Most admired man and woman title goes to Barack and Michelle Obama

Hong Kong: While all leaders strive to make a mark on the world, there are some who are showered with immense love even when their tenure ends. Former United States President Barack Obama, touted as one of the most charismatic leaders in the world, has been named the most admired man among internet users in Singapore in 2018.

Not just him, his wife and former First Lady, Michelle Obama, has also made way to the list by getting the title of the most admired woman, as reported by South China Morning Post. The YouGov study, which was conducted online, ranked public figures in 35 countries across the world in which Barack and Michelle Obama were given admiration scores of 12.7 per cent and 11.7 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, the 44th US President and his wife also ranked second on the global list. The current President of US Donald Trump, on the other hand, was ranked at the 17th place. At the top of the global lists were Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie.