Tina Turner

1939 - 2023

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Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939 – May 24, 2023) was a singer, songwriter, and actress. Known as the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll", she rose to prominence as the lead singer of the husband-wife duo Ike & Tina Turner before launching a successful career as a solo performer. Turner began her musical career with her future husband Ike Turner's band, the Kings of Rhythm, in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tina Turner has received more than 38,943,473 page views. Her biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Tina Turner is the 12th most popular singer (down from 11th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from United States (down from 87th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Singer.

Tina Turner is most famous for her work as a singer, dancer, actress, and author. She has won eight Grammy Awards and sold more than 200 million records worldwide.

Memorability Metrics

  • 39M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 96

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Tina Turner ranks 12 out of 4,381Before her are Maria Callas, Cher, Luciano Pavarotti, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Toto Cutugno, and Charles Aznavour. After her are Julio Iglesias, David Bowie, Dalida, Adriano Celentano, Frank Sinatra, and Jim Morrison.

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Among people born in 1939, Tina Turner ranks 3Before her are Lee Harvey Oswald, and Ali Khamenei. After her are Terence Hill, Ian McKellen, Francis Ford Coppola, Stanislav Petrov, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Amos Oz, Amanda Lear, Reuven Rivlin, and Giovanni Falcone. Among people deceased in 2023, Tina Turner ranks 5Before her are Henry Kissinger, Silvio Berlusconi, Milan Kundera, and Toto Cutugno. After her are Gina Lollobrigida, Jeff Beck, Michael Gambon, Constantine II of Greece, Bobby Charlton, Jane Birkin, and Yevgeny Prigozhin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tina Turner ranks 89 out of 20,380Before her are Larry Ellison (1944), John D. Rockefeller (1839), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Charles Manson (1934), and Grace Hopper (1906). After her are Louis Armstrong (1901), Samuel Morse (1791), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Jeff Bezos (1964), Vince McMahon (1945), and Gerald Ford (1913).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Tina Turner ranks 6Before her are Elvis Presley (1935), Aretha Franklin (1942), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), and Cher (1946). After her are Frank Sinatra (1915), Jim Morrison (1943), Joan Baez (1941), Tupac Shakur (1971), Patti Smith (1946), and Whitney Houston (1963).