1. Lionel Messi
The most searched person on Google in July 2023: Lionel Messi (Football legend Lionel Messi has shocked the soccer world
by joining Inter Miami in the US after leaving Paris Saint-German (PSG). He will play for the Major League Soccer club until December 2025)
2. Taylor Swift
The most searched person on Google in June 2023: Taylor Swift (American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
is breaking records with her ongoing ‘Eras Tour’ which is projected to amass over $600 million in revenue)
3. Taylor Swift
The most searched person on Google in May 2023: Taylor Swift (American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift came into the spotlight after skipping the 2023 Met Gala
following recent news of her breakup from Joe Alwyn. Her song High Infidelity became trending after singing it live at the ‘Eras Tour’ on Apr 29)
4. Donald Trump
The most searched person on Google in April 2023: Trump (Former President Donald Trump
became the first US president charged with criminal activity in a 34-count felony indictment)
5. Vladimir Putin
The most searched person on Google in March 2023: Putin (Russian President
Vladimir Putin announced Russia would deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus)
6. Tom Brady
The most searched person on Google in February 2023: Tom Brady
(Legendary quarterback Tom Brady announced his retirement in Feb 2023 after 23 years in the NFL)
The most searched person on Google in January 2023: Pelé (Brazilian football
legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, passed away in Jan 2023 at the age of 82 due to cancer)
8. Johnny Depp
Actor Johnny Depp was the most globally searched person on Google as of February 2023, the reason behind his top ranking is the highly publicized defamation lawsuit trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
The reason for their popularity can be traced back to their split in 2017 and the ensuing dramatic events, which culminated in Depp filing a defamation lawsuit against Heard seeking $50 million in damages.
9. Amber Heard
Before 2023, two out of the three most Googled individuals were involved in the same high-profile defamation lawsuit.
Actress Amber Heard, who is also the ex-wife of actor Johnny Depp, accused Depp of domestic abuse, which sparked a contentious legal battle that garnered widespread media attention.
10. Will Smith
Will Smith made it to the headlines of the 94th Academy Awards in March 2022 for both the right and the wrong reasons.
The superstar won his first ever Best Actor Oscar for King Richard, but he overshadowed his own victory when he slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage for joking about his wife’s alopecia.