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Barack Obama Life Biography-Success Story Of The 44th U.S. President

Barack Obama Life Biography

Barack Obama Life Biography – Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Hussein Obama was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

This biography provides detailed information about his Success Story, childhood, profile, career, Physical Stats, Personal Life, Relationships, Family, Favourite Things, Money Factor, Awards, Achievements, History, Wiki, Height, Weight, Son, Daughter, Age, Girlfriends, Children, Wife, Story and timeline.

Biography & Wiki

Real NameBarack Hussein Obama
NicknameBarry, No Drama Obama, Bam
ProfessionPolitician
PartyNational Democratic Party
Political Journey• In 1996, Elected to Illinois Senate.
• In 1998, Re-elected to Illinois Senate.
• In 2002, Re-elected again to Illinois Senate.
• Became the Chairman of Illinois Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee in January 2003.
• Won Primary election in March 2004.
• From 2005 to 2008, served as U.S. Senator from Illinois.
• On November 4, 2008, won the presidency and became the 1st African American President of the United States.
• Won the presidency for the 2nd time on November 6, 2012.

Physical Appearance

Heightcentimeters- 185 cm
meters- 1.85 m
Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)Kilograms- 81 kg
Pounds- 180 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown

Personal Life

Date of Birth4 August 1961
Age (as in 2017)56 Years
Birth PlaceHonolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityAmerican
HometownHonolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
SchoolSanto Fransiskus Asisi, Catholic School, Jakarta, Indonesia
Besuki Public School, Jakarta, Indonesia
Punahou School, Honolulu, USA
CollegeUniversity of Hawaii
Occidental College
Columbia College, Columbia University, New York City
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Educational QualificationsDegree in Political Science
Debut1996
FamilyFather– Barack Obama Sr.
Mother– Ann Dunham
Brothers– Malik Abongo Obama,
Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo (younger half-brother), 

George Obama, David Ndesandjo
Sisters– Auma Obama
Maya Soetoro-Ng (younger half-sister)
ReligionProtestant Christian
Address5046 S Greenwood Avenue.
Chicago, IL 60615.
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, watching television, playing scrabble.

Favourite

Favorite PoliticianMartin Luther King Jr., Mohandas Gandhi
Favorite QuoteYes We Can
Favorite FoodBroccoli, burger, hot dogs
Favorite FilmCasablanca, Lawrence of Arabia, Boyhood
Favorite BookSong of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends 

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeMichelle Obama (married 1992)
ChildrenDaughter– Malia Ann Obama, Natasha Obama
Son– N/A

Money

Net Worth12.2 million USD

Barack Obama Life Biography – Known Facts About Barack Obama

  • Does Barack Obama smoke?: No (Quit smoking in 2010)
  • Does Barack Obama drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Obama’s parents met in a Russian Language class at the University of Hawai’i.
  • Obama made his first public speech at the Occidental College, Los Angeles in 1979.
  • Traveled 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.
  • Kenya has named a beer dedicating to Obama – “Senator Keg”.
  • 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.
  • Won Grammy Awards twice for “Dreams from My Father” and for “The Audacity of Hope”.