Former first girl Michelle Obama has been named this 12 months’s “most admired woman” in Gallup’s annual ballot, marking the primary time in 17 years that Hillary Clinton didn’t nab the highest spot.
The annual survey, performed Dec. Three-12 this 12 months, asks Americans to call the person and the girl dwelling anyplace on the planet they maximum recognize. The query is open-ended so contributors can write in whomever they make a choice.
About 15 % of survey contributors named Michelle Obama this 12 months. Media tycoon Oprah Winfrey got here in 2nd with five % of the votes.
Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, a former secretary of state and a former first girl, tied for 3rd position with present first girl Melania Trump. They each and every gained four %.
Winning maximum admired guy this 12 months used to be Michelle Obama’s husband, former President Barack Obama. The 44th president has received the name for 11 consecutive years, garnering 19 % of the votes this 12 months.
President Donald Trump got here in 2nd with 13 % of the votes. Former President George W. Bush and Pope Francis tied for 3rd, with each and every receiving 1 %.
The survey has been performed yearly since 1946, except 1976. Winfrey has seemed a few of the most sensible 10 maximum admired girls 31 instances. Hillary Clinton has completed first 22 instances ― greater than some other guy or lady.