Despite her modest profile, immigrant status and constant criticisms she faces, Melania Trump, the third wife of US President Donald Trump, is immensely popular.
Melania Trump overtook Kate Middleton and Beyonce in Gallup's Most Admired Women list
The list has the former first lady, presidential candidate and Democrat Hillary Clinton at the top.
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The company released the results of its Most Admired Man and Woman poll earlier this week. In 1946, when the poll was carried out for the first time, World War II Gen. Douglas MacArthur won the first place while women were completely avoided.
This year, Michelle Obama earned second place, ahead of Oprah Winfrey and Elizabeth Warren. In the men’s category, Barack Obama was voted most admired, one place ahead of Donald Trump.
The poll results were based on interviews carried out with 1,049 individuals over the phone in December.