The former First Lady has been voted the most admired woman in the world while Queen Elizabeth II placed fifth. Mrs Obama took the top spot from Angelina Jolie, according to YouGov’s annual survey. Ms Jolie fell to third place behind Oprah Winfrey.
Current First Lady, Melania Trump, joined 2019’s list as she placed 19 out of 20.
Fans of Michelle Obama have flocked to social media to rejoice in her new title which surveyed 42,000 in 41 countries.
One said: “I admire Michelle Obama for many reasons. I fell in love with her when pictures were released of her shopping in Target as First Lady. That is when I knew she is one of us.”
While another added: “No surprise that she is the most admired woman in the world!”
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The title comes after Michelle recently gave a shocking confession while being interviewed by CBS’ Gayle King.
Mrs Obama admitted to having an active sex life.
Responding, Ms King said: “Great sex at every age, care to share?”
According to Grabien, Mrs Obama joked back: “Yes, I support that principle. I mean come on Gayle, yes.
“What are you supposed to say to that? No, I take issue with great sex at every age! No!”
Michelle, who has met the Queen on state visits, has even hugged the Monarch.
She received backlash for embracing Her Majesty as it was considered breaking royal protocol.
But Mrs Obama ignored the unwritten royal rules and put an arm around the monarch’s shoulder.
After joking about it with the London crowd saying “yikes! Sorry guys”, the former First Lady explained she would behave in a different way even if she had the chance to go back in time because hers was “a natural human reaction”.