YouGov.com has released its annual list of the world's "most admired" men and women . . . and thankfully, it isn't silly stuff likeKanye West, theKardashians, YouTubers, Korean boy bands, and the"Old Town Road"guy.
It's mostly world leaders, innovators, influential thinkers, plus a few superstar athletes and entertainers. To come up with the list, they talked to more than 42,000 people in 41 countries. Here are the World's 10 Most Admired Men:
1. Bill Gates
2. Barack Obama
3. Jackie Chan
4. Chinese leaderXi Jinping
5. Chinese businessmanJack Ma
6. Indian Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
7. Soccer starCristiano Ronaldo
8. TheDalai Lama
9. Soccer StarLionel Messi
10. Russian leaderVladimir Putin
Others include: Warren Buffettat #11,Elon Muskat #13,Donald Trumpat #14, andPope Francisat #15.
The World's 10 Most Admired Women are:
1. Michelle Obama
3. Angelina Jolie
4. Queen Elizabeth the Second
5. Emma Watson
6. Education activistMalala Yousafzai
7. Chinese singerPeng Liyuan
8. Hillary Clinton
9. Chinese chemistTu Youyou, who discovered drugs used to treat malaria.
10. Taylor Swift
Others include: Madonnaat #11,(Nick Jonas'wife)Priyanka Chopraat #14,Ellen DeGeneresat #15, andMelania Trumpat #19.
In America alone, the Top Five men are: Obama, Trump,Clint Eastwood, Bill Gates, andDwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
The Top Five women for Americans are: Michelle Obama, Supreme Court JusticeRuth Bader Ginsburg, Melania Trump, Ellen, and Queen Elizabeth, which is weird. Why does she matter that much to Americans? (YouGov)