Who is Michelle Obama?

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is married to the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama. She is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Michelle Obama is a lawyer and writer who was the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. As the first lady, Michelle focused her attention on social issues such as poverty, healthy living, and education. 

Where was Michelle Obama's born?

Michelle Obama Early Life

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.  Michelle's father is Fraser Robinson who was a city-pump operator and a Democratic precinct captain. Her mother's name is  Marian, who was a secretary at Spiegel's but later stayed home to raise Michelle and her older brother, Craig. At just 21 months apart in age, Craig and Michelle were often mistaken for twins. The Robinson family lived in a small bungalow on Chicago's South Side. Michelle and Craig shared quarters, sleeping in the living room with a sheet serving as a makeshift room divider. They were a close-knit family, typically sharing meals, reading, and playing games together. She studied sociology and African American studies at Princeton University in New Jersey before attending Harvard Law School. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed of  Irish, English, and Native American. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she belongs to Christianity religion. 

What did Obama do for a living?

Michelle  Obama became an associate at the Chicago office of the law firm Sidley & Austin, where she met her future husband Barack. At the firm, she worked on marketing and intellectual property law.  She continues to hold her law license, but as she no longer needs it for her work, she has kept it on a voluntary inactive status since 1993. In 1993, she became Executive Director for the Chicago office of Public Allies, a non-profit organization encouraging young people to work on social issues in nonprofit groups and government agencies. She worked there for nearly four years and set fundraising records for the organization that still stood 12 years after she left. Obama later said that she had never been happier in her life before working "to build Public Allies".

After graduating from law school in 1988, Michelle worked as an associate in the Chicago branch of the firm Sidley Austin in the area of marketing and intellectual property. In 1991, she left corporate law to pursue a career in public service, working as an assistant to Mayor Richard Daley and then as the assistant commissioner of planning and development for the City of Chicago. In 1993, Michelle became executive director for the Chicago office of Public Allies, a nonprofit leadership-training program that helped young adults develop skills for future careers in the public sector. In 1996, Michelle joined the University of Chicago as associate dean of student services, developing the school’s first community-service program. Beginning in 2002, she worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals, as executive director of community relations and external affairs. In May 2005, Michelle was appointed vice president for community and external affairs at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she continued to work part-time until shortly before her husband's inauguration as president. She also served as a board member for the prestigious Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

When did Michelle get married?

Michelle Obama and Barack Obama with family

Michelle and Barack married at Trinity United Church of Christ on October 3, 1992. They met in 1989, at Michelle's first job as a lawyer at the Chicago firm Sidley Austin. Her future husband, Barack, was a summer intern to whom Michelle was assigned as an adviser. 

Before, Michelle refused to date Barack, believing that their work relationship would make the romance improper. However, the couple soon fell in love. After two years of dating, Barack proposed.  Barack Obama has said that the couple had an "opposites attract" scenario in their initial interest in each other since Michelle had stability from her two-parent home while he was "adventurous". After suffering a miscarriage, Michelle underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their daughters Malia Ann (born 1998) and Natasha (known as Sasha, born 2001).

 How much is Obama worth?

Michelle іѕ аn ехсеllеnt rоlе mоdеl fоr Аfrісаn Аmеrісаn Wоmеn. She hаѕ dоnе ѕо muсh ѕосіаl wоrk fоr wоmеn wоrldwіdе аnd hеnсе іѕ соnѕіdеrеd tо bе thе grеаtеѕt fеmаlе ісоnѕ іn thе wоrld. Apart from that, Michelle Obama's The book sold 1.4 million copies in its first week. After 15 days, the book became the best-selling book in the US for the year 2018. By March 26, 2019, Becoming had sold 10 million copies. Obama is a lawyer and writer. So, aѕ оf Арrіl 2020, Місhеllе hаѕ а Nеt Wоrth оf $75 mіllіоn– thаt’ѕ nоt соuntіng whаt ѕhе ѕhаrеѕ wіth hеr huѕbаnd, Ваrасk. Неr nеt wоrth іѕ аll ѕеt tо ѕkуrосkеt оnсе hеr mеmоіr “Весоmіng” dеbutѕ.

How tall is Michelle Obama?

Michelle Obama's Being is 56 years old as of today’s date 30th April 2020. Her height is 1.8 m and her weight is 59 kg. Her sexual orientation is straight. She has a dark brown eye color and black color hair.

Some Unknown Facts About Michelle Obama

  • Michelle Obama's favorite animal is Bo ( male Portuguese Water Dog).
  • Robinson is the older brother of former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and the brother-in-law of former U.S. 
  • Becoming (book) Becoming is the memoir of former United States first lady Michelle Obama published in 2018. 
  • Former First Lady of the United States