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Caitlyn Jenner is Google's most searched star in UK

Second place went to beauty guru and YouTube creator James Charles, who has now amassed over 16 million subscribers on his channel, and in third place is scandal-hit royal Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

Caitlyn Jenner. Picture: AFP

LONDON - I'm A Celeb contestant Caitlyn Jenner has been revealed as Google's most searched for celebrity of 2019 in the UK.

The 70-year-old reality TV star - who came sixth in this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! - was the star that web users in Britain were most interested in finding news and facts on.

Second place went to beauty guru and YouTube creator James Charles, who has now amassed over 16 million subscribers on his channel, and in third place is scandal-hit royal Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

Kirstin Wright, a Google Trends expert, said: "The 2019 Year in Search lists not only reveal the most popular trends from the past 12 months but also give insight into the biggest events in the news, politics, sports, entertainment and even the latest lingo. As people continue to look for information in new and different ways, Google Search keeps evolving to make the world's information accessible and useful to all."

Jenner - formerly known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing gender reassignment - rose to fame in 1976 when she took home gold for the USA in the men's decathlon event.

She then became a household name when she appeared on _Keeping Up With The Kardashians _with ex-wife Kris Jenner, her step-daughters Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian and daughters Kylie and Kendall Jenner.

Jenner is not the only I'm A Celeb star to make it onto the hotlist.

Her fellow jungle campmates, radio presenter Adele Roberts and former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle, placed seventh and tenth respectively.

Other entrants included _Love Island _hunk Tommy Fury in the fourth spot, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in fifth place and action actor Liam Neeson in the eighth spot.

Google UK's most searched for celebrities, top ten:

  1. Caitlyn Jenner

  2. James Charles

  3. Prince Andrew

  4. Tommy Fury

  5. Boris Johnson

  6. Jeremy Kyle

  7. Adele Roberts

  8. Liam Neeson

  9. R. Kelly

  10. Nadine Coyle

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