Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama looks to mobilize voters for midterms We must mount an all-country response to help our Afghan allies Obamas, Bushes and Clintons joining new effort to help Afghan refugees MORE is the most admired woman in the world, according to a new poll.
The former first lady led the pack in a survey released Thursday by market research firm YouGov.
Obama came out ahead of an array of high-profile women, besting Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyCourt rules Prince Philip's will to remain sealed for 90 years Piers Morgan joining News Corp., will host new show on Fox Nation Royal family supports BLM movement, senior representative says MORE in second, actress Angelina Jolie, who came in third, and Queen Elizabeth II, fourth on the list.
Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE took the eighth place spot, ahead of Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftBlackburn: 'Taylor Swift would be the first victim' of socialism, Marxism California police officer plays Taylor Swift to prevent protesters' video from being posted to YouTube The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Social media flooded with 'ring of fire' eclipse photos MORE, Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres. First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpFormer aide sees Melania Trump as 'the doomed French queen': book If another 9/11 happened in a divided 2021, could national unity be achieved again? Former Trump aide Stephanie Grisham planning book: report MORE came in at number 19.
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates was named the most admired man on the planet, with former President Obama right behind him in the runner-up slot. Action movie star Jackie Chan, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Alibaba founder Jack Ma ranked third through fifth in the survey, respectively.
President TrumpDonald TrumpJulian Castro knocks Biden administration over refugee policy Overnight Energy & Environment — League of Conservation Voters — Climate summit chief says US needs to 'show progress' on environment Five takeaways from Arizona's audit results MORE landed in 14th place, while Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinEU 'denounces' Russian malicious cyber activity aimed at member states Navalny knocks Apple, Google for removing voting app Federal agencies warn companies to be on guard against prolific ransomware strain MORE was the 10th most admired man, according to those surveyed.
It was better news for the Trumps in a separate YouGov survey of America's most admired people. The current commander in chief came in second place, right behind the 44th president. Melania Trump ranked third in the women's category, behind Michelle Obama and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgSupreme Court low on political standing To infinity and beyond: What will it take to create a diverse and representative judiciary? Justice Ginsburg's parting gift? MORE.