Facts About Barack Obama

Did you know that Barack Obama was born to a Kenyan father and white American mother? Read on to know more facts like these about Barack Obama.
| Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Recently Barack Obama won the U.S. Presidential elections for 2008. This goes to signify that how united and fair a nation United States is. Today American people have set a precedent before the world to bury racism and hatred and to take humanity and success to a new high. Let us quickly grab some quick facts about people's favorite - Barack Obama:
  • Barack Hussein Obama was born on August 4, 1961 at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu (Hawaii Islands) to Barack Hussein Obama (Sr.).
  • Barack Obama is now the 44th President of United States of America and to be precise is the first President of African-American demographic and culture.
  • Obama is a graduate of both Columbia University and Harvard Law School. He was also the first black person to be President of the Harvard Law Review.
  • Back in his school days Obama admits to have taken marijuana, cocaine and alcohol and he honestly admits it to be his greatest moral failure.
  • Obama was a teacher and lecturer for constitutional law from 1992 to 2004 at the University of Chicago Law School.
  • Obama's presidential campaign had raised up to $58 million during the first half of 2007 itself.
  • In October 3, 1992, Obama married to Michelle Robinson. The couple has two daughters - Malia Ann (born in 1998) and Natasha/Sasha (born in 2001). The family's household income is expected to be $4.2 million.
  • Obama likes to play basketball in sports which he started to play during playing for varsity team in school days.
  • Obama wrote several books which has a high selling ration and most portion of his household income is believed to have come from this. Among some of the books that Obama wrote are "Change We Can Believe In", "Barack Obama in His Own Words" and "The Audacity of Hope". He also won the Grammy Award for his audio book  "Dreams from My Father".
  • During his teenage days Obama worked for Baskin Robbins and with that an interesting fact pops that he doesn't like ice-creams.
  • Obama is a perfect family man. His wife says he is very romantic and seldom brings flowers to her. Obama also likes to read Harry Potter books to his younger daughter Malia every night. 
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