Another milestone reached!
Former first lady and bestselling author Michelle Obama was named "Most Admired Woman" in the world for the third time.
In the yearbook Gallup poll, Obama, Once again, Earned this excellent title with 10% of the vote and was the only woman on the list to put together a double-digit percentage for the second year in a row. Along with Obama, two other black women made the top five: Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris in second place and TV queen Oprah Winfrey in fourth place.
The top 5 most admired women from Gallup Poll are rounded off by the outgoing First Lady Melania Trump and Angela Merkel, who cFederal Chancellor of Germany.
The poll found that 10% of Americans named Obama the most admired woman, while 6% gave this award to Harris and 4% voted for Trump. Although the soon-to-be ex-first lady ended up in the top 10 during President Donald Trump's four-year tenure, she joins Bess Truman and Lady Bird Johnson as the only first ladies who did not graduate as "Most Admired Woman". ”
The rest of the list includes Winfrey (3%), Merkel (2%), former First Lady Hillary Clinton (2%), New York MP Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2%), and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2%) ). Amy Coney Barrett (1%), newly appointed Supreme Court Justice; and Greta Thunberg (1%), teenage climate change activist.
This year's poll marks the first time Harris, Ocasio-Cortez and Barrett appear in the top 10 of the list.
Although there were several other women who got 1% of the vote, they didn't make the top 10 because they had fewer mentions overall than Barrett and Thunberg. The women who did not make the list are country singer Dolly Parton, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and actresses Betty White and Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governors.