Narendra Modi World’s Most Admired Indian: Check Full List of World's Most Admired PersonsJuly 19, 2019 12:55
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YouGov, internet-based market research and data analysis firm based in the United Kingdom, named Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi as the world’s most admired Indian followed by Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan.
PM Modi secured the sixth position on the global ranking, according to an online survey conducted by the firm.
Full list of of the world's most admired persons
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the world's most admired man, followed by former United States President Barack Obama and Asian cinematic icon Jackie Chan on second and third position. China's President Xi Jinping and Alibaba founder Jack Ma hold fourth and fifth rank respectively.
Among Indians, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, and Salman Khan are on the top 20 most admired men list. The United States President Donald Trump is ranked 14 and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan holds 17th position.
Among Indian ladies, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, and former beauty queens Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai were on the top 20 women list. Obama's wife and former First Lady of the United States, Michelle topped the women’s rankings. She was followed by TV and entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey and Hollywood actress and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) envoy, Angelina Jolie, on second and third position respectively. Trump's wife Melania is ranked 19th on the list.
"The top twenty most admired women sees five new faces this year. Two are married to the world leaders: Melania Trump and Chinese singer Peng Liyuan, who is the wife of President Xi Jinping. They are joined by Chinese scientist Tu Youyou, Indian actress Sushmita Sen and the U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres," said YouGov.
By Sowmya Sangam