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Michelle Obama 'most admired' woman: poll

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According to a recent YouGov.com poll, former first lady Michelle Obama (pictured) is the "Most Admired Woman in the World" (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

To some, she's the "Forever First Lady" but across the world, Michelle Obama is the "most admired."

According to a recent YouGov.com poll, which surveyed 42,000 people in 41 countries, the former first lady topped the list as the "Most Admired Woman in the World."

Mrs O even beat out her pal, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, who came in second.

Academy Award-winning actress and human rights activist Angelina Jolie landed in third place, while Queen Elizabeth II was fourth on the list.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton - another former first lady - clocked in at No.8 while pop diva Madonna ranked at No. 11.

Bringing pride to the LGTBQ community, Ellen DeGeneres was No.15.

Current first lady Melania Trump came in at No. 19 out of 20.

Meanwhile, on the Most Admired Men's list Michelle's husband, former president Barack Obama, came in at No.2.

Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates topped the list, while international action star Jackie Chan kicked in at No.3.

On the YouGov survey of the Most Admired Men in the US, Obama bested Donald Trump, who came in at No. 2.

Michelle Obama was once again number one on the women's list.

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