Move over Angelina Jolie, there is a new Queen of Admiration. Last week, it was announced by YouGov, who released their annual study which surveys a list of public figures who people of the world look up to that Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in the WORLD. Coming in behind Michelle Obama is Oprah Winfrey, causing Jolie to fall to third. We will take all of the Black Girl Magic that is available in spots 1 & 2. For the men, Barack Obama came in at second, behind Bill Gates.
This year, Michelle Obama climbed up one spot from second, with a score of 8.8, almost two points higher than Oprah, who scored a 6.9. The study by YouGov surveyed over 42,000 people in 41 different countries. The 41 participating countries is the most ever in the history of the survey. Outside of the world, in America, Michelle and her husband, Barack are the most admired people in this country. With 57%, Michelle is second most famous public figure, only behind Bill Gates. Congrats to our forever First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. Keep letting your light shine and making a difference in the world! We are all watching and rooting for you.