61 years old (Born on August 04, 1961)
American politician, 44th President of the United States; He is famous from President of the United States of America (2009 -.Barack Obama`s grandmother, Madelyn Payne Dunham died Sunday November 2, 2008 in the early evening in Honolulu from cancer. She was 86. Is a die-hard Chicago White Sox fan. Several celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Halle Berry and Macy Gray support his 2008 presidential campaign. Won his second Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for "The Audacity of Hope" (2008). Has one half-sister, Maya, born to his mother and stepfather in 1970.
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Fun Facts About Barack Obama
His paternal relatives still live in Kenya.
Won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word for the CD version of his autobiography "Dreams From My Father" (2006).
Named one of Time magazine`s "100 most influential people in the world" list in 2005 and 2007.
Is very distantly related to Lon Chaney.
Candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 US presidential election.
Has his look-alike puppet in the French show "Guignols de l`info, Les" (1988).
Was elected to be the 44th president of the Unites States of America on 5 November, 2008.
More than 215,000 people attended his speech in Berlin on 24 July 2008.
Was the 27th lawyer to be elected American president.
Related to Park Overall.
Spouse: Michelle Obama (3 October 1992 - present) 2 children
Several celebrities including; Halle Berry, George Clooney, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Topher Grace, Macy Gray, Bruce Springsteen, Oprah Winfrey Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Hayden Panettiere, Zachary Quinto, Eddie Murphy and John Cleese support his 2008 presidential campaign. Robert De Niro gave his endorsement at the same rally where Barack was endorsed by Caroline and Ted Kennedy.
Is the first American president to be born in Hawaii.
U.S. Senator from Illinois since 3 January 2005.
Born to Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. (1936-1982) and Ann Dunham (1942-1995), married from 1960 to 1965.
Shares his surname with a small city in western Japan, which means "small shore" in Japanese.
In the Kenyan town where his father was born, the long-brewed "Senator" brand of beer has been nicknamed "Obama."
Lives in Hyde Park (Chicago).
Holds both American and Kenyan (since 1963) citizenship.
Has two daughters, Malia (born in 1999) and Natasha (born in 2001).
Chosen as one of "10 people would change the world" by New Statesman magazine (2005).
Has two daughters, Malia Obama (born in 1998) and Sasha Obama (born in 2001).
Won the Nobel Peace Prize in October 2009.
At his wife`s suggestion, he quit smoking before his campaign to win the Democratic nomination began.
One of his ancestors was Mareen Duvall, also an ancestor of actor Robert Duvall.
Enjoys playing basketball and poker.
The movie he saw on his first date with Michelle Obama was Do the Right Thing (1989).
His first name comes from the word that means "blessed by God" in Arabic.
Confessed teenage drug experiences in his memoirs "Dreams from My Father".
Was the first African-American man to be elected President of the United States (November 2008).
On "Late Night with Conan O`Brien" (1993), he revealed that President George W. Bush nicknamed him "Bama" and "Rock".