Rom-Coms are definitely a guilty pleasure of many- myself included. Have you ever wondered which Rom Com actors and actresses North Carolina is swooning over? There are so many classic movies and stars of those films it can be hard to pick a favorite. Especially with so many dreamy actors appearing. But where there’s a will there’s a way. And that’s why the team at Shane Co. turned to Google Trends to finally name the Rom-Com King & Queen. The analyzed search volume to determine were the most popular in each state. Some notable findings:
- Tom Hanks and Jennifer Aniston were the king and queen of the rom-com genre overall.
- Unsurprisingly an actor/actress often took the title in their home state. This includes Matthew McConaughey in Texas, Josh Lucas in Arkansas, Patrick Dempsey in Maine, Emma Stone in Arizona, and Jennifer Garner in West Virginia.
Shane & Co.’s methodology according to their website: In order to determine the most popular romantic comedy actors and actresses in the U.S., we evaluated Google Trends search data over the past five years (from March of 2017 to March of 2022). First, we compiled a list of 60 actors from sites like IMDB and MovieWeb. From there, we compared search volume for each actor across all 50 states in order to determine the most popular rom-com actor and actress in every U.S. state.
Keep reading to see who each state considers Rom-Com King & Queen: