|First Lady of the United States|
January 20, 2009
|Preceded by||Laura Bush|
|Born||Michelle LaVaughn Robinson
January 17, 1964
|Spouse(s)||Barack Obama (m.1992)|
|Children||Malia and Sasha Obama|
|Alma mater||Princeton University
Harvard Law School
|Religion||United Church of Christ|
Michelle Obama (born January 17, 1964) is Vice President for Community and External Affairs for the University of Chicago Hospitals. She is the wife of the current president of the U.S., Barack Obama. Michelle Obama is also the first African-American First Lady of the United States. As with many First Ladies, Obama has worked as a spokesperson for a cause. The cause she supports is for better nutrition and exercise for children. She has done work with the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon to support this cause.
Life[change | edit source]
Michelle Obama was born in Chicago, Illinois. She went to Princeton University and Harvard Law School, where she met her husband, Barack Obama. They got married, and together they had two children, Malia (born 1998) and Sasha (born 2000). For a long time, she lived in Chicago with her family. Then, her husband became a junior Senator. After that, he ran for president and won. Now Michelle is First Lady of the United States and lives in the White House with her husband and two children. Her husband won a second term on November 6, 2012, she will serve as First Lady until January 20, 2017.
Family[change | edit source]
Michelle Obama's brother, Craig Robinson, is the head coach of the Oregon State University men's basketball team. Her father, Fraser Robinson, was a pump operator for the Chicago Water Department. Her mother Marion Robinson stayed home to raise her and her brother Craig.
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