Johnny Mathis

1935 - Today

Photo of Johnny Mathis

Icon of person Johnny Mathis

John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music. Starting his career with singles of standard music, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status and 73 making the Billboard charts. According to Guinness Music writer and charts historian Paul Gambaccini, Mathis has sold over 400 million records worldwide to date, making him the third-biggest selling artist of the 20th century after Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Mathis has received more than 5,753,620 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johnny Mathis is the 930th most popular singer (up from 935th in 2019), the 5,242nd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,913th in 2019) and the 264th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Johnny Mathis by language


Among singers, Johnny Mathis ranks 930 out of 3,541Before him are Mel B, Indila, Rosario Flores, Mango, Aino Ackté, and Sandra Kim. After him are Betty Curtis, Lucho Gatica, Ian Hunter, Sumi Jo, Chiquito de la Calzada, and Nora Brockstedt.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1935, Johnny Mathis ranks 262Before him are Alfrēds Rubiks, Yıldırım Akbulut, Régine Deforges, Gary Peacock, Sandy Koufax, and Fernando del Paso. After him are Oscar Panno, Ben Vautier, Victor J. Stenger, Mohammed Basindawa, Lee Hoi-chang, and Rosenda Monteros.

Others Born in 1935

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Mathis ranks 5,242 out of 15,968Before him are Chris Jericho (1970), Ben Adams (1890), Ray Romano (1957), Grant Imahara (1970), Leigh Brackett (1915), and E. B. White (1899). After him are Lesley Ann Warren (1946), Jason Becker (1969), Mary Kenneth Keller (1913), Steve Harvey (1957), Jason Segel (1980), and Eddie Lawson (1958).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Johnny Mathis ranks 264Before him are Ann Wilson (1950), LL Cool J (1968), Melanie (1947), Koko Taylor (1928), Lil Peep (1996), and Adrian Belew (1949). After him are Little Walter (1930), Xzibit (1974), Lizzo (1988), Beth Hart (1972), Boz Scaggs (1944), and Roy Eldridge (1911).

Twitter Activity