Tony Alva

1957 - Today

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Tony Alva (born September 2, 1957) is an American skateboarder, entrepreneur, and musician. He was a pioneer of vertical skateboarding and one of the original members of the Zephyr Competition Skateboarding Team, also known as the Z-Boys. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Alva has received more than 1,352,332 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tony Alva is the 2,450th most popular musician (down from 2,077th in 2019), the 13,285th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,859th in 2019) and the 1,015th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tony Alvas by language

Over the past year Tony Alva has had the most page views in the with 153,715 views, followed by Spanish (12,095), and French (5,751). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (65.63%), Spanish (61.53%), and Arabic (49.81%)


Among musicians, Tony Alva ranks 2,450 out of 3,175Before him are Ginger Fish, Bruce Fairbairn, Randy Jackson, Earl Palmer, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and DJ Sammy. After him are Sylvain Sylvain, Ana Vidović, Sander van Doorn, Perry Farrell, Tom Robinson, and Sébastien Tellier.

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Among people born in 1957, Tony Alva ranks 626Before him are Juan Carlos Arteche, Hideaki Tomiyama, Michael Foale, Tim Bevan, Aleksandr Lazutkin, and Elena Donaldson-Akhmilovskaya. After him are Frederico Rosa, Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet, Tim Kring, Kyle Secor, Jan Jałocha, and Valer Toma.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tony Alva ranks 13,285 out of 20,380Before him are Michael Fincke (1967), Walter Mosley (1952), Vincent Canby (1924), John Tooby (1952), Harry Solter (1873), and Steve Antin (1958). After him are Donald Henderson (1928), Marj Dusay (1936), Charles Adkins (1932), Michael Barratt (1959), Nancy J. Currie-Gregg (1958), and Mary Ann Mobley (1937).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tony Alva ranks 1,015Before him are Will Hunt (1971), Brett Gurewitz (1962), Ginger Fish (1965), Randy Jackson (1956), Earl Palmer (1924), and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (1922). After him are Perry Farrell (1959), Stan Bush (1953), Jeff Young (1962), Dorothy Fields (1904), Don Was (1952), and Ray Luzier (1970).