Kate Middleton voted best role model for children by parents

According to a poll conducted by Vouchercloud on 2,287 mothers and fathers who were asked what celebrity they want their children to be influenced by, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is the most common choice.

The surveyees were parents to at least one child under the age of 10.

The Duchess, 33, scored 34 per cent as parents’ favorite role model, mostly because the British royalty is involved in charity work.

She is followed by British actress Michelle Keegan with 32 per cent, while pop star Taylor Swift came in third with 27 per cent. Angelina Jolie and Beyoncé were also included in the list as good role models.

Ed Sheeran took the first spot in parents’ preferences as a male personality role model, followed by One Direction star Harry Styles with 26 per cent.

Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton scored 20 per cent in the poll, comedian James Corden gained 17 per cent and Justin Timberlake – 14 per cent.