The YouGov Poll recently did a survey worldwide about who people most admired. The most admired men were Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Xi Jinping. The most admired women were Angelina Jolie, Queen Elizabeth II, and Hillary Clinton.
The charts above show the men and women most admired by people in the United States. If you would like to see who other countries most admired, you can go to the YouGov site and click on the individual country.