New research reveals the most Googled celebrities of 2022 in the US, with actress Amber Heard at the top spot. Two of her former billionaires Elon Musk and Hollywood actor Johnny Depp round out the top ten, according to research by celebrity news site Celeb Tattler analyzed Google search data for over 150 of the most influential celebrities since January 1, 2022 to determine which celebrities were most talked about throughout the year.
Elon Musk, Amber Heard, Johnny Depp make list of ‘most Googled’ celebs ,The study revealed Amber Heard as the most Googled celebrity of the year in the US for 2022, with an average of 5.6 million searches per month. Heard made headlines with her ex-husband Johnny Depp who is in the middle of a defamation trial from April to June this year on the other.
Johnny Depp was Googled an average of 5.5 million times per month this year, slightly less than Heard. Regardless of Heard’s overall search interest, when broken down geographically, 34 out of 50 states searched Johnny Depp more than any other celebrity this year.
Queen Elizabeth II received the third highest number of Google searches in the US during 2022. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch passed away in September 2022, resulting in 4.2 million Google searches for the Queen every month.
Tom Brady is the most researched sports star in America in 2022, and the fourth most found out about VIP by and large. Brady has been found out about 4.06 million times each month in the current year. Brady announced his retirement from the NFL in February and has recently been in the news for his divorce from supermodel Gisele Bündchen.
One of the most talked about couples of 2022 takes the fifth and sixth place respectively. Kim Kardashian was Googled 3.4 million times per month across the United States in 2022, making her the fifth most talked about celebrity of the year. For most of the year, her ex-boyfriend Pete Davidson was in sixth place, being Googled an average of 3.2 million times per month.
Billionaire Elon Musk is the seventh most Googled celebrity of the year, thanks to his recent controversial acquisition of Twitter. Musk is Googled 3.19 million times every month in the US.
Will Smith ranked as the eighth most Googled celebrity of the year, after Elon Musk was searched 3.15 million times. Will Smith made headlines in March after slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage during the 94th Academy Awards, where the latter won Best Actor for his role in King Richard.
There are two actresses in the top ten who have been the face of hit TV shows in 2022. Millie Bobby Brown is the ninth most Googled celebrity of the year in the US, with Americans Googling The Stranger Things actress 2.78 million times per month this year. , Zendaya of Euphoria fame rounded out the top ten, being searched 2.71 million times per month in the US throughout the year.