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Amber Heard is Google’s most-searched celeb of 2022

Have not you heard? These are probably the most googled celebrities of the yr.

Analysis from Hollywood information website CelebTattler analyzed knowledge factors from Google search developments in 2022, monitoring over 150 notable celebrities — and ultimately crowning “Aquaman” star Amber Heard as No. 1.

Presumably because of her excessive profile court docket battle along with her ex, the 36-year-old actress topped the listing as probably the most searched A-lister of 2022, with a median of 5.6 million searches each month within the US. In fact, the ex in query, Johnny Depp, trailed carefully behind in second place, incomes 5.5 million searches per thirty days.

The pair consumed popular culture as their bombshell defamation trial raged on for chunk of the yr, which culminated in June with Depp being awarded $15 million from his ex, and Heard reaping $2 million in her countersuit.

Between entry wristband frenzies, viral TikToks and romance rumours, it is no surprise why the ex-flames topped the charts, as even in web analysis outcomes the 2 nonetheless go head-to-head. Whereas Heard was probably the most googled in sheer quantity of searches, 34 out of fifty states looked for the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor greater than every other A-lister.

Heard was the top-searched A-lister this yr following her bombshell defamation trial along with her ex.
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Depp trailed his ex-flame as a detailed second.
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“This yr has definitely not been missing in relation to celeb information tales, whether or not or not it’s Elon Musk taking up Twitter or the ‘Do not Fear Darling’ behind the scenes drama,” a spokesperson from CelebTattler advised The Submit in an announcement.

The tumultuous ex-spouses had been adopted by Kim Kardashian, Elon Musk, Tom Brady, Pete Davidson and even the late Queen Elizabeth II, who obtained third place.

Britain’s longest reigning monarch handed in September at 96 years of age after seven a long time on the throne — and it earned her 4.3 million Google searches per thirty days for the yr.

Soccer star Tom Brady was probably the most googled A-list athlete in 2022, and the fourth most searched celeb. Maybe because of his sudden divorce from his supermodel ex-wife Gisele Bündchen or his on-again off-again relationship with the NFL, Brady’s search whole vary in at 4.06 million per thirty days.

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The queen graced the listing in third place, trailing behind the opposite two celebrities.
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Brady was probably the most searched athlete of the yr.
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Talking of tumultuous {couples}, Kim Kardashian and her ex-beau Pete Davidson positioned fifth and sixth respectively. Because the pair’s unlikely romance grew steamier following the fact TV star’s stint on Saturday Evening Reside final fall, the couple turned popular culture icons—as if Kim Okay wasn’t already.

The SKIMS and SKNN founder, who sparked debate after donning an authentic Marilyn Monroe costume on the Met Gala, was googled 3.4 million instances per thirty days in 2022. Davidson, however, amassed a month-to-month common of three.2 million, and would possibly rake in much more clicks earlier than the tip of the yr as he garners consideration over his new flame supermodel Emily Ratajkowski.

This yr, the 2 turn out to be the focal factors of digs from Ye, the rapper previously often called Kanye West and ex-husband of Kardashian. The Yeezy founder feverishly took to Instagram to denounce the connection and volley insults at Davidson, even fantasizing concerning the comic’s demise.

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Following her controversial Met Gala garb and her fiery romance along with her comic ex-beau, Kardashian positioned excessive on the listing of most-searched celebrities.
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Davidson, who dated Kardashian earlier this yr, positioned slightly below his ex on the charts.
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Elon Musk, Ye’s buddy and the controversial CEO of Twitter, ranked seventh on the listing, racking up 3.19 million Google searches per thirty days within the US.

His brutal takeover of the social media platform and reinstatement of former President Donald Trump on the positioning has garnered detrimental media consideration in direction of the Tesla boss, maybe incomes him the search hits.

Who might neglect the notorious Oscars Slapgate heard ‘around the globe? Will Smith positioned eighth on the listing, simply barely slipping under Musk at 3.15 million month-to-month searches. Chris Rock, after making an ill-fated quip about Jada Smith’s alopecia, obtained a smack throughout the face on stage on the 94th Academy Awards by the hands of Smith.

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Musk’s controversial possession of Twitter, which price him $44 billion, earned him some Google search hits.
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The “King Richard” actor later received Finest Actor for his position within the movie, and as an alternative of stripping him of the award, the Academy determined to ban the disgraced star for a decade.

Trailing in ninth and tenth place had been Millie Bobby Brown of “Stranger Issues” fame, and “Euphoria” star Zendaya. The 2 younger feminine icons had been googled 2.78 million and a pair of.71 million instances respectively.

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Regardless of holding his award, the Academy banned the extremely wanted actor following Slapgate.
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Regardless of Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster fiasco and Harry Types’ high-profile cut up from director girlfriend Olivia Wilde, the 2 did not make the lower for prime 10, touchdown within the prime 15 amongst Lebron James, Stephen Curry and Ryan Reynolds.

“This examine provides a captivating perception into which celebrities have had the largest impression on the American folks and it is going to be attention-grabbing to see if these search figures rise or fall in 2023,” the CelebTattler spokeperson mentioned.


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