Michelle Obama Is The Most Admired Woman In The World: New Poll

Isheka N. Harrison
Written by Isheka N. Harrison
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Michelle Obama and Gayle King seen at the 2019 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

A recent poll by YouGov shows that Michelle Obama has ‘become’ the most admired woman in the world. The former first lady of the United States unseated last year’s title holder, actress and philanthropist Angelina Jolie according to USA Today.

Obama also came in ahead of Oprah Winfrey, who placed second, while Jolie dropped to third place, reported The Hill. Other women who rounded out the Top 20 include Queen Elizabeth at 4, Hillary Clinton at 8, Madonna at 11 and Priyanka Chopra at 14.

The top three on the men’s list include Bill Gates, Barack Obama and Jackie Chan. President Donald Trump came in at 14.

According to YouGov, 42,000 people from 41 countries were surveyed to create the listing. The survey also showed in America Barack and Michelle Obama are the most admired people.

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Michelle Obama is known for her intelligence, class, style and boldness when addressing tough issues. Her memoir “Becoming” has sold over 10 million copies and counting. Her recent book tour has been sold out across the nation.

During her appearance at the 25th Annual Essence Festival in New Orleans Obama was interviewed by Gayle King. When she came out and King told her, “We miss you,” Obama replied “We miss us too.”

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Michelle Obama, left, speaks as Gayle King listens during the 2019 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Michelle has said before, “There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.”

The majority of people who took the survey seem to believe she is living up to her words.