Barack Obama Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Barack Obama

Biography / Wiki

Barack Obama is one of the most admired and favored presidents of the United States. He served as the 44th President of the United States and first African-American President. He was born on 4th August 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before becoming the president he served as a US Senate in Illinois.

For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people, he was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. He passed several notable pieces of legislation including the Affordable Care Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Height / Weight / Age

Barack Obama has a height of 185 cm and in feet inches; his height is 6’1”. His weight is 81 kg in Kilograms or 180 lbs in Pounds. In August 2020, he turned 59 years old. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is gray.

Net Worth

Barack Obama has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

Education / Family

His father, Barack Obama Sr was born in Kenya and studied in the United States. Eventually, he became an economist in the Kenyan government. Obama’s mother S. Ann Dunham was white. His parents got separated and his mother remarried Lolo Soetoro from Indonesia.

Obama started his schooling in Indonesia and attended both government-run schools where he received some instruction in Islam and a Catholic private school where he took part in Christian schooling. He majors in political science from Columbia University.

Name

Barack Hussein Obama

Real Name Barack Hussein Obama
Nickname Barry, No Drama Obama, Bam
Birth Place Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Date Of Birth 4th August 1961
Age 59 years
Height In centimeters – 185 cm

In feet inches – 6’1”

Weight In kilograms – 81 kg

In pounds – 180 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Gray
Profession Politician
Zodiac sign Leo
School Santo Fransiskus Asisi (St. Francis of Assisi) Catholic School,  Jakarta, Indonesia

Besuki Public School, Jakarta, Indonesia

Punahou School, Honolulu, USA

College University of Hawaii

Occidental College

Columbia College, Columbia University, New York City

Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Religion Protestant Christian
Nationality American
Home Town Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Debut 1996
Fathers Name Barack Obama Sr. (Economist)
Mothers Name Ann Dunham

 

Barack Obama with his Parents
Barack Obama with his Parents
Brothers Malik Abongo Obama (Half-brother)

 

Barack Obama with his brother Malik Abongo Obama
Barack Obama with his brother Malik Abongo Obama

Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo (younger half-brother)

Barack Obama with his Brother Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo
Barack Obama with his Brother Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo

George Obama (half-brother)

George Obama
George Obama

David Ndesandjo (half-brother)

Sister Auma Obama (older half-sister)

Barack Obama with his Sister Auma Obama
Barack Obama with his Sister Auma Obama

Maya Soetoro-Ng (younger half-sister)

Barack Obama with his Sister Maya Soetoro-Ng
Barack Obama with his Sister Maya Soetoro-Ng

Career / Fashion And Style

Before entering politics, he taught at the University of Columbia Law School. Later in 1996, he was elected to the Illinois Senate and again in 1998 he was re-elected for the same.

He defeated Republican Alan Keyes in 2004 and became U.S. Senate. He became the chairman of Illinois Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee in 2003. In February 2007, he announced that he would seek the Democratic Party’s presidential election.

His campaign promised a change in the political system. He won the presidential election with 365 votes and defeated Republican John McCain. He worked towards ending the Iraq War, increasing energy independence and reforming the health care system.

His victory and working towards the welfare of the country were appreciated by people across the globe. On 4th April 2011, he announced his re-election campaign for the U.S presidency. Obama won the election 2nd time and defeated Mitt Romney by 332 electoral votes.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Obama met Michelle in Chicago fell in love and got married in 1992. The couple has two beautiful daughters Sasha and Malia.

Girlfriends Not known
Marital Status Married
Wife Michelle Obama

 

Barack Obama with his Wife
Barack Obama with his Wife
Children Daughter – Malia Ann Obama, Natasha Obama

Barack Obama with his Daughters
Barack Obama with his Daughters

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite Politician Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi
Favourite Quote Yes we can
Favourite Food Broccoli, Burger, Hot dogs
Favourite Film Casablanca, Lawrence of Arabia, Boyhood
Favourite Book Self Reliance by Ralph Waldo

Barack Obama

Some Interesting Facts About Barack Obama

  • In 1960, his parents met in the Russian Language at the University of Hawaii.
  • When he was just 21 years old his father died in a road accident.
  • In 1979, Obama made his first public speech at the Occidental College, Los Angeles.
  • From 1996 to 2004, he taught at the University of Chicago Law School.
  • “Senator Keg” is a beer from Kenya which dedicates Obama.
  • He really makes good chili and stir-fry.
  • He is fond of collecting comics. His favorite ones are Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian.
  • He quit smoking in 2010 for his smoking.
  • He has a pair of boxing gloves autographed by Muhammad Ali.
  • He won Grammy Awards twice for Best Spoken Word Album in 2006 and 2008.
  • If not a politician he would have become an architect.
  • Along with his friends, he made a group called “Choom Gang” and occasionally marijuana.
  • His hobbies are playing basketball, watching television, playing scrabble and poker.
  • He belongs to National Democratic Party.
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