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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the 44th and incumbent President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School before returning to Chicago and to work at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband. 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 and delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and is the sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. 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 LaVaughn Robinson was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Barack Obama -- Cross The Imaginary Line at Your Peril!!!

Barack Obama
Cross the Imaginary Line At Your Peril!!!

A jolted jogger learned a scary lesson Saturday -- cross the imaginary line in the sand near President Obama's Hawaii retreat ... and the Secret Service will have your ass!The jogger was happily… READ MORE >

White House Chef -- President Barack Obama's Go-To Meal ... A Good Burger

White House Chef
Obama's Go-To Meal ... A Good Burger

When the leader of the free world is jonesing for comfort food ... he ignores his wife's advice and reaches for a juicy hunk of grilled cow flesh ... so says the man who knows.White House chef Sam… READ MORE >

- 253 days ago
Swimmer Diana Nyad -- Barack & Michelle Obama Are My 'Homies' Now!

Swimmer Diana Nyad
The Obamas Are MY HOMIES NOW!

American swimming legend Diana Nyad finally returned home to L.A. last night after her historic Cuba to Florida swim ... and told TMZ she got some new "homies" after the feat ... Barack and… READ MORE >

- 323 days ago
The First Ladies -- Who'd You Rather?

The First Ladies
Who'd You Rather?

First Lady Michelle Obama wrangled up former First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter at opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas on… READ MORE >

- 456 days ago
FBI to Celebrity Hacking Victims -- Lock Down Your Bank Accounts

FBI to Hacking Victims
Lock Down Your Bank Accounts

1:00 PM PT  Equifax -- a credit reporting agency used by the hackers to access celeb info -- has released a statement acknowledging a security breach, saying, "Equifax can… READ MORE >

- 501 days ago
Celebrity Hackers -- We're NOT Just After Publicity

Celebrity Hackers
We're Not Just After Publicity

The hackers who obtained Michelle Obama's financial records -- along with some of the biggest celebs in the world -- aren't just seeking recognition ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ they have… READ MORE >

- 501 days ago
Michelle Obama -- Financial Information HACKED

Michelle Obama
Financial Info HACKED

Michelle Obama is the latest hacking victim in what has become an alarming breach of security.The website that has disclosed detailed financial information about celebs like Beyonce, Jay-Z,… READ MORE >

- 501 days ago
Michelle Obama WAS First to Open Oscar Envelope ... Says Academy

Michelle Obama
WAS First to Open Oscar Envelope ... Says Academy

This is pretty shocking ... a rep for the Academy tells TMZ, Michelle Obama was in fact the ONLY person in the White House to view the contents of the Best Picture Oscar envelope last night.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 515 days ago
Best Picture Oscar -- First Lady NOT First to Know

Best Picture Oscar
First Lady NOT First to Know

It's a good bet Michelle Obama was not the first person to open the envelope for Best Picture ... and she may not have been the second, third or fourth.  It is inconceivable an envelope from… READ MORE >

- 516 days ago
Michelle Obama & Beyonce -- Near-Kiss Pic Inspires America

Michelle Obama & Beyonce
Near-Kiss Pic Inspires America

Michelle Obama and Beyonce came thiiis close to making the Inauguration truly historic -- and instead let the President and Americans everywhere rely on their imaginations. Sweet, sweet… READ MORE >

- 549 days ago

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