In a poll conducted by YouGov , out of 25,000 people in 23 countries the 39-year-old actress topped the list ahead of The Queen (4th), Oprah (7th), Michelle Obama (5) and Kate Middleton (15).

Beyoncé and Emma Watson and Taylor Swift did not even make it to the top 10.

In second place was 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai who was shot by the Taliban and is an advocate for education and women's rights and in third place was Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The full global liit of the admired women who made it to the top 20 are;

1. Angelina Jolie

2. Malala Yousafzai

3. Hillary Clinton

4. Queen Elizabeth II

5. Michelle Obama

6. Celine Dion

7. Oprah Winfrey

8. Julia Roberts

9. Aung San Suu Kyi

10. Angela Merkel

11. Taylor Swift

12. Beyoncé Knowles

13. Sonia Gandhi

14. Jennifer Lawrence

15. Kate Middleton

16. Emma Watson

17. Faye Wong

18. Elizabeth Warren

19. Ellen DeGeneres

20. Dilma Rouseff

Meanwhile in a separate poll conducted In the UK, the Queen came 1st, with Angelina Jolie at number 7, while in India, Malala Yousafzai topped the poll.