Poll shows the incumbent president is now the man Americans most admire. He dethrones Barack Obama, whose wife Michelle remains the most admired woman in the country.
Donald Trump is America’s most admired man, according to a Gallup poll released on December 29. He thus dethroned Barack Obama, who had held this title for 12 years. His wife Michelle nevertheless remains at the top of the women’s ranking.
18% of those polled said the outgoing president is the living male figure they admire the most, a figure that rises to 48% among those who say they are close to the Republican Party. Followed by his predecessor Barack Obama (15%), his successor Joe Biden (6%) and and Dr. Anthony Fauci, member of the Trump administration’s crisis cell on the coronavirus (3%). The other top 10 members are Pope Francis, entrepreneur Elon Musk, Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders, businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates, basketball player LeBron James, and the Dalai Lama.
Of the 1,018 people who responded to the survey, 21% gave no response and 11% named a friend or family member as the person they admire the most, as the Huffington recalls. Post.
Regarding the most admired woman in the United States, Michelle Obama retains the first place with 10% of the votes of those polled. She is followed by the next Vice President Kamala Harris (6%) and the current first lady, Melania Trump (4%). Angela Merkel, Queen Elisabeth II and Greta Thunberg are among the top 10.
Survey conducted by telephone by Gallup between December 1 and 17, 2020 on 1,018 adults over 18 years of age residing in the 50 states of the United States and in the District of Columbia.