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Top 10 People Searches – August 2011

Written by September 6, 2011

It’s finally that time where you get to find out the top Spokeo people searches! It’s very exciting, I know. Check out the list below and discover who earned the coveted #1 spot:

10. Oprah Winfrey – Oprah starts things off. Oprah recently made another list, Forbes’ Most Powerful Women 2011 to be exact. She came in at number 14, and it’s not surprising.

9. Steve Jobs – Steve Jobs has officially stepped down as Apple CEO, and was succeeded by Tim Cook. Jobs’ product influence will always remain. Check out this commercial by adweek.com, which features Steve:

8. Vanessa Morgan – Vanessa Morgan is a newbie to our list. Vanessa is a Canadian actress and singer who most recently made headlines for her starring role in Disney’s hit show, My Babysitter’s a Vampire.

7. Beyonce Knowles – Beyonce finally announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear – she’s pregnant! You can already find a computer generated photo of her and Jay-Z’s future baby, as well as an exclusive interview with the baby… wow.

6. Kim Kardashian – Kim Kardashian tied the knot with NBA star Kris Humphries last Saturday – congrats! She wore over $15 million worth of jewelry and sported three couture gowns. See the blinged out bride below:

Spokeo Kim Kardashian

5. Casey Anthony – Casey Anthony is still making headlines, as well as our list. You can read about her case here.

4. Silvio Berlusconi – Silvio Berlusconi is another person who continues to make headlines, and continues to be surrounded by scandal.

3. Barack Obama – Our President makes the list again. The most recent news surrounding the president includes Hurricane Irene, the Keystone pipeline and job-creating projects.

2. Selena Gomez – Selena recently attended the VMAs and was kissing her bf, Justin Bieber, all night. Do you think she won this fashion face off against Miley Cyrus?

1. Justin Bieber – Justin Bieber was in a minor car accident, but don’t worry – he and his Ferrari (!) are okay.

Spokeo Justin Bieber

A few people who just missed the list include: Brad Pitt, Leo Howard, Phillip Hinkle and Bill Gates. Be sure to check in next month to see if Bieber retains his top spot!

Posted in Inside Spokeo, People Search

Director of Public Relations & Community Initiatives

Vanessa joined Spokeo in 2012 and oversees all social media, media relations and community relations efforts for Spokeo. She is especially passionate about Spokeo programs focused on search and reunion and promoting STEM careers for women and children. During her free time, she enjoys writing, DIY home decor and crafts, and eating dessert!

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