First Daughters Malia and Sasha Obama will have starring roles in a wedding where their parents played matchmaker. Michelle Obama's former assistant, Kristen Jarvis, is getting… READ MORE >
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.
President Barack Obama celebrated his 55th birthday behind the White House gates with a gaggle of celebrities. The invite for Friday night's bash drew tons of famous people, including Will… READ MORE >
Michelle Obama delivered a powerful speech at the DNC about gender, race and the American Dream ... and threw in more than a few digs at Donald Trump. FLOTUS hit the stage Monday night… READ MORE >
Melania Trump's speechwriter is stepping forward to take the blame for plagiarizing Michelle Obama's 2008 speech. Meredith McIver says the almost word-for-word lifting happened after Melania gave… READ MORE >
A chunk of Melania Trump's speech at the RNC was apparently lifted -- almost word for word -- from a Michelle Obama DNC speech. It's either the political equivalent of copying someone's… READ MORE >
Congressman Sean Duffy is jumping to his party's potential First Lady's defense, saying it's already time to "move on." The Republican rep from Wisconsin -- and former "Real… READ MORE >