 6,749 out of 15,968Before her are Memphis Minnie (1897), Daniel Johnston (1961), Samuel Eliot Morison (1887), Tera Patrick (1976), Dominique Dunne (1959), and Horace Mann (1796). After her are Carl Laemmle Jr. (1908), Kathleen Battle (1948), David Wayne (1914), Sereno Watson (1826), Arthur Laffer (1940), and James Gray (1969).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jeanette MacDonald ranks 343Before her are Anita Bryant (1940), Little Eva (1943), Jello Biafra (1958), Zack de la Rocha (1970), Shirley Horn (1934), and Richard Hell (1949). After her are Kathleen Battle (1948), Brian Hyland (1943), Betty Carter (1929), Norman Greenbaum (1942), Gloria Jones (1945), and Mary Ford (1924).