Michelle Obama is the world’s most admired woman

Bill Gates and Michelle Obama have topped a list of the world’s most admired people.

The US former First Lady overtook Angelina Jolie as the world’s most admired woman in the survey by YouGov.

Talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey come second in the 2019 list.

Angelina, who filmed ‘By The Sea’ with her then-husband Brad Pitt in Gozo four years ago, was in third place.

The Queen topped the poll in Britain, Australia and Hong Kong.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the world’s most admired man.

Former US president Barack Obama comes in at second.

This year the study expanded to cover the views of people in 41 countries – the most ever – with more than 42,000 people being interviewed to compile the list.

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have climbed the highest up the tables since last year, both having risen three places to 7th place and 17th place respectively.

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