Michelle Obama (15/56)

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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer, author and the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Net Worth:US$70 Million (estimate)
Born:January 17, 1964
Country of Origin:Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Former first lady
Last Updated:2020

Why is Michelle Obama Famous

Michelle Obama is famous due to her connections. Oh, she was doing just fine on her own, but when you’re married to the President of the United States and become the First Lady, people learn your name rather quickly.

This Princeton University and Harvard Law grad was doing just fine on her own, but her fame was due to a political nature.

Michelle Obama Brief History

Michelle Obama is almost as famous as her husband, former president Barrack Obama. In fact, former first lady Michelle Obama continually tops lists as inspirational when it comes to popular women. 

While acting first lady, she promoted health for children and aimed to put a spotlight on childhood obesity and championed for making better nutritional choices. Not only an advocate for children, but she is also a role model to many. 

While her style was often touted in magazines, it’s her brains and beauty, inside and out, that made the biggest impact. With a strong educational background, and never afraid to show her love for her family, she became a symbol that young women admired. 

This smart lawyer grew up in Chicago, then went on to Princeton University and Harvard Law School. 

In her book “Becoming” she discusses living her life with meaning.

 Her touching memoir was an Oprah Book Club Pick. She’s known for her dignity and grace. A popular quote from her book states, “Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.” 

Now that her time in the White House has passed, you’ll find her spending time with her family when she isn’t advocating for more diversity in politics or pushing for better education for young girls. 


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