Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:
- Elected the first African-American President of the United States
- Obama's father, who was a black man from Kenya, left the family when he was 2.
- After graduating from Columbia University, he worked in Chicago's poorest neighborhoods. He continued his education to receive a law degree from Harvard.
- Obama is the 3rd president to receive the Nobel Peace Prize while in office.
- The family pet, that lives in the Whitehouse, is a Portuguese water dog named Bo.