Outgoing President Donald Trump is America’s most admired man, according to the annual Gallup poll. He thus dethroned Barack Obama, who had held this position for the past twelve years.
On the women’s side, the first place goes as in 2019 to Michelle Obama. She is ahead of future Vice President Kamala Harris and the current First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump.
Donald Trump is America’s most admired man.
On December 29, the Gallup Institute announced the results of its annual survey of America’s Most Admired People. Against all odds, the incumbent US President Donald Trump is at the top.
He deposed Barack Obama but was ranked first for twelve years. In fact, in recent years, Donald Trump has been getting closer and closer to Barack Obama’s score. Since 2019.
Joe Biden is in third place.
Despite losing the election last November, it appears that the current head of state still enjoys strong American support. In fact, Donald Trump is the most admired man for 18% of Americans surveyed. What is the best result for this survey?
For his part, the former Democratic president got 15% of the vote. As for future president Joe Biden, he ranks third in the ranking with 6% of his countrymen’s votes, just ahead of famous doctor Anthony Fauci, who got 2% of the vote.
Michelle Obama tops the women’s rankings.
Also in the top 10 are Pope Francis and Tesla founder Elon Musk. But also US Senator Bernie Sanders, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and basketball player LeBron James.
Michelle Obama remains America’s most admired female figure for the third year in a row on the women’s side. Barack Obama’s wife indeed obtains 10% of the votes.
Melania Trump scores 4%.
She is thus ahead of future vice-president Kamala Harris, who won 6% of the vote. As for the First Lady Melania Trump, in third place in the ranking, she obtains 4%.
However, Oprah Winfrey, Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elizabeth II, Amy Coney Barrett, and activist Greta Thunberg are outside the podium.
Donald Trump unpopular but admired.
Moreover, if Donald Trump had not been able to win first place so far, as the most admired man in the United States, his low popularity rate, which turned to around 36% -40%, as Gallup explains in its review.
Today that figure is still 39%. Still, Gallup finds that his dominance among Republicans put Donald Trump at the top of the list of most admired men in 2020.
21% gave no response
The reason? Well, 48% of Republicans voted for Trump as the person they admired the most. At the same time, the Democrats were more divided. In fact, only 32% voted for Obama.
However, the numbers seem surprisingly low. But be aware that in the Gallup poll, 21% gave no response, and 11% named a friend or family member as the person they admired the most.
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