Angelina Jolie is more admired around the world than Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe dangerous erosion of Democratic Party foundations The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats see victory in a voting rights defeat Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket MORE or Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama: 'Treat fear as a challenge' Barack Obama wishes a happy 58th birthday to 'best friend' Michelle The Memo: 2024 chatter reveals Democratic nervousness MORE, according to a new survey.
YouGov, a market research firm, polled to find out the world's most admired men and women, and released their analysis over the weekend.
“Unbroken” director Jolie topped the list of females on the list, with education activist Malala Yousafzai coming in second and Clinton placing third. The first lady landed in the fifth spot, behind Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. Singer Celine Dion, Oprah Winfrey and actress Julia Roberts rounded out the top contenders.
On the men’s side, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates one-upped President Obama for the top ranking. Obama came in second, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping and martial artist Jackie Chan. Russian President Vladimir Putin and actor Brad Pitt came in ahead of former President Clinton, snagging the 11th and 13th spots respectively, to the ex-commander in chief’s 14th place. Former President George W. Bush was No. 20. YouGov did not indicate how many people participated in the surveys.
But it’s not all bad news for the Clintons and Obamas. A separate poll of the United States’ most admired people had the president and Hillary Clinton securing first place. In the U.S.-only survey, Clinton came in first, ahead of Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama. Condoleezza Rice, Angelina Jolie, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenLobbying world Sanders open to supporting primary challengers against Manchin and Sinema Warren dodges on whether Sinema, Manchin should be challenged in primaries MORE (D-Mass.) and former first lady Laura Bush followed behind Obama, in that order. Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took 10th place, ahead of Barbara Bush.
Obama bested Pope Francis in the men’s category, who came in second on the list. Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTo boost economy and midterm outlook, Democrats must pass clean energy bill Could the coming 'red wave' election become a 'red tsunami'? Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket MORE and former President George W. Bush took the fourth and fifth slots, while potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson came in ninth and the party’s 2012 White House hopeful, Mitt Romney, placed 13th.