Vicente Fernández

1940 - Today

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Vicente "Chente" Fernández Gómez (born 17 February 1940) is a Mexican retired singer, actor, and film producer. Nicknamed "El Charro de Huentitán" (The Charro from Huentitán), "El Ídolo de México" (The Mexico's Idol), and "El Rey de la Música Ranchera" (The King of Ranchera Music), Fernández started his career as a busker, and has since become a cultural icon, recording more than 50 albums and contributing to more than 30 films. His repertoire consists of rancheras and other Mexican classics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vicente Fernández has received more than 2,226,787 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Vicente Fernández is the 288th most popular singer (up from 293rd in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 64th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Singer.

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  • 26

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  • 2.18

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  • 3.51

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Among singers, Vicente Fernández ranks 288 out of 3,541Before him are Anastacia, Beyoncé, Selena, Dusty Springfield, Asmahan, and Renata Scotto. After him are Cab Calloway, Antonio Cesti, Wolf Biermann, Alfredo Kraus, Katy Perry, and Victoria de los Ángeles.

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Among people born in 1940, Vicente Fernández ranks 118Before him are Tony Allen, James L. Brooks, Saul Kripke, Thomas A. Steitz, Sam Waterston, and Edward C. Prescott. After him are Mate Boban, Lei Feng, Jeffrey Archer, Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf, Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy, and Roger Ailes.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Vicente Fernández ranks 67 out of 487Before him are José María Morelos (1765), Juan Diego (1474), Itzcoatl (1380), Ricardo Montalbán (1920), Pedro Infante (1917), and Marcial Maciel (1920). After him are Alfonso García Robles (1911), Felipe Calderón (1962), Amado Carrillo Fuentes (1956), Tizoc (1436), Silvia Pinal (1931), and Pedro Lascuráin (1856).

Among SINGERS In Mexico

Among singers born in Mexico, Vicente Fernández ranks 1After him are Thalía (1971), Jorge Negrete (1910), Juan Gabriel (1950), Lila Downs (1968), José Alfredo Jiménez (1926), Paulina Rubio (1971), Luis Miguel (1970), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Anahí (1983), Alejandro Fernández (1971), and Dulce María (1985).

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