Just like in real life, some get famous for creating stupid videos, others for masterpieces. The mediocrity is never rewarded so you must pick your poison. What data did we use? To determine pornstar popularity, we looked at Google Trends and PornHub statistics of the most viewed pornstars. I think that those two sources are strong and trustworthy enough to help draw conclusions.
There's always an ebb and flow when it comes to the popularity of the stars in front of the camera, but it's starting to look like a new generation of porn stars is beginning to take charge of the industry - or at least command the attentions of fans and trade publications. With the industry's annual expo in Las Vegas running from January , we've once again assembled a list of the most popular porn stars, as we do every year. This time, however, there are a number of newcomers to the list - and some performers who are long-time veterans of these rankings have dropped off. Whether that's an aberration or a shift in star power likely won't be clear for another year or so, but it's a notable change all the same. Only half of the performers who made last year's list are back in Our methodology for assembling the list incorporates not just the industry's opinion of the people in front of the camera, but the fans' as well.
In , "Stormy Daniels" was the most defining search term on Pornhub dot com. When her name surfaced in the news, whether in reference to bribery payoffs on behalf of Donald Trump or " mushroom penis ," searches for her pornographic work skyrocketed. And right behind Stormy in terms of 's most defining search terms on Pornhub was "Fortnite. Every year, Pornhub releases its " Year in Review " report, churning out statistics on America's kinks. And every year, we're confronted with data on what was tickling our sexual subconscious and how much time we dedicated to getting off.
You may know some of the household names in the porn industry, like Jenna Jameson or Ron Jeremy, but have you ever wondered who's really the most popular these days? An interesting collection, to say the least. We also discovered that men and women want different things when it comes to porn, with the ladies still craving as much cunnilingus and lesbian action as possible. When it came to top porn star searches this year, it was all about the ladies who completely dominated the top 20, with a lot of familiar names from Pornhub's Year in Review.