[Ed. – Michelle Obama. And her hubby is America’s most admired man.]
Former first lady Michelle Obama has topped Hillary Clinton as America’s most admired woman in Gallup’s annual poll, marking the first time in 17 years the former presidential candidate and secretary of State did not top the list.
About 15 percent of Americans surveyed picked Obama as their most admired woman, followed by 5 percent for Oprah Winfrey and 4 percent each for Clinton and current first lady Melania Trump.
Among the men, former President Obama took the title of most admired with 19 percent of the vote. Nearly 13 percent picked President Trump.
Others on the most admired women list include Queen Elizabeth II, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, human rights activist Malala Yousafzai and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.).
Other men included on the list are former President George W. Bush, Pope Francis, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), former President Clinton, the Dalai Lama, former Vice President Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Vice President Pence.