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DeShaun Dupree Holton (October 2, 1973 – April 11, 2006), known professionally as Proof, was an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. During his career, he was a member of the groups 5 Elementz, Funky Cowboys, Promatic, Goon Sqwad, and D12. He was a close childhood friend of rapper Eminem, who also lived in Detroit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Proof has received more than 344,734 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Proof is the 4,376th most popular actor (up from 4,455th in 2019), the 6,810th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,759th in 2019) and the 2,143rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Proof ranks 4,376 out of 10,030Before him are Stoyanka Mutafova, John James, Joyce Van Patten, Pia Degermark, Anita Page, and Tyler Posey. After him are Marin Hinkle, Crystal Reed, Roscoe Lee Browne, Jang Na-ra, Jason Beghe, and Richard Portnow.

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Among people born in 1973, Proof ranks 169Before him are Marco Delvecchio, Tom Wlaschiha, Karen Lancaume, Kevin Feige, Damien Rice, and Jan Magnussen. After him are John Dolmayan, Tomáš Galásek, Barret Oliver, James Haven, Claudio Reyna, and Steven Ogg. Among people deceased in 2006, Proof ranks 234Before him are Jeane Kirkpatrick, Tihomir Ognjanov, Ondina Valla, Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Valentin Muratov, and Teresa Ciepły. After him are Rajkumar, Lyuben Berov, S. Yizhar, Georges Stuber, Jane Wyatt, and Nel van Vliet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Proof ranks 6,810 out of 15,968Before him are Bob Weinstein (1954), Tyler Posey (1991), Warren Farrell (1943), Ray Parker Jr. (1954), Hannah Van Buren (1783), and Jon Turteltaub (1963). After him are Lewis Teague (1938), Crystal Reed (1985), Dave Navarro (1967), Roscoe Lee Browne (1922), Jason Beghe (1960), and Mary Ford (1924).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Proof ranks 2,143Before him are Polly Holliday (1937), Robert Young (1907), John James (1956), Joyce Van Patten (1934), Anita Page (1910), and Tyler Posey (1991). After him are Crystal Reed (1985), Roscoe Lee Browne (1922), Jason Beghe (1960), Richard Portnow (1947), Sidney Blackmer (1895), and Florence Lee (1888).

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