Michelle Obama named most admired woman in the world again

Michelle Obama named most admired woman in the world again

Former US first lady, Michelle Obama, has for the second consecutive time been named the most admired woman in the world in a survey conducted in the US.

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Michelle was named the “most admired woman” in the world for the second year in a row in a poll conducted by Gallup. Even while in the White House, she had a better popularity rating than her husband Barrack Obama.

The poll questioned 1 025 random Americans and asked the open-ended question: 'Which man and which woman who is currently alive and living anywhere in the world do you admire most?'

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The 55-year-old Michelle took 10% of the vote. She was followed by Melania Trump who gained 5% in the poll while Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Greta Thunberg all got 3% of the votes.

In a bit of a surprise result, former US president, Barack Obama, and the current president, Donald Trump, were tied for the title of most admired man in the 2019 Gallup poll.

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It was reported that Michelle was voted as the most admired woman worldwide in a poll earlier conducted by YouGov in July 2019, coming higher than the Queen of England. She was followed by Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Queen Elizabeth II and Emma Watson.

The YouGov poll compiled lists of 20 women and 20 men by gathering open-ended nomination from 41 countries.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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