Misty Copeland

1982 - Today

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Misty Danielle Copeland (born September 10, 1982) is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.Copeland was considered a prodigy who rose to stardom despite not starting ballet until the age of 13. Two years later, in 1998, her ballet teachers, who were serving as her custodial guardians, and her mother, fought a custody battle over her. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Misty Copeland has received more than 4,342,012 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Misty Copeland is the 97th most popular dancer, the 16,207th most popular biography from United States and the 15th most popular Dancer.

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  • 21

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  • 1.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among dancers, Misty Copeland ranks 97 out of 76Before her are Polina Semionova, Rozonda Thomas, Melody Thornton, Ulyana Lopatkina, Wade Robson, and Darcey Bussell.

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Among people born in 1982, Misty Copeland ranks 857Before her are Alexandre Alphonse, Andriy Stadnik, Marcel Sieberg, Matthew Mercer, Paul Joseph Watson, and Agbani Darego. After her are Ester Dean, Waldo Ponce, Erik von Detten, Matthew McNulty, Example, and Emese Szász-Kovács.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Misty Copeland ranks 16,207 out of 18,182Before her are Marissa Jaret Winokur (1973), Sean Maher (1975), Bubba Watson (1978), Amy Mainzer (1974), Garrett Clayton (1991), and Omar Gooding (1976). After her are Ester Dean (1982), Ben Sasse (1972), Darren Collison (1987), Cori Gauff (2004), David Archuleta (1990), and Isaiah Canaan (1991).

Among DANCERS In United States

Among dancers born in United States, Misty Copeland ranks 15Before her are Katherine Dunham (1909), Frankie Manning (1914), Twyla Tharp (1941), Agnes de Mille (1905), Rozonda Thomas (1971), and Melody Thornton (1984).

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