1. Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp tops 2023's most Googled list due to the high-profile defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard.
2. Will Smith's 2022 Oscars win and onstage clash with Chris Rock make headlines, overshadowing his victory.
3. Amber Heard's accusations against Johnny Depp lead to a highly publicized legal battle, ranking her in the top three most Googled.
4. Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions, including the Ukraine situation, drive his high search ranking in 2022 and 2023.
5. Comedian Chris Rock's controversial joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's hair at the Oscars causes public embarrassment and search interest.
6. Tennis champion Novak Djokovic's vaccine refusal prevents his participation in the Australian Open, drawing attention beyond sports.
7. Convicted fraudster Anna Sorokin gains searches due to her Netflix series and release from prison on bail.
8. Andrew Tate's controversial remarks and arrest for human trafficking make him a polarizing figure among the most Googled in 2023.