John Layfield

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John Charles Layfield (born November 29, 1966), better known by the ring name John "Bradshaw" Layfield (abbreviated JBL), is an American businessman, television personality, and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE. Layfield is currently a financial commentator featured regularly on Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. He is also employed by Northeast Securities as its Senior Vice President.Layfield rose to prominence in WWE (then the World Wrestling Federation, WWF) during its Attitude Era under the ring name Bradshaw, during which time he became a three-time WWF Tag Team Champion with Ron "Faarooq" Simmons as part of the Acolytes Protection Agency (APA). In 2004, the APA separated and Layfield was rebranded as JBL – a wealthy, big mouthed businessman – based on Layfield's real-life accomplishments as a stock market investor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Layfield has received more than 3,208,853 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Layfield is the 125th most popular wrestler (down from 109th in 2019), the 7,479th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,145th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Wrestler.

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  • 57.11

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  • 33

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  • 2.83

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  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, John Layfield ranks 125 out of 703Before him are Gorilla Monsoon, Superstar Billy Graham, Zakaria Chihab, Paul Heyman, Yrjö Saarela, and Kamala. After him are Shinobu Sekine, Tevfik Kış, Big Van Vader, Asuka, Petar Kirov, and Stephanie McMahon.

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Among people born in 1966, John Layfield ranks 213Before him are Tihomir Orešković, Kristin Otto, Karyn Parsons, Omar Souleyman, Eva LaRue, and Najwa Karam. After him are Michelle Akers, Wataru Takagi, Suleyman Kerimov, Kaoru Kakinami, Rodney Mullen, and Marian Lupu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Layfield ranks 7,479 out of 15,968Before him are David Margulies (1937), Mort Walker (1923), Ronnie Spector (1943), Big Walter Horton (1921), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), and Alfonso Ribeiro (1971). After him are Rogers Hornsby (1896), John Norton (1893), Richie Ramone (1957), Tenskwatawa (1775), Mark Eaton (1957), and David LaChapelle (1963).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, John Layfield ranks 56Before him are Big E (1986), Verne Gagne (1926), Gorilla Monsoon (1937), Superstar Billy Graham (1943), Paul Heyman (1965), and Kamala (1950). After him are Big Van Vader (1955), Stephanie McMahon (1976), Lex Luger (1958), Bam Bam Bigelow (1961), Scott Hall (1958), and Curt Hennig (1958).

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