Michelle Obama Is The Most Admired Woman
Michelle Obama’s popularity is at an all time high, according to Gallup’s annual poll of the most admired women.
The former first lady beats out former secretary of state and two-time presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Hillary finished first 22 times in the past—more than any other man or woman. She was followed by Oprah Winfrey at 5 percent, Clinton at 4 percent and first lady Melania Trump, also at 4 percent.
Other notable women who made the list include Queen Elizabeth, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Ellen DeGeneres.
Obama is currently touring for her popular memoir, Becoming: An Intimate Conversation With Michelle Obama.
Former President Barack Obama, at 9 percent, also topped the list for most-admired men for the 11th consecutive year, according to Gallup. President Donald Trump came in second, at 13 percent, followed by former President George W. Bush, at 2 percent.