There is a research study done by YouGov study to find out who are the most admired people in the world, they especially pay a lot of interest to public figures that people look up to.
According the list released for 2018, Bill Gates and Angelina Jolie are the most admired man and woman respectively in the world followed by the former American President, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama.
Angelina and Bill Gates have been doing a lot of work around philanthropy (charity) to help people especially the poor around the world. Angelina has notable work in Africa and Syria; Bill Gates through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has sponsored several projects in climate change, poverty alleviation, education and health.
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Donald Trump came in at number 17 just below the Pope. If you are a football fan, blow out that vuvuzela from Cristiano Ronaldo who came in at number 10 and Lionel Messi who came in at 11!
Despite Queen Elizabeth II being the 4th most admired woman in the world followed by Hillary Clinton and Emma Watson, she was number one in UK! So, she is the most admired woman in her country.
Would you believe it we told you that Jackie Chan was the third most admired man in the world and that the Russian president, Vladmir Putin wasn’t far off in the 6th position and was more admired than current American president, Donald Trump?
Source: Mirror UK
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