This Map Shows The Most Googled Person In Each Country In 2015


most searched people world india usShort Bytes: Lionel Messi and Kim Kardashian earned the #1 position on the list of most searched people in 2015. Both were the most Googled personalities in 26 countries each. Read more to find out the most Googled people in your country.

The year 2015 is almost over and I bet you spent a good amount of time surfing the web and entering weird keywords in Google search box. But, there are some search queries which are not so uncommon and they surface at the top every year. Yes, I’m talking about the celebrities who earn the distinction of being the most searched people in the world.

Based on Google’s data, TIME has created an interactive map that shows the most Googled person in each country in the year 2015. Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi and reality TV star Kim Kardashian tied the #1 position as they were most searched in 26 different countries in 2015.

Messi and Kardashian were followed by the star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo who was most searched in 21 countries. Pop stars Nicki Minaj and Rihanna were most searched in 13 and 11 countries respectively, claiming the next two spots.

Take a look at the top searched personalities along with the countries below:

most searched people world 2015

The Most Googled Person In Your Country In 2015

Most Googled person of USA: Kim Kardashian
Most Googled person of UK: Kim Kardashian
Most Googled person of Brazil: Cristiano Araujo
Most Googled person of Argentina: Lionel Messi
Most Googled person of Russia: Lyudmila Putina
Most Googled person of Ukraine: Vladimir Putin
Most Googled person of China: Jiang Zemin
Most Googled person of India: Salman Khan
Most Googled person of Pakistan: Katrina Kaif
Most Googled person of Canada: Kim Kardashian
Most Googled person of Greenland: Cristiano Ronaldo
Most Googled person of Australia: Kim Kardashian
Most Googled person of South Africa: Nicki Minaj
Most Googled person of Germany: Manuel Neuer
Most Googled person of France: Kim Kardashian
Most Googled person of Spain: Cristiano Ronaldo
Most Googled person of Japan: Kei Nishikori
Most Googled person of South Korea: Lee Tae-im

Take a look at the complete interactive map on TIME’s website.

Which personality won the most searched title in your country? Tell us in the comments below.

Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

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