In 2022, the ugly legal struggle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, two well-known Hollywood actors, made headlines worldwide. As a result of the Pirates of the Caribbean actor's lawsuit against his Aquaman co-star, who identified herself as a victim of domestic abuse in an article that appeared in the Washington Times in 2018, the former pair gained notoriety. Johnny Depp ultimately won the legal struggle, but Amber Heard has already overtaken him as the 2022 Most Searched Celebrity on Google.
2022's most-searched celebrity on Google is Amber Heard.
According to the most recent data, with an average of 5.6 million Google searches, Amber Heard has become the 2022 most-searched celebrity in the US. CelebTattler, which tracked 150 celebs from Google search patterns in 2022, published the results. In contrast, Johnny Depp came in at number two on Google's list of the most searched celebrities, with an average of 5.5 million searches per month. The late British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, who had an average of 4.3 Million searches, takes third place. She died at the age of 96.
Tom Brady, a well-known football player, came in at number four with 4.06 million searches. His recent divorce from supermodel Gisele Bündchen has made headlines. With an average search of 3.4 million and 3.2 million, the former coupling of Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson came in fifth and sixth, respectively. With 3.19 million searches, Elon Musk, the new CEO of Twitter, who has been making news for the radical modifications he made to the network, rose to the seventh position.
CelebTattler on Google's Most Popular List
"This year has certainly not been lacking when it comes to celebrity news stories," a CelebTattler spokesman said in a statement to The New York Post. "Whether it be Elon Musk taking over Twitter or the 'Don't Worry Darling' behind-the-scenes turmoil."