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Here is the list of the most admired people in the world

Here is the list of the most admired people in the world
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Both Barack and Michelle Obama have topped the list of the most admired men and women in the world this year. Barack is followed by Bill Gates and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping while Michelle is followed by Angelina Jolie and Queen Elizabeth. Other appearances include Taylor Swift, Emma Watson, Scarlett Johansson, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The study conducted by YouGov (an internet-based market research and data analytics firm) surveyed more than 42,000 people in 38 countries and territories to compile the list.

Pakistani human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and Indian actress Priyanka Chopra have risen farthest in the ranks this year, climbing five places to 9th and 10th respectively. In Chopra’s case, this represents her best performance in the series so far.

Check out the full lists below.


List of World's Most Admired Women 2021

Michelle Obama

Angelina Jolie

Queen Elizabeth II

Oprah Winfrey

Scarlett Johansson

Emma Watson

Taylor Swift

Angela Merkel

Malala Yousafzai

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Kamala Harris

Hillary Clinton

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Sudha Murty

Greta Thunberg

Melania Trump


Liu Yifei

Yang Mi

Jacinda Ardern


List of World's Most Admired Men 2021

Barack Obama

Bill Gates

Xi Jinping

Cristiano Ronaldo

Jackie Chan

Elon Musk

Lionel Messi

Narendra Modi

Vladimir Putin

Jack Ma

Warren Buffett

Sachin Tendulkar

Donald Trump

Shah Rukh Khan

Amitabh Bachchan

Pope Francis

Imran Khan

Virat Kohli

Andy Lau

Joe Biden








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