As humans when you affect people’s life you become admirable to other humans and they celebrate you differently, YouGov list of the most admired people in the world is out and topping the list is American tech mogul, Bill Gates, and actress, producer, humanitarian and Brad Pitt ex-wife Angelina Jolie, have been named the world’s most admired man and woman in 2018.
YouGov, a market research company based in London since separate male and female categories were introduced in 2015. In the list which features 20 men and 20 women whom were selected after 37,000 people were polled in 35 countries, the two powerful figures beat out several influential leaders and personalities including both Barack and Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Hilary Clinton among others.
Falling closely behind Gates for ‘most admired man’ are former US President Barack Obama, actor and martial artist Jackie Chan, President of China Xi Jingping and Chinese business magnate Jack Ma.
Rounding out the top five for the women’s category are former US first lady Michelle Obama, TV host Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.