‘Darna’ star Jane De Leon is Google’s PH most-searched female personality in 2019

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Google Philippines revealed Thursday, Dec. 12, the top searches of Filipinos this 2019—from personalities, events, entertainment, music, and news, among others. The event was held at their headquarters in Taguig City, where they organized a thanksgiving party.

The overall trending search this year is Omegle, a platform that allows users to talk to strangers about their common interests. This was followed by gaming sites MemoryHackers and Codashop. MemoryHackers topped the list last year.

Here are the overall top trending searches in the PH: 

  1. Omegle
  2. MemoryHackers
  3. Codashop
  4. Idol Philippines vote
  5. Thanos
  6. NBA standings 2019
  7. Halalan 2019
  8. Eddie Garcia
  9. Pacquiao vs Broner
  10. Memories lyrics

Female personalities

The new Darna, Jane De Leon, was the most searched female personality in the country this year. Following De Leon  Gretchen Barreto and Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados. Among the list are members of the Barretto clan, including Marjorie and Julia.  

Full list:

  1. Jane De Leon
  2. Gretchen Barretto
  3. Gazini Ganados
  4. Marjorie Barretto
  5. Catriona Gray
  6. Julia Barretto
  7. Billie Eilish
  8. Jelai Andres
  9. Brie Larson
  10. Naomi Scott

Male personalities

SB19, a local boy band trained by a Korean entertainment company, topped the list of the most searched male personality this year. This was followed by Vico Sotto, the new mayor of Pasig City, and actor Gerald Anderson.

Full list:

  1. SB19
  2. Vico Sotto
  3. Gerald Anderson
  4. Isko Moreno
  5. James Charles
  6. Joaquin Phoenix
  7. Bamboo Manalac
  8. Dante Gulapa
  9. Ion Perez
  10. Juan Karlos


In terms of news, Halalan 2019, the Philippines’ senatorial race, was the most searched. You can also find on this list other current events and topics, like SONA 2019 and SOGIE Bill.  

Full list:

  1. Halalan 2019
  2. LET result March 2019
  3. Earthquake today
  4. SOGIE Bill
  5. CSC result 2019
  6. Amazon rainforest
  7. Lotto results today
  8. Meningococcemia
  9. SONA 2019
  10. Bar exam results 2019


The most searched events this year are sports-related, with the 2019  NBA standings topping the list, followed by the Pacquiao vs Broner’s match.

Full list: 

  1. NBA standings 2019
  2. Pacquiao vs Broner
  3. FIBA world cup
  4. Pacquiao vs Thurman
  5. Raptors vs Warriors
  6. TI9
  7. Australian Open 2019
  8. Warriors vs Raptors
  9. GSW vs Raptors
  10. Wimbledon 2019


It’s no surprise that “Avengers: Endgame” and “Hello, Love, Goodbye” topped this year’s searches in movies, as they were box-office hits, reaching $2.798 billion and ₱880.6 million, respectively.

Full list:

  1. Avengers: Endgame
  2. Hello, Love, Goodbye
  3. Captain Marvel
  4. John Wick 3
  5. Bird Box
  6. Frozen 2
  7. Aladdin
  8. Weathering with You
  9. Aquaman
  10. Alita: Battle Angel

Other lists

TV Shows

  1. Idol Philippines
  2. Starstruck
  3. Hotel del Luna
  4. Kadenang Ginto
  5. I Have a Lover
  6. Game of Thrones
  7. The Voice Kids
  8. Money Heist
  9. One Punch Man
  10. American Music Awards

Songs and lyrics

  1. Memories
  2. Ikaw at Ako
  3. Binalewala
  4. A Whole New World
  5. Kahit Ayaw Mo Na
  6. Zebbiana
  7. Nobela
  8. Neneng B
  9. Buwan
  10. Kill This Love

“The annual Year in a Search serves as a lens to the most relevant topics in pop culture, events, sports, politics, and news that shaped 2019 for Filipinos. It also gives a glimpse into our way of life and how we search online,” said Mervin Wenke, Head of Communications and Public Affairs at Google Philippines.



Photo courtesy of Jane De Leon’s Instagram Account 

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