NATIONAL NEWS

Gallup: Michelle Obama Unseats Hillary Clinton As Most Admired Woman

Dec 27, 2018, 2:29 PM
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama discusses her book "Becoming" at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. Obama was named Most Admired Woman. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former First Lady Michelle Obama has been named the Most Admired Woman, ending Hillary Clinton’s 17-year run at the top of the list.

She joins her husband, former President Barack Obama, who has been named the Most Admired Man for the 11th year in a row.

The annual Gallup poll asked: “What man/woman that you have hard or read about, living today in any part of the world, do you admire most? And who is your second choice?”

Oprah Winfrey came in second on the list of women, and President Donald Trump got the runner-up spot on the men’s list.

Gallup first asked the question in 1946, and, with the exception of 1976, has conducted the “Most Admired” poll every year since.

The top 10 most admired women include Hillary Clinton, Melania Trump, Queen Elizabeth, Angela Maerkel, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ellen DeGeneres, Nikki Haley, Malala Yousafzai and Nancy Pelosi.

The men’s list includes George W. Bush, Pope Francis, Bill Gates, Bernie Sanders, Bill Clinton, Dalai Lama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk and Mike Pence.

Barack Obama is one first-place finish short of tying with Dwight Eisenhower for the most times being named Most Admired Man, according to Gallup.com.

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

National News

LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 17: The Boogaloo Boys holds a rifle at a rally at the Capitol Building on Oct...
ED WHITE, Associated Press

EXPLAINER: 3 more on trial in Michigan governor kidnap plot

A scheme to kidnap Michigan’s governor in 2020 will get yet another airing in court.
18 hours ago
A solar panel system is seen in Gainesville, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)...
Rachel Ramirez, CNN

Completely solar community endured Hurricane Ian with no loss of power and minimal damage

Completely solar community Babcock Ranch endured Hurricane Ian with no loss of power and minimal damage
18 hours ago
A car sits in floodwater after Hurricane Ian on September 29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. (Gerardo Mo...
REBECCA SANTANA and MEG KINNARD Associated Press

Florida deaths rise to 47 amid struggle to recover from Ian

Rescuers have evacuated stunned survivors cut off by Hurricane Ian on Florida's largest barrier island, and the state's death toll has risen sharply amid recovery efforts. Hundreds of thousands of people are still sweltering without power in the state, days after Ian's rampage from Florida to the Carolinas. Florida now has 47 confirmed deaths. Ian was one of the strongest U.S. hurricanes on record when the Category 4 monster smashed ashore at midweek. Many storm victims were left isolated with limited cellphone service and lacking basic amenities like water and power. As of Sunday morning, nearly 850,000 customers in Florida were still without electricity.
18 hours ago
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteers help clean up and repair the aftermath of Hurricane Ia...
Mike Anderson

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members help clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Ian

"As horrible as natural disasters are, you see the best of humanity," Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members gather in Florida to help clean up the mess Hurricane Ian left behind.
2 days ago
(Getty Images)...
Claire Colbert and Amanda Musa, CNN

Texas girl who shot her father and then herself has died, authorities say

A 12-year-old Texas girl accused of shooting her father and then herself as a part of a murder plot with another child died two days following the incident.
2 days ago
FILE PHOTO - (Deseret News)...
Associated Press

Hundreds of cars pack Nevada streets for illegal stunts

Police in northern Nevada say thousands of people in hundreds of cars took over parking lots and intersections Friday night.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Portrait of smiling practitioner with multi-ethnic senior people...
Summit Vista

How retirement communities help with healthy aging

There are many benefits that retirement communities contribute to healthy aging. Learn more about how it can enhance your life, or the life of your loved ones.
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to choose what MBA program is right for you: Ask these questions before you apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Cloud storage technology with 3d rendering drawer with files in cloud...
PC Laptops

How backing up your computer can help you relieve stress

Don't wait for something bad to happen before backing up your computer. Learn how to protect your data before disaster strikes.
young woman with stickers on laptop computer...
Les Olson

7 ways print marketing materials can boost your business

Custom print marketing materials are a great way to leave an impression on clients or customers. Read for a few ideas to spread the word about your product or company.
young woman throwing clothes to organize a walk in closet...
Lighting Design

How to organize your walk-in closet | 7 easy tips to streamline your storage today

Read our tips to learn how to organize your walk-in closet for more storage space. These seven easy tips can help you get the most out of your space.
Types of Computer Malware and Examples...
PC Laptops

5 Nasty Types of Computer Malware and Examples | Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Computer and Family Safe

Here are the different types of computer malware and examples that could potentially infect your computer.
Gallup: Michelle Obama Unseats Hillary Clinton As Most Admired Woman