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44th U.S. President Born: August 4, 1961 (age 60 years), Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Full name: Barack Hussein Obama II Vice president: Joe Biden (2009–2017) Education: Harvard Law School (1988–1991) Parents: Barack Obama Sr., Stanley Ann Dunham Children: Malia Ann Obama, Sasha Obama Religion: Protestant Christian Full Name Barack Hussein Obama Nickname(s) Barry, No Drama Obama, Bam Profession Politician Party Democratic Height in centimeters- 185 cm in meters- 1.85 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 1” Eye Color Dark Brown Hair Color Gray Date of Birth August 4, 1961 Age (as of 2021) 60 Years Birthplace Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Zodiac sign Leo Nationality American Hometown Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. School • Santo Fransiskus Asisi (St. Francis of Assisi) Catholic School, Jakarta, Indonesia • Besuki Public School, Jakarta, Indonesia • Punahou School, Honolulu, USA College/University • University of Hawaii • Occidental College • Columbia College, Columbia University, New York City • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts Educational Qualification He graduated with a BA degree in 1983 (majored in Political Science with a specialty in International Relations and in English literature). Family Father- Barack Obama Sr. (Economist) Mother- Ann Dunham Brother(s)- 4 • Malik Abongo Obama (Half-brother) • Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo (younger half-brother) • George Obama (half-brother) • David Ndesandjo (half-brother) Sister(s)- 2 • Auma Obama (older half-sister) • Maya Soetoro-Ng (younger half-sister) Religion Protestant Christian His mother was mostly of English descent, with some German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss, and Welsh ancestry. His father was a Luo Kenyan from Nyang’oma Kogelo. Hobbies Playing Basketball, watching television, playing scrabble and poker Politician(s) Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi Quote “Yes We Can” Marital Status Married Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known Wife Michelle Obama (married 1992) Children Daughter(s)- 2 • Malia Ann Obama (born; July 4, 1998) • Natasha Obama (born; June 10, 2001) Son- None

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Barack Obama met Michelle Robinson in 1989 while employed as a summer associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin. The couple started dating and eventually married in 1992. They are blessed with two daughters, Malia and Natasha. Obama was just a young boy when his mother recognized his potential and told a friend she believed he could be president of the United States when he grew up. He used to write poetry when he was a young man in love. The name Barack means “one who is blessed” in Swahili. As a young boy growing up in Indonesia, he had a pet ape named Tata. Obama admits he took drugs including marijuana and cocaine as a teenager. His basketball-playing skills earned him the nickname “O’Bomber” in high school. He loves comics! He has read every Harry Potter book and collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics. He has tried some very peculiar dishes like dog meat, snake meat, and roasted grasshopper while living in Indonesia. His childhood nickname was “Barry” and it was only during his university years that he came to be addressed by his full name. He owns four identical pairs of black size 11 shoes. Parents met while both attended the University of Hawaii His father was the first African student to attend the university Parents separated when he was 2, as his father moved to Boston to attend graduate school at Harvard; they divorced in 1964 He would see his father only once more in his life, in 1971 Mother remarried in 1967, to an Indonesian student studying at the University of Hawaii; the family moved to Jakarta, Indonesia, later that year In 1971, his mother sent him back to Hawaii to live with his maternal grandparents amid concerns for the quality of her son’s education After graduating from Columbia, he worked in New York before moving to Chicago to become the director of the Developing Communities Project; helped establish numerous programs to benefit the South Side’s underprivileged families In 1988, he left Chicago and entered Harvard Law School, where he became the first black president of the Harvard Law Review He graduated magna cum laude in 1991 Met his future wife, Michelle, when he worked at a Chicago law firm in June of 1989 and she was his mentor Served as a law-school professor at the University of Chicago from 1992 until 2004, when he was elected to the US Senate Elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996 Gained national prominence in 2004 thanks to his stirring performance as the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention Announced his presidential candidacy on February 10, 2007 Became the clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination after Hillary Rodham Clinton suspended her campaign in June 2008 Became the first black US president following his victory in the 2008 election, in which he defeated John McCain by a 365-to-173 electoral-vote margin In 2009, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to promote international diplomacy He became only the third sitting president to win the award, along with Theodore Roosevelt (1906) and Woodrow Wilson (1919) Defeated Mitt Romney in 2012 to secure a second term as president Barack Obama initial name comes from the word that indicates “blessed by God” in Arabic language. In Kenyan where his father was born, the long-steeped “Senator” product of beer has been labeled as “Obama.” From January 3, 2005 to November 16, 2008, he was the U.S. Senator from Illinois. He earned a Grammy for the Best Spoken Word of CD version for his memoirs “Dreams From My Father”. Barack Obama resided in Hyde Park in Chicago. On Late Night along with Conan O’Brien, he exposed that President George W. Bush called him “”Rock” and Bama”. He has two daughters named Sasha Obama and Malia Obama. Obama’s parents met in a Russian language class in 1960, at the University of Hawai’i. Obama’s father died in a road accident when Barack was just 21 years old. In his teenage, Obama became a member of a group made by his friends called “Choom Gang” and occasionally smoked marijuana. Obama made his first public speech at the Occidental College, Los Angeles in 1979. He traveled for the first time to Europe in mid-1988. In 1995, Obama published a memoir “Dreams from My Father”. For twelve years, he taught at the University of Chicago Law School from 1996 to 2004. He was one of the early opponents of the George W. Bush administration’s 2003 invasion of Iraq. Kenya has named a beer dedicating to Obama- “Senator Keg”. He is pretty good at making chili and stir-fry. Obama loves collecting comics. Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian are among his favorite ones. Once Obama was a chain-smoker, but he quit smoking in 2010 for his children. Obama owns a pair of boxing gloves autographed by Muhammad Ali. He won Grammy Awards twice for Best Spoken Word Album: first, in 2006, for “Dreams from My Father” and second, in 2008, for “The Audacity of Hope”. In an interview, he said that had he not been into politics, he would be an architect. On May 22, 2018, Barack Obama, along with his wife Michelle Obama, signed a deal to produce docu-series, documentaries, and features for Netflix under Obama’s newly formed production company, Higher Ground Productions. In December 2019, he shared his most-loved movies and TV shows of the year 2019. In a Facebook post, Obama wrote- This year’s list includes everything from explorations of class dynamics and relationships, to an inspired reboot of a classic graphic novel, to a portal back to one of the most special places in history — an Aretha Franklin concert.” The 44th president’s picks of the year 2019 ranged from well-reviewed features to documentaries, including “Parasite,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” “The Irishman” and the new Netflix documentary “American Factory,” a film from Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground. On July 27, 2021, the NBA announced that Obama had bought a stake in the NBA’s Africa business through his foundation. According to the NBA, Obama will hold a minority equity stake in NBA Africa.

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