Willie Nelson, Ted, Cruz, J.J. Watt and Kat von D most-Googled Texans

by:  Tony Cantu

AUSTIN, TX — What do Willie Nelson, Kat von D, J.J. Watt and Ted Cruz have in common? They are the most searched public figures searched on Google in the state of Texas, according to a new survey.

Dana Rebecca Designs assembled the most-searched people on the search engine per state. Among celebrities, music icon Willie Nelson still holds sway as one of the most searched celebs. The results yield a portal into the collective mind of a state’s denizens and what piques their interest. In short,
it’s a snapshot of a particular region’s zeitgeist.

Searches for musicians yielded the top five nationally: Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Beyonce and Justin Bieber the top five, respectively. In Texas, it’s no young whippersnapper commanding the most searches, but 84-year-old Willie Nelson who’s practically become the patron saint of Texas by this point. He’s the most-searched because, well, he’s Willie Nelson. Who doesn’t love Willie Nelson?

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