Former first lady Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton’s 17-year run as the Most Admired Woman in America, when she took top honors with President Barack Obama in the latest Gallup poll.
The Gallup poll, which has been conducted every year since 1946 (except 1976), asked respondents “in an open-ended question, to name the man and woman living anywhere in the world today whom they admire most.”
“Former first lady Michelle Obama, who finished second to Clinton three times and is currently touring to promote her recently released autobiography, won by a significant margin this year. Oprah Winfrey was second, with Clinton and Melania Trump next,” Gallup reports.
“Former President Barack Obama was the winner among men for the 11thconsecutive year, including one year as president-elect, eight as president and two as former president. President Donald Trump ranks second for the fourth year in a row.”