- 1,025 Americans were asked in early December to name the man and woman currently living anywhere in the world that they most admire.
- Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's 16-year winning streak as Most Admired Woman.
- Barack Obama continues to win Most Admired Man for the 11th year in a row, defeating Individual-1 again for the 4th consecutive year.
Most Admired Man 2018
1. Barack Obama (19%)
2. Individual-1 (13%)
3. George W. Bush (2%)
- Prince William, Clint Eastwood, Brad Pitt, Tim Tebow (less than 1%)
- A friend or relative (10%)
Most Admired Woman 2018
1. Michelle Obama (15%)
2. Oprah Winfrey (5%)
3. Hillary Clinton (4%)
4. Melania-1 (4%)
5. Queen Elizabeth, Angela Merkel (2% tie)
- Ellen DeGeneres (2%), Jennifer Lopez (1%)
- Ivanka-1, Princess Kate, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie (less than 1%)
- A friend or relative (14%)
Most Admired Man among Republicans
1. Individual-1 (Rep 32%)
2. Barack Obama (Rep 7%)
Most Admired Woman among Republicans
1. Melanie-1 (Rep 9%)
2. Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey (Rep 5%)