Profession: US First Lady
Why Famous: A lawyer by profession she became the first African-American First Lady of the United States when Barack Obama was sworn in as President in 2009.
An advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy eating Obama has become a strong role model for women.
- 1992-10-03 Future US President Barack Obama (31) weds fellow lawyer Michelle Robinson (28) in Chicago, Illinois
- 2016-04-21 US President Barack Obama begins a 4 day visit to the UK with Michelle Obama
- 2018-02-12 Portait paintings of Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald are unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
- 2018-05-21 Former US president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign deal with Netflix to produce films and series
- 2018-11-12 Former US First lady Michelle Obama publishes her memoir "Becoming"
- 2019-03-26 Michelle Obama's biography "Becoming" sells over 10 million copies according to its publisher Bertelsmann