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10 Most searched people on internet, what they do & why they were trending last year GLOBALLY


Matt Lauer, Meghan Markle, Nadia Toffa, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Gal Gadot, Melania Trump, Floyd Mayweather, Michael Flynn and Philippe Coutinho are top searched people last year globally. Let’s check why they were trending in 2017.

Matt Lauer

Matthew Todd Lauer is a former American television news anchor. He was the co-host of NBC’s Today show from 1997 to 2017, and a contributor for Dateline NBC. On November 29, 2017, NBC News announced that Lauer’s employment had been terminated after an unidentified female NBC employee reported that Lauer had sexually harassed her.


Meghan Markle

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is due to take place on 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle in England. The groom, Prince Harry, is a member of the British royal family; the bride, Meghan Markle, is an American actress. Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Northwestern University with a degree in theatre and international studies in 2003, she played small roles in several American television series. From 2011 to 2018, she portrayed Rachel Zane on the legal drama series Suits.


Nadia Toffa

Nadia Toffa is an Italian journalist and television presenter for satirical current affairs program Le Iene who gained notoriety in 2017 for a series of stories about the environmental impacts of alleged nuclear testing at the Gran Sasso Science Institute.


Harvey Weinstein

In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women accused Weinstein of sexual abuse over a period of at least 30 years. More than 80 women in the film industry have subsequently accused Weinstein of such acts. Weinstein denied “any non-consensual sex”. Harvey Weinstein is a former American film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax.


Kevin Spacey

In October 2017 Spacey was accused by actor Anthony Rapp of making a sexual advance toward him when Rapp was 14. Shortly after, numerous other men alleged that Spacey had sexually harassed or assaulted them. Kevin Spacey Fowler KBE is an American actor, producer and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s.


Gal Gadot The Wonder Woman

Philanthropist & humanitarian Israeli actress Gal Gadot, known for her excellent work in Wonder Woman, Fast & Furious, Batman V Superman and Justices League. She is using social media to advocate for the renowned nonprofit Pencils of Promise (PoP). Gadot takes a stance on education and its importance by promoting equal access to education for children.

 United Nations on 21 October 2016, the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of Wonder Woman, to mark the character’s designation by the United Nations as its “Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls She is using her platform to raise funds to build schools in underprivileged areas around the world. On a smaller scale, Gadot has shown up to support various local charities.


Melania Trump

President and First Lady visited Vatican City in May 2017, she revealed that she is a Catholic; this made her the first Catholic to live in the White House since President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline. In February 2017, she sued Daily Mail and General Trust, the owner of The Daily Mail, seeking $150 million in damages over an August 2016 article that falsely alleged that she had worked for an escort service during her modelling days.

US President with wife & 1st Lady Melania Trump

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is an American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer. He competed from 1996 to 2007 and 2009 to 2015, and made a great and famous one-fight comeback in 2017.


Michael Flynn

In December 2017 he pleaded guilty to one count of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with the Russian government during Trump’s presidential transition. Michael Thomas Flynn is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General who served in the U.S. Army for 33 years, from 1981 until 2014. In January 2017 he briefly served as National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump.


Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho Correia is a Brazilian professional footballer. Coutinho made his first appearance of the season for Liverpool on 13 September 2017, coming on as a substitute for Emre Can in the 75th minute of a 2–2 draw against Sevilla in the Champions League. He scored his first league goal of the season on 23 September 2017, in a 3–2 away victory at Leicester City.


About Author

MIFT ( Mysore Institute of Fashion Technology) students, trainee and scholars study and research about fashion, makeup, forecasting, e commerce, disruptive technologies in fashion & cosmetics industry. The primary research objective is to create open industry modular ecosystem platform for fashion designers and makeup artists to work and earn in hyper personal and local market using IR 4 and 5 ( industrial revolution) technologies to disrupt connected digitalization of mass production. 


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