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Keanu Reeves Named The UK's Biggest Celebrity Crush

Keanu Reeves Named The UK's Biggest Celebrity Crush

Who wants to re-watch Speed?

Gregory Robinson

Gregory Robinson

Everyone has their own celebrity crush and some fresh new research has looked at over 800 of the most famous actors to find out who is the biggest celebrity crush.

Well, we now have our answer - Keanu Reeves has been given the title as the UK's biggest celebrity crush. Congratulations!

Keanu Reeves is the top choice in 70 countries (

The Canadian heart throb beat out a long list of leading men from both TV and film, including Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.

The research took the number of average monthly Google searches in the last twelve months from Ahrefs Keyword Explorer, for each country for which data was available.

Keanu was the most crushed on actor in 70 countries around the world. That's a lot of people re-watching The Matrix, Speed, John Wick or one of Keanu's other classic films.

Keanu Reeves in 1994's Speed (
20th Century Fox)

It seems the world has a preference for slightly older and more established big screen stars. The 55-year-old has recently has had a career revival following the huge success of the John Wick franchise.

The 70 countries which have a soft spot for Keanu also includes the United States, Brazil, Germany, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Poland, Turkey, Indonesia, Argentina, Netherlands, Sweden, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Chile, Romania, New Zealand, Japan, Belgium, Hungary, Singapore, Denmark, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Portugal, Ireland, South Africa, Austria, Thailand, Finland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Morocco, Serbia, Slovakia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Croatia, Iraq, Uruguay, South Korea, Dominican Republic, Lithuania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Paraguay, North Macedonia, Lebanon, Qatar, El Salvador, Nepal, Kuwait, Cyprus, Estonia, Albania, Trinidad And Tobago, Nicaragua, Latvia, Bahrain, Luxembourg, Iceland, Cambodia, Malta, Brunei, Mongolia, Montenegro, Bahamas and Maldives.

The Joker star and Academy Award winner Joaquin Phoenix came in second place, finishing as the top choice in 11 countries. Joaquin is another established actor who makes people weak at the knees.

Jaden Smith is one of the youngest actors on the list (

One of the youngest actors on the list is Jaden Smith. The 22-year-old recently had starring roles in the Netflix musical drama The Get Down and he appeared in the 2018 teen movie Skate Kitchen. He will next be seen in a romantic drama called Life in a Year alongside Cara Delevigne. It was released on 27 November. Jaden was the biggest celebrity crush in nine countries.

Scarlett Johansson at the 92nd Academy Awards (

The most desired actress in the world is Scarlett Johansson, who is one of the highest-grossing stars of all time. She is known to many for playing Black Widow in numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe films. She was the favourite in 55 different countries around the world including United States, Brazil, India, Mexico, Turkey, Indonesia, Argentina, Philippines, Malaysia, Colombia, Vietnam, Chile, Pakistan, Japan, Singapore, Peru, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Costa Rica, South Korea, Dominican Republic, Lithuania, Bolivia, Guatemala, Paraguay, Qatar, El Salvador, Panama, Nepal, Kuwait, Oman, Cyprus, Estonia, Albania, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mauritius, Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Brunei, Mongolia, Palestinian territories, Kyrgyzstan, Suriname, Guyana, Belize, Laos, Bhutan, Gibraltar and Seychelles.

British actress and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke was the most searched for in 49 countries, followed by another Hollywood icon, Angelina Jolie, who was the favourite in 24 countries.

Who is your celebrity crush?!

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: TV and Film, Celebrity News, keanu reeves