Vanilla Ice

1967 - Today

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Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967), known professionally as Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor, and television host. Born in South Dallas, and raised in Texas and South Florida, Ice released his debut album, Hooked, in 1989 on Ichiban Records, before signing a contract with SBK Records, a record label of the EMI Group, which released a reformatted version of the album in 1990 under the title To the Extreme which became the fastest-selling hip hop album of all time and contained Ice's best-known hits: "Ice Ice Baby" and a cover of "Play That Funky Music". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vanilla Ice has received more than 6,809,043 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Vanilla Ice is the 808th most popular singer (up from 844th in 2019), the 4,532nd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,520th in 2019) and the 233rd most popular American Singer.

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  • 33

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  • 4.06

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  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Vanilla Ice ranks 808 out of 3,541Before him are Verka Serduchka, Naná Vasconcelos, Laurel Aitken, Travis Scott, Camillo Felgen, and Ingvar Wixell. After him are Sami Yusuf, Riccardo Fogli, Dr. John, Gregg Allman, Michael Bublé, and The Weeknd.

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Among people born in 1967, Vanilla Ice ranks 104Before him are Michel Hazanavicius, Tom Hollander, Mamoru Hosoda, Etgar Keret, Aleksandar Đorđević, and Olafur Eliasson. After him are Takehito Koyasu, Layne Staley, Satya Nadella, Keith Urban, Benny Benassi, and Basile Boli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Vanilla Ice ranks 4,532 out of 15,968Before him are Osceola (1804), George Duke (1946), Ed Begley (1901), Grace Park (1974), Robert Prosky (1930), and Doug Clifford (1945). After him are James Redfield (1950), Jerry Lucas (1940), William D. Leahy (1875), Ed O'Ross (1949), Dr. John (1941), and Gregg Allman (1947).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Vanilla Ice ranks 233Before him are Randy Crawford (1952), Jimmie Rodgers (1897), Richard Carpenter (1946), Johnny "Guitar" Watson (1935), Tammi Terrell (1945), and Travis Scott (1991). After him are Dr. John (1941), Gregg Allman (1947), Phil Anselmo (1968), Dennis Frederiksen (1951), Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), and Bill Medley (1940).

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