Michelle Obama Is America's Most Admired Woman
Michelle Obama is officially the most admired woman in America, according to Gallup's annual poll. The Former first lady took the number one spot from Hillary Clinton, which makes it the first time in 17 years the former Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate did not receive the top spot.
About 15 Americans polled chose the Becoming author as their most admired woman, followed by five percent picking Oprah Winfrey and four percent each casting a vote for Clinton and First Lady Melania Trump.
Other women who made the list include Queen Elizabeth, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ellen DeGeneres, and human rights activist Malala Yousafzai.
As for the gentlemen, Barack Obama clinched the number one spot with 19 percent voting for the former president as the most admired men. Thirteen percent of voters chose Donald Trump. This is the 11th time Obama has earned the number one spot and it places him one spot shy of tying with Dwight Eisenhower.
Other men who made the list include President George W. Bush, Bill Gates, former vice president Joe Biden, Dalai Laima, and Mike Pence.
Gallop first conducted the poll in 1946 and done so every year except 1976. A little more than 1,000 adults are surveyed from Dec. 3 to Dec. 12.