Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer and writer.
She is the wife of the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the first African-American First Lady of the United States.
Raised on the South Side of Chicago, she is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, and spent the early part of her legal career working at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met Obama.
Subsequently, she worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M.
Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband's presidential bid.
She delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention and also spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
She and her husband have two daughters together.
As the wife of a senator, and later the first lady, she has become a fashion icon and role model for women, and an advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition, and healthy eating.
Michelle Obama is all smiles as she waves the audience while onstage at her Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama tour stop at the Forum on Thursday (November 15) in Inglewood, Calif... Credit: Just Jared - Published
With her new memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama reveals a bit more about herself and her life as first lady than she could while she was in... Credit: Billboard.com - Published Also reported by •Mediaite •Just Jared
Michelle Obama may describe her new life as "boring", but her interview with Jimmy Kimmel is anything but.
In the nine-minute clip above, the former First Lady talks about her new book Becoming, her.. Credit: Mashable - Published
Former first girl Michelle Obama greets the target audience as Tracee Ellis Ross watches on the “Turning into: An Intimate Dialog with Michelle Obama” tournament on the Discussion board on.. Credit: The News Articles - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Once upon a time, being in the White House required you to maintain a level of decorum.
Now that Michelle Obama is out of there, the former First Lady can tell us about where she stole her phrase.. Credit: Mashable - Published
Michelle Obama is on the cover of Essence magazine’s December/January issue. Here’s what the former First Lady and “Becoming” author had to share with the mag… On what is next for her:.. Credit: Just Jared - Published
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· *There are a lot of reasons Amazon decided to locate HQ2 in the.. Credit: Business Insider - Published
Ellen DeGeneres and former First Lady Michelle Obama, the BFFs who took CVS by storm, are back – this time at Costco.
Ahead of Obama's Thursday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, DeGeneres.. Credit: Mashable - Published
Former first lady Michelle Obama dropped by “Ellen” Thursday to promote her new book, “Becoming.” For part of her appearance, the two friends sat together in Ellen DeGeneres’ hot seat and did.. Credit: The Wrap - Published
Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama are stopping by Costco! The daytime TV host and the former First Lady are having an hour-long sit-down interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Thursday.. Credit: Just Jared - Published
Watch VideoFormer first lady Michelle Obama is set to embark on a two-month, 10-city book tour to promote her new memoir.
First stop: Chicago, Illinois. Michelle Obama has been all over the city.. Credit: Newsy - Published
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield has teamed up with media company Barstool Sports for a campaign to raise money for the Special Olympics through the sale of a rotating line of.. Credit: The Wrap - Published
Marian Robinson, the mother of former first lady Michelle Obama, said in an interview that aired Wednesday on “CBS This Morning” that she kept a low profile during her son-in-law’s administration.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published