Hip-hop musician DMX, known ins real life as Earl Simmons, is the most searched late celebrity globally in 2021, according to Google’s Year In Search data.
He died on April 9, 2021, at the age of 50 in Westchester County, New York, after suffering from a heart attack.
DMX is followed by Gabby Petito, Marília Mendonça, Prince Philip and Brian Laundrie, who place 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th, respectively.
Google Year in Search is an annual list that highlights the most searched topics under the year in review.
It largely derives its yearly list from its new trending vertical Google Trends.
Google Year in Search reveals the questions people ask shared, the people who inspired millions of searchers, and the moments that captured the world’s attention each year.
Google Year in Search 2021: Who is the most searched dead celebrity globally in 2021?
2) Gabby Petito
3) Marília Mendonça
4) Prince Philip
5) Brian Laundrie
6) MC Kevin
7) Lázaro Barbosa de Sousa
8) Peter R. de Vries
9) Paulo Gustavo
10) Helen McCrory