Reader’s Digest and research firm The Waggoner Group polled more than 1,000 Americans to find out which individuals are most trusted. Respondents were asked to rank a list of more than 200 influencers, entertainers and news makers on the basis of trustworthiness.
Oscar-winning actors Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep topped the list. Good Morning America host Robin Roberts, Dr. Mehmet Oz and retired football coach Tony Dungy made the top 25. Billy Graham, Tim Tebow and Condaleeza Rice also made the list.
Americans said they had the most confidence in their doctors (77 percent), spiritual advisors (71 percent) and their children’s teachers (66 percent). After that was a list of who’s who in the area of entertainment, sports, business, politics, science, and other public figures.
Read the entire list: 100 Most Trusted People in America and Reader’s Digest Trust Poll: Here’s What Shocked Us the Most.
Source: Reader’s Digest Magazine