Most searched for celeb net worth by country
So how do the results differ between each country?
Kanye is dominating the leaderboard appearing in first place for 20 out of the 33 countries we analysed which include the USA, China, Germany, and Russia.
The rapper, commonly known as Ye, has a staggering net worth of $1.8 billion! As one of the world’s bestselling music artists, he rose to fame in the early 2000s after collaborating with various artists and producing hits such as ‘American Boy’ and ‘Gold Digger’. Since then, he’s taken the fashion world by storm creating the brand ‘Yeezy’ as well as dipping his toes into architecture projects.
Conor McGregor is officially the second most searched for celebrity appearing at the top in six different countries which are the UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, and Australia.
The Irish mixed martial arts fighter was ranked the highest-paid athlete in 2021 so this is hardly surprising news. The fighter shot to worldwide fame at his professional boxing debut match with Floyd Mayweather Jr where he lost. He’s headlined five out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events and due to this success, he’s secured a net worth of 170 million euros.
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Unlike the worldwide results, lipstick mogul Kylie Jenner isn’t a popular choice for searches and only manages to hit the top in three different countries which are India, Egypt, and Greece. Kylie Jenner rose to fame through her sibling’s infamous show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ which ran for 14 years and 20 seasons. During the show, she created one of the world’s most well-known makeup brands ‘Kylie Cosmetics’ and her net worth is reported to be $1 billion.
Beyonce tops the list in Brazil with a total of 14,760 searches. The singer began to make a name for herself in the late 1990’s through her pop group ‘Destiny’s Child’. The trio split after nine years together in 2006 and Bey went on to create her own music empire. The popular artist’s net worth is estimated to be $500 million, making her one of the richest singers in the world.
Interestingly, popular YouTuber and gamer Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg also known as PewDiePie, comes to the top in his home country Sweden. The streamer is known for his ‘let’s play’ videos where he records himself playing games for his fans. Through his online success he’s become the most popular streamer on YouTube with an extraordinary 111 million subscribers. PewDiePie’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million.
Keeping with Sweden’s theme of backing home grown talent, Canada’s most searched for celeb net worth is that of Toronto native, Drake, with a total of 322,000 searches. The rapper came into the spotlight through the Canadian drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation, which was on TV in the early 2000s. He’s now known as one of the world’s most famous rappers after releasing back-to-back hit albums since 2006. Drake’s net worth is reported to be $200 million.
Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton is a firm favourite with Norway as he shoots to the top of the leaderboard with a total of 19,860 searches. Lewis started racing in 1997 through the McLaren young driver competition, which led to him driving in Formula 1 with McLaren in 2007. He ties with Michael Schumacher for winning seven World Drivers’ Championship titles. ‘Lewis’ net worth is reported to be $240 million.
Last but not least, polarising YouTube figure Jake Paul whose net worth is $17 million comes in first place in the Czech Republic with a total of 10,140 searches. Jake first rose to fame through popular social networking platform Vine, which was the equivalent of today’s TikTok, and then went on to star in Disney Channel’s show Bizaardvark. He was ultimately fired from Bizaardvark because of the content on his YouTube channel, which involved him pulling pranks and stunts, some of which were considered in poor taste. He still partakes in stunt videos but has also entered the boxing world to become a professional fighter.