Joan Jett

1958 - Today

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Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin, September 22, 1958) is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer, and actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and for earlier founding and performing with the Runaways, which recorded and released the hit song "Cherry Bomb". With The Blackhearts, Jett is known for her rendition of the song "I Love Rock 'n Roll" which was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Jett has received more than 8,719,237 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Joan Jett is the 654th most popular musician (up from 664th in 2019), the 3,343rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,236th in 2019) and the 223rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 4.54

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Among musicians, Joan Jett ranks 654 out of 2,675Before her are Bix Beiderbecke, Sam Phillips, Giovanni Sgambati, Nelson Freire, Jörg Demus, and Vasco Rossi. After her are David Knopfler, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Manfred Mann, Fritz Busch, Tommy Lee, and Eric Woolfson.

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Among people born in 1958, Joan Jett ranks 75Before her are Tracey Adams, Rachid Taha, Kais Saied, Paul Di'Anno, Pernilla August, and Alessandro Baricco. After her are Eric Singer, Tita, Ghassan Massoud, Keigo Higashino, Nancy Spungen, and Anatoli Boukreev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan Jett ranks 3,343 out of 15,968Before her are Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Adolphe Menjou (1890), The Miz (1980), Cyrus Vance (1917), Thomas Newman (1955), and Arnold Palmer (1929). After her are John Hughes (1950), Ronald Graham (1935), Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Del Shannon (1934), Annie Proulx (1935), and Stephen Baldwin (1966).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joan Jett ranks 223Before her are Tim Buckley (1947), Charlie Christian (1916), Scott Bradley (1891), Kenny Loggins (1948), Bix Beiderbecke (1903), and Sam Phillips (1923). After her are Charley Patton (1891), Tito Jackson (1953), Eric Singer (1958), GG Allin (1956), Jerry Garcia (1942), and Steven Van Zandt (1950).