All of us have our individual quirks including the President; the only difference being that they ought to keep the ‘fun facts’ hidden due to their career choice. Here we bring to you some facts about President Barack Hussein Obama II, the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American to hold the office. Let’s find out some interesting facts about this magnificent orator:
1. Born In An Isolated Volcanic Archipelago
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Stanley Ann Dunham (mother) and Barack Obama Sr (father).
2. Broken Upbringing
Barack Obama was only 2 years when his parents got divorced. He spent the majority of his childhood with his mother and stepfather Lolo Soetoro, and later, with his maternal grandparents in Hawaii.
3. The Kindergarten Obama
Since his kindergarten days, Obama was good at studies and was considered an eloquent student throughout his academics.
4. A Tough Road To The President’s Post
It was not an easy road for him to reach such heights. He was a civil-rights lawyer and a teacher before. Later, he was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004. Finally, in 2008, he was elected as the President of America and was re-elected again in 2012 against the Republican opponent Mitt Romney.