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Top 10 Most Admired Men in the World 2020

The current world population is  7.8 billion where all are different from one another and they are doing the same as the world is doing and just enjoying their life with parents. There are some people in the world who differ in a good way and people become recognized internationally by his/her works and become respecting them for his/her great contribution. 

Every year YouGov published a list of the  Top 10 most admired men in the world by doing surveys and polling. As like every year they also published the list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

The method of making this list is firstly they nominate people and do polling in some areas of the different cities in different countries online and compile the list to 20 men. Here we make you easy to by making a top 10 list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

Here is the list of the top 10 most admired men in the world 2020:

10. Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor and philanthropist who was born on September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon, and grew in Toronto.

Reeves gained attention for his performance in the River Edge, Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey and sci-fi blockbuster movie Matric brought major recognition as well as My Own Private Idaho and many more he got public attention.

He started his acting journey in theatre productions and in television films. 

Keanu Reeves won 13 awards and nominees in 27 where he won Bambi Awards for best actor, Blockbuster entertainment awards for favorite actor, Bravo otto award for best actor, world stunt awards, MTV Movies + Tv awards for best male performance, and many other awards.

He supports several charities and causes he founded a private cancer foundation in response to his sister’s battle with leukemia, work in PETS for animal rights, and gave around $80 million to the needy people from his salary of a matrix.

He is a motorcycle enthusiast so he co-founded a motorcycle company called Arch Motorcycle Company LLC. All his impressive roles in films and his acts of kindness people started to know him and he scored 3.6 which helped to reach in the Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

9. Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a philanthropist, engineer, industrial designer, and business magnate who was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa.

He is the founder of the Boring Company, co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI, CEO and CTO also the chief designer of SpaceX along with product architect of Tesla, Inc.

Elon Musk is considered as the 21st century’s Thomas Edison also some people called aliens because his contribution to help save humanity makes them feel like they came from another galaxy.

He studied economics and physics at the University of Pennsylvania and also received a bachelor of science degree in economics from the Wharton schools along with a bachelor of Arts degree in physics. 

Elon Musk started his business career at the age of 12 when he sold his software of a game he created called Blaster also in the year 1995 with his brother he started Zip2 corporation later on he sale it and founded an online financial payment/ services but in 2002 it was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in stow now popularly known as PayPal.

Elon Musk wants to reduce the cost of space transportation that leads to enabling people to colonize mars he started a project in SpaceX and successfully launched called falcon1. All the entrepreneurs didn’t want to get into the electric vehicle business but Elon musk wanted to reduce global emissions and prevent catastrophic warming of the planet he started the business of tesla motor car.

Other greatest projects which will change the world of Elon musk are The faster transportation hyperloop, mind-reading storage device neuro link, and so on. All the great inventions in the different fields by one man which amazed the world and admiring the Elon musk so he got 3.6 scores in the Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

8. Dalai Lama

14th Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama is a Buddhist monk and the head monk of  Tibetan who was born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, northeastern Tibet. The Current 14th Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso who was born in 1935 and the 1st Dalai Lama is Gendun Drup who was born in 1391.

The current Dalai lama became Tibetan monks at the age of two and passed all the tests and had the physical traits of the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama.

The Dalai Lama is the largest and most influential tradition in Tibet also the Dalai lama means in Buddhism is the ocean of wisdom. The choosing of a Dalai Lama is when the death of a Dalai Lama there is a search for a boy who was born around the same time as the death of the Dalai Lama.

The Dalai Lama won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 in recognition of his nonviolent campaign over nearly 40 years to end China’s domination of his homeland. Due to this patient and peaceful nature also spreading knowledge along with meditation nature Dalai Lama score 4.0 score which helps to in 8th position of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

7. Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Jack Ma is a Chinese business magnate, philanthropist and investor who was born on 10 September 1964 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang and became the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group.

He graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts and afterward he became a lecturer in English and international trade at Hangzhou Dianzi University.  He started out his career as an English teacher and became a great entrepreneur now.

He is the founder of the E-commerce giant Alibaba as well as a stakeholder at Alipay. Jack Ma is one of the World’s Most Powerful People as well as the wealthiest people in the world.

He is in the 17th rank in Billionaires, no 1 in the china rich list 2019, no 21 in the powerful people 2018, no 7 Richest in Tech 2017 and Global Game Changers in 2016. Jack

Ma is awarded the Top 10 Economic Personalities of the Year by China Central Television(CCTV), Young Global leader award in the world Economic Forum, 25 Most powerful Businessperson in Asia by Fortune, world’s best CEOs in 2008 by Barron’s and many more awards for contributing in the fighting back against the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this pandemic, his foundation donated millions of medical supplies and masks supplies to the U.S., Europe, and Africa. All these help nature and contribute to Tech sectors also a great leader he got a 4.3 score which leads to the top 7 in the list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

6. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a professional Portuguese footballer who was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal on 5th February 1985. He plays football for Portugal National Team and Italian Serie A Club Juventus as a forward player.

He started his youth career by joining Andorinha in 1992 and joined Nacional as a youth player in 1995 however later he joined Sporting CP in 1997.

In 2002, Ronaldo started his senior career from Sporting CP B and he was also selected for the main team of Sporting CP. Ronaldo was transferred to Manchester United in 2003 and played for Manchester United from till 2007.

In 2009, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid at the transfer fee of 94 million euros where he played for this club for 10 years. On 10th July 2018, he signed to join the Italian club Juventus in the transfer fee of 100 million Euro with an additional 12 million Euro charges and became the highest-paid football player in the world. 

Ronaldo is known as the greatest player due to his huge contribution to football. He won five Ballons d’Or award, four European Golden Shoes, most goals scored UEFA Champions Leagues, the most hat-trick in the UEFA championship, two Copas del Rey others many more awards.

He is the most followed athlete on social media Facebook and Instagram, Instagram followers hit 200 million in 2020. So all these great contributions to the football sports he remains in the heart of all the people not only football fan other people also the inspiration for all of the people. The published list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020 he scored 4.5.

5. Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang who is best known as Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, stuntman, film director, producer, and singer. He was born on April 7, 1953, in Hong Kong to Charles and Lee-Lee Chan.

He is best known for his acrobatic fighting style, use of improvised weapons, comic timing, and innovative stunts in the cinematic world and he typically performs all the stunts himself. He has trained in Kung Fu and has appeared in more than 150 films.

Jackie Chan is one of the most recognizable and influential personalities in the world and has a fan base in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. He has also received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars.

In the year 2000, Jackie Chan is listed as the second-highest-paid actor in the world. Jackie Chan won Various international award Academy Awards, American Choreography Awards, ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards, Asia Pacific Film Festival, Britannia Awards, Golden Phoenix Awards, Hong Kong Film Awards, IIFA Awards, World Stunts Awards and many more awards which makes him recognized by the international people.

The acting and martial moves in the movie are widely popular in the people also he is always donating money for the different kinds of needed people all over the world. All these popularity and great contributions in the film sector he scored 4.7 which leads him to in the top 5 list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

4. Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi is a politician of India who was born on 17 September 1950 in a Gujarati Hindu family who is serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India. He is a member of the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh).

He is the first prime minister to win 2 consecutive elections with a full majority who is not from Indian National Congress and second after Atal Bihari Vajpayee to complete 5 years in office. Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party in the general election of 2014 in which his party got a majority in the lower house of parliament.

In his administration, he tried to improve efficiency in the bureaucracy, reduced spending on healthcare and social welfare programs and raise foreign direct investment in the Indian economy.

He is one of the most admired leaders due to his excellent communication skill and strong decision-making. All the 1.353 billion Indians believe in Narendra Modi for his great contribution in the many sectors of India to develop and make proud to all the Indian people from his leadership. He scored 4.7 in the list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020 by YouGov published list.

3. Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping is a politician of China and who was born on 15 June 1953 in Beijing, China. He has served the Chinese Communist Party as General Secretary and CMC (Central Military Commission) as Chairman since 2012 and the People’s Republic of China since 2013.

He studied chemical engineering at Tsinghua University of Beijing from 1975 to 1979 as a “Worker-Peasant-Soldier student”. Xi Jinping has been the most prominent leader in China since 2012 and in 2016 he also officially received the title of “leadership core” from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Since 2007, he has been a member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee. He has been tagged as a dictator by various political observers and human rights activists. As he is the president of one of the most powerful countries, he also ranks among the most powerful people in the world.

Xi Jinping got many medals from countries including Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, and other nations. All this great achievement in leadership he scored 5.1 in YouGov which helped him to reach in the list Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

2. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, software developer, and philanthropist who is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Gates also served as the chairman, chief executive officer, president and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. He was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington of the United States.

Bill Gates is also considered as the best entrepreneur of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft Corporation with his childhood friend Paul Allen in 1975 in Albuquerque, New Mexico which went to be the world’s largest personal computer software company.

Bill has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people since 1987. Now he is in the 2nd position in the list of the top 10 richest people in the world 2020

Bill Gates was also one of the greatest charitable people in the world. He has founded a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for charitable work all over the world. Bill has donated $ 35.8 billion for the welfare of the people all around the world in healthcare, extreme poverty, education, and access to the information technology field.

All the revolutionary work done in the field of technology and having a kind heart also the habit of helping the people makes him an internationally known person and 2nd position in the list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020 with a YouGov score 8.3.

1. Barack Obama

Barak Obama

Barack Obama is an American politician who was born on 4 August,196 in Honolulu, Hawaii, US, and became the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

He is the first African-American who becomes the president of the United States. He previously served as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004 and US senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.

He graduated from Columbia University in 1983 and enrolled in Harvard Law school in 1988. Obama’s Politics career has started when he was elected to the Illinois senate in 1996 where he helped to pass legislation to expand health care to poor families and many laws after that In 2004 he was elected to the U.S senate. 

Barack Obama gained national recognition when he delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004 where many Americans were connected by his speech.

Barack Obama got the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people. He wrote 3 books Dreams from my father, The Audacity of Hope and Of Thee, I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters where he got more recognition by the people.

He received 2 Grammy Awards for Spoken Word Album of the Year. All these great things are done to the people of the United States and make this country at this level there is the hand of Barack Obama so he scored 8.9 which helped him to the top list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

Final Word

In this article, we write small details about the people born status, awards, academy, achievement, political status and other fields of every person in the list of Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020.

All the information is collected by different sources on the internet like wiki and the list is made by the report published by YouGov also we researched all and verifies this list is a genuine list of the Top 10 most admired men in the world 2020. 

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