Most Admired Woman in the World Named


Angelina Jolie Named Most Admired Woman in the World
A new survey has named the World's Most Admired Woman of 2018. Michelle Obama, Oprah, the Queen and Angelina Jolie are all top contenders - but who took the winning spot?

London-based market research company YouGov has just released the results of its annual World’s Most Admired 2018 list – and they may surprise you. The list features 20 men and 20 women who were chosen after 37,000 people in 35 countries were polled.

Topping the list of most admirable woman is actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, followed by Michelle Obama in second place and Oprah Winfrey in third. As for the men, Microsoft founder and humanitarian Bill Gates holds the number one place, with Barack Obama and Jackie Chan in second and third.

See the full lists below.

World’s Most Admired Women

  1. Angelina Jolie
  2. Michelle Obama
  3. Oprah Winfrey
  4. Queen Elizabeth II
  5. Hilary Clinton
  6. Emma Watson
  7. Malala Yousafzai
  8. Angela Merkel
  9. Taylor Swift
  10. Madonna
  11. Aishwarya Rai
  12. Priyanka Chopra
  13. Deepika Padukone
  14. Gal Gadot
  15. Theresa May
  16. Liu Yifei
  17. Yang Mi
  18. Fan Bingbing
  19. Zhao Wei
  20. Elizabeth Warren
Angelina Jolie arrives at the Golden Globe Awards in California, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

World’s Most Admired Men

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Barack Obama
  3. Jackie Chan
  4. Xi Jinping
  5. Jack Ma
  6. Vladimir Putin
  7. Dalai Lama
  8. Narendra Modi
  9. Amitabh Bachchan
  10. Cristiano Ronaldo
  11. Lionel Messi
  12. Warren Buffet
  13. David Beckham
  14. Elon Musk
  15. Michael Jordan
  16. Pope Francis
  17. Donald Trump
  18. Andy Lau
  19. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  20. Imran Khan

Discover Angelina Jolie’s top life tips here and view our Angelina Jolie style gallery here.



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