Josh Klinghoffer

1979 - Today

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Josh Adam Klinghoffer (born October 3, 1979) is an American musician best known for being the guitarist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers from 2009 to 2019, with whom he recorded two studio albums, I'm with You (2011) and The Getaway (2016), and the B-sides compilation I'm Beside You (2013). Klinghoffer took the place of his friend and frequent collaborator John Frusciante in 2009, after a period as a touring member. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josh Klinghoffer has received more than 4,272,112 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Josh Klinghoffer is the 1,847th most popular musician (down from 1,535th in 2019), the 9,364th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,671st in 2019) and the 710th most popular American Musician.

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  • 44.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

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  • 4.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Josh Klinghoffer ranks 1,847 out of 3,175Before him are Shannon Leto, Richard Davis, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Damian Marley, Matt Bellamy, and Topper Headon. After him are Garrick Ohlsson, Dave Mason, Kim Kashkashian, Leslie Bricusse, Stefan Schwarzmann, and Mick Abrahams.

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Among people born in 1979, Josh Klinghoffer ranks 156Before him are Rachelle Lefevre, Pete Doherty, Andy van der Meyde, Arpad Sterbik, Christian Lindner, and Elizabeth Gutiérrez. After him are Mickaël Landreau, Brandon Routh, Sarah Polley, Martin Petrov, Julien Escudé, and Christijan Albers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Josh Klinghoffer ranks 9,364 out of 20,380Before him are Guy Siner (1947), Kim Delaney (1961), Chris Burden (1946), Frank Fetter (1863), Dave Filoni (1974), and Danny Sullivan (1950). After him are John Henry Twachtman (1853), Jim Backus (1913), Garrick Ohlsson (1948), Fay McKenzie (1918), Art Mollner (1912), and James Skivring Smith (1825).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Josh Klinghoffer ranks 710Before him are Lynn Harrell (1944), Robert Levin (1947), Alan Jay Lerner (1918), Shannon Leto (1970), Richard Davis (1930), and Lil Hardin Armstrong (1898). After him are Garrick Ohlsson (1948), Kim Kashkashian (1952), Doug Yule (1947), Danny Carey (1961), Buddy Miles (1947), and Dickey Betts (1943).