Barack Hussein Obama II is a popular politician and attorney who also served as the forty-fourth president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He is a democrat and became the first African American President of the United States. Moreover, he has also worked as US senator in Illinois. Barack Obama age fifty-nine. His term in office improved the reputation as well as the economy of the US. Many people regarded his presidency favourably. That is why he gets placed in the upper tier of American presidents. Many of his policies and plans have been a huge success.
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The birth date of Obama is August 4, 1961, and his birthplace is Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother is of European descent and his father was from African descent. The name of his mother is Ann Dunham. His father’s name is Barack Obama Sr.
On June 1962 Obama finished his undergraduate degree in Hawaii. Then Obama started to live in Indonesia in Punahou School. After that, he graduated on 1979. In the same year, he moved to Los Angeles where he attended Occidental College. In Columbia University he did his major in international relations and English literature. He was a good financial writer and researcher at his college.
– Law career
Obama graduated from Columbia then shifted from New York to Chicago. Then he worked as a research assistant to Laurence Tribe. Then from the 1990s, he started to serve as a summer associate. After that, he served in Chicago Annenberg Challenge as one of the board of directors.
– U.S. Senator from Illinois
Obama sworn in as the senator on January 3, 2005, and he was the only senate member of Congressional Black Caucus. A magazine characterised him as “loyal Democrat”.
– Presidential campaigns
On 2007 Obama announced his decision of becoming the candidate for President of the United States. His campaigns projected good themes and hopes. Many candidates from Democratic Party joined the race however it narrowed at last to Obama and Hillary Clinton. On 2008 because of Obama being in the lead Hillary ended her campaign and supported Obama.
On 2008 he selected Joe Biden as his running mate for Vice President. Then John McCain became the candidate for Republic party. The two candidates took part in many debates but Obama won the presidency. Barack Obama speeches from then on inspired many people.
– President from 2009 to 2017
Obama took place as the president of the United States on January 20, 2009. His many policies and plans started to change the outlook of many people. He publicly shared his support for same-sex marriage and became the first president to do so. He took many steps to manage the financial crisis. Moreover, he also set in motion many healthcare reforms. During his presidency he authorised the surgical raid of United States Navy SEALs. This resulted in the death of bin Laden.
Furthermore, Barack Obama twitter also congratulated his friends Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for becoming President and Vice President of the United States.
On 1989 Barack Obama met Michelle Robinson. She served as Obama’s advisor in the firm. He asked her several times to go on a date but she declined it. But in 1991 they started to date and they got married on October 3, 1992. Barack Obama wife well known as Michelle Obama served as the first lady with dedication. Barack Obama kids are Malia Ann and Natasha. Barack Obama family is currently living in Washington, DC.
The net worth of Barack Obama
Barack Obama net worth is $40 million. He started his career as an attorney but then after becoming the president his net worth increased. He has lots of speaking engagements and also some of the best-selling books that added to his fortune. Now he has signed a huge deal with Netflix. Presidents also receive six figures pension after their service according to Barack Obama facts. He and his family are taking part in philanthropic efforts.
Many people consider Obama as one of the best presidents of the US. His jolly attitude and positive personality are endearing for many.