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Choi Seung-hyun (Korean: 최승현; born November 4, 1987), better known by his stage name T.O.P, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He performed as an underground rapper before joining the record label YG Entertainment and debuted as the lead rapper for the boy band BigBang in 2006. The group became one of the best-selling groups of all-time in Asia and one of the best-selling boy bands in the world. In 2010, while the group was on hiatus, T.O.P and G-Dragon collaborated to release the album, GD & TOP. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of T.O.P has received more than 1,343,987 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). T.O.P is the 6,880th most popular actor (down from 5,682nd in 2019), the 380th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 276th in 2019) and the 161st most popular South Korean Actor.

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  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, T.O.P ranks 6,880 out of 9,996Before him are Yūko Miyamura, Marian Marsh, Angela Visser, Leon Rippy, Bernie Casey, and Charles Farrell. After him are Kevin S. Bright, Go Soo, Rupert Davies, Lynne Frederick, Mekhi Phifer, and Javier Botet.

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Among people born in 1987, T.O.P ranks 140Before him are Jeremain Lens, Youssef El-Arabi, Zhao Liying, Aida Garifullina, Ahn Jae-hyun, and Marianne Vos. After him are Katie Leung, Federico Fazio, Henry Golding, Kamil Stoch, Jung Il-woo, and Oh Yeon-seo.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, T.O.P ranks 380 out of 944Before him are Kim Jae-wook (1983), Cho Kyu-hyun (1988), Seo Kang-joon (1993), Han Hye-jin (1981), CL (1991), and Ahn Jae-hyun (1987). After him are Go Soo (1978), Kim Rae-won (1981), Lee Donghae (1986), Kim Sa-rang (1978), Kim Nam-il (1977), and Kang Ha-neul (1990).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, T.O.P ranks 161Before him are Cho Jin-woong (1976), Harisu (1975), Jang Ja-yeon (1980), Kim Jae-wook (1983), Han Hye-jin (1981), and Ahn Jae-hyun (1987). After him are Go Soo (1978), Kim Rae-won (1981), Kim Sa-rang (1978), Kang Ha-neul (1990), Yeo Jin-goo (1997), and Jung Il-woo (1987).

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