Michelle Obama was the prior first lady of the United States of America from 2009 to 2017; as well as the wife of the former president Barack Obama. She was born on January 17 1964 in Illinois, Chicago and is 54 years old. Michelle was a lawyer and a former administrator of Chicago City. She graduated from Princeton University in 1985 as well as Harvard Law School in 1991.
Before she met her husband Barack Obama, Michelle worked at a Law firm and was known as Michelle Robinson. She worked at law frirm with Chicago’s mayor, and helped with planning commission, headed a career-training program for young adults and directed community affairs for the University of Chicago and its medical center (Black History Month Biographies). Michelle Obama was a speaker on the opening night of the Democratic convention in 2008, and her husband, Barack, was elected president on November 4, 2008. She became First Lady on January 20, 2009 until 2012 and continued to be called the First Lady when Barack Obama was re-elected from November 6, 2012 until 2017.