Barack Obama Biography

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Birth Name: Barack Obama
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   56 Years
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Barack Obama or Barack Hussein Obama II was the 44th president of the United States of America and the first African-American, who served as president. As well as, he is the first President who was born outside the contiguous 48 states. Firstly, he served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997-2004 and then served in the U.S. Senate representing Illinois from 2005-2008. Initially served as the United States President from 2009-2017. Barack was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961 to white mother; Ann Dunham and African father, Barack Obama Sr. His parents divorced when he was three years old. Obama's father visited him once at Christmas before he died in a car accident in 1982. Regarding Obama's ethnicity and, he belongs to Afro-American group.

Barack Obama completed his high school in 1979 and moved to Los Angeles to attend "Occidental College." In 1981, he transferred to Columbia College of the Columbia University in the New York City, where he majored in political science. As well as, specialized in international relations and English literature as well as completed his BA in 1983.

After graduating, Obama worked as a financial researcher and writer at the Business International Corporation in 1983. Afterward, he worked as a project coordinator for the "New York Public Interest Research Group" at the City College of New York campus for almost three months in 1985. 

Later, Barack worked as the director of the "Developing Communities Project" for three years. He also worked as a consultant and instructor for the Gamliel Foundation, which was a community organizing institute. Barry was also an editor of the Harvard Law Review, president of the journal, and the research assistant to the constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe at Harvard. 

President Obama came into limelight after obtaining JD degree magna cum laude from Harvard and elected as the president of the "Harvard Law Review," where he was the first African American to hold that position which grabbed media's attention.

During his time at Harvard, he published his book, Dreams from my father in 1995. Obama taught constitutional law at the "University of Chicago Law School" for twelve years, where he was the lecturer for four years and senior lecturer for eight years. 

Before starting the legislative career, Barack served on the board of the director for Woods Fund of Chicago and also served on the board of directors, founding president, and chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge.     

In 1996, Barack was elected to the Illinois Senate, then re-elected to the Illinois Senate in 1998 and initially become the chairman of the Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee. In 2004, he resigned the Illinois Senate and stood for the U.S. Senate election.

On 3rd January 2005, Barack Obama swore as a senator, became the only Senate member of the Congressional Black ethnicity. After working for the two years as a Senate, he announced his candidacy for President of the United States on 10th February 2007.

On 4th November 2008, he became the 44th president of the United States of America. Obama served on the President for eight years and left the White House in January 2017, having 60% approval rating. As well as, A 2017 C-SPAN Presidential Historians Survey ranked Obama as the 12th best US president.  

During Obama's Presidency, he did several significant works and earned wide appreciation and love from the public. He signed $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which results in 3.7 million new private-sector jobs and employment for the people.

Further, he reduced 30% in fleet gasoline and 26 percent boost in water efficiency, as well as issued orders to all federal agencies to cut down on their environmental impact until 2020. 

Moreover, 44th President of the United States, Obama also run the operation Neptune Spear and completed the mission of ending breath of the international terrorist, Osama bin Laden,  residing in the Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2011. Moreover, he also stance on same-sex marriage and LGBT rights, which protect every gender and sexual orientation dignity. 

Barack Obama was one of the most loved President in the United States. His notable work earned him Best Spoken Word Album Grammy Awards twice, the Nobel Peace Prize for his remarkable and extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples and also named Obama as its Person of the Year twice by Time magazine.

Moving towards Barack Obama personal life, he lived with Sheila Miyoshi Jager; an anthropologist while he was a community organizer in Chicago. Mr. President proposed her twice, but she along with her family turned him down. This relationship came to the public after Obama's two-term presidency ended. 

Later in 1989, Barry met charm of his life, Michelle Robinsonwhile he was working for summer associate at the Chicago law firm in Austin. The couple began dating since 1991. After a year of an affair, Obama and Michelle married on 3rd October 1992. 

The couple gave birth to their first daughter, Malia Ann on 4th July 1998. After three years, Obama and Michelle gave birth to their second child, Natasha also known as Sasha on 10 June 2001.

Former President, Obama and the first lady, Michelle are living together and enjoying their married life. Barack Obama worked in several places before being the 44th president of the United States.

During those days, he had the net worth of $5 million, which he earned after holding several renowned positions in different companies. After being president for twice, he has also received a reasonable sum of money. As of Jan 2017, Barack Obama has the net worth of $12.2 Million. As per sources, Obama is living in $5.3 Million Mansion along with his family. 

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Born in Hawaii

1961 4th of August

Barack Obama was born on 4th August 1961 in Hawaii. He is the son of African American father, Barack Obama Sr and White mother, Ann Dunham. His parents divorced when he was three years old. 


Married to Michella Obama

1992 3rd of October

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama met each other while working for summer associate at the Chicago law firm in Austin. They started dating each other and engaged in1991. On 3rd October 1991, the couple married.  


Elected for Illinois Senate.


Barack was elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996. After serving for two years, he was reelected to the Illinois Senate in 1998 and initially become the chairman of the Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee. 


Elected for Senator

2005 3rd of January

In 2005, after getting elected to the Illinois Senate, Barack Obama was selected for the Senator. He was only the Senator member of the Congressional Black Ethnicity. 



Re-elected as the President.


Firstly, Barack Obama was elected as the 44th President of the United States in 2008. Afterward, he was again reelected in 2012 and served the United States for eight years until 2017. 


Current Networth


Before being the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama had the net worth of $5 Million. As of Jan 2017, Barack Obama has the net worth of $12.2 Million and is living in $5.3 Million Mansion along with his family. 

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