Richie Sambora

1959 - Today

Richie Sambora

Richard Stephen Sambora (born July 11, 1959) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years. Sambora and lead singer Jon Bon Jovi formed the main songwriting unit for the band. He has also released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town in 1991, Undiscovered Soul in 1998, and Aftermath of the Lowdown released in September 2012.In 2018, Sambora was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Bon Jovi, and reunited with his former bandmates for a performance at the induction ceremony.Sambora recently formed the duo RSO alongside Orianthi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richie Sambora has received more than 3,427,669 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 364th most popular musician.

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  • 32

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  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Richie Sambora ranks 364 out of 2,258Before him are Rezső Seress, Michael Cretu, Michael Schenker, Ginger Baker, Leonardo De Lorenzo, and Steve Hackett. After him are Isao Tomita, Johnny Winter, Archie Shepp, Wayne Shorter, Alan Menken, and Marguerite Long.

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Among people born in 1959, Richie Sambora ranks 41Before him are Ramón Díaz, Morten Harket, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Boyko Borisov, and Luciano Spalletti. After him are Rigoberta Menchú, Anne Hidalgo, Michael P. Anderson, Sam Raimi, Victoria Abril, and Kelly Lynch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richie Sambora ranks 1,923 out of 12,171Before him are Lewis Hine (1874), Chris Cooper (1951), Richard Brautigan (1935), Gary Ridgway (1949), Barbara Bach (1947), and Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919). After him are Kathleen Turner (1954), James Dwight Dana (1813), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Merce Cunningham (1919), Josh Duhamel (1972), and Johnny Winter (1944).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Richie Sambora ranks 109Before him are Eric Carr (1950), Billy Gibbons (1949), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Art Tatum (1909), Lester Young (1909), and Bobby McFerrin (1950). After him are Johnny Winter (1944), Archie Shepp (1937), Wayne Shorter (1933), Alan Menken (1949), Tony Levin (1946), and Wes Montgomery (1923).