Former US President Barack Obama has created history. He has scored a first in the history of American politics. When John Kennedy said he had a dream, that one day there will be equality of race in American, not many believed that it can get to the very zenith which Obama has taken it. Barack was optimism of the highest order personified. He was the 44th President of the U.S.
His slogan during his electioneering campaign for the office of the President of the U.S was audacity of hope. Obama made the impossible possible by becoming the very first black American to become the President of U.S. Prior to attaining the Captainship of the world’s greatest democracy, Barack had been a senator. Against all odds, he defeated his democratic rival Hilary Clinton who latter served as the secretary of state in his first tenure.
Barack was born on the 4th of August 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. His parents are Ann Dunham Barack Obama Sr. He is married to Michelle Robinson (m. 1992). The union is blessed with two Children. His father is from the Luo tribe in Kenya. His parents divorced in 1964.
Barack Obama was at Occidental college for his high school education. He is a graduate of Columbia University. The prestigious Harvard University once had Obama as an undergraduate. Aside politics for which he is well known, he is a trained lawyer.
Barack’s estimated Net worth is put at $12.2 million dollars.
Barack today is the first African American to hold the office of the President of the world’s greatest democracy- the U.S.
The Nobel Prize is a world acclaimed prize given to individuals who has distinguished himself/herself in a given field of endeavor. The year 2009 was Barack Obama’s year to mount the rostrum to receive the Nobel Prize for peace.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Date of Birth: 4-8-1961.
- Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
- Gender: Male.
- Height in m:85.
- Height in ft: 6’ 1”.
- Height in cm: 185 cm.
- Weight in kg: 81.
- Weight in pound: 180.
- Hair color: Dark Brown.
- Eyes color: Black.
Parents: Ann Dunham Barack Obama Sr.
- Siblings: Sasha and Malia.
- Measurements: Not given.
- Spouse: Michelle Robinson
- Ethnicity/Race: African American
- Nationality: American