Prime Minister Imran Khan and Malala Yousafzai have made it to the list of the World’s Most Admired People of 2019. While PM Khan was number 17 on the list, Malala scored the sixth position. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also in the list on number six.

More than 37,000 people from 35 countries were part of the annual study compiled by YouGov.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Michelle Obama topped the list which included influential people from different fields.


Michelle Obama replaced Angelina Jolie as the world’s most admired woman. The American actress and humanitarian went down to the third position this year.

Meanwhile, Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the world’s most admired man. He tops the list every time YouGov conducts a survey.

Other people who made it to the list include Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwariya Rai, Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan.