Michelle Obama Makes No. 4 on Forbes’ ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Mrs. Obama was right behind Melinda Gates

michelle obama giving speechFirst lady Michelle Obama makes number four on this year’s Forbes Magazine’s “Most Powerful Women” list.

The Forbes list contains political leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and CEOs. The top 100 women are ranked based on money, media presence, and impact over the last year.

Topping the 2013 “Most Powerful Women” list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel (No. 1), Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (No. 2), and Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (No. 3).