At Princeton, Michelle majored in sociology. She got her law degree from Harvard.
She worked for Chicago’s Mayor Daley in the city’s office of planning and development.
She uses a webcam to stay in touch with Barack while separated.
She cooks shrimp linguini – her husband’s favorite meal.
Michelle wrote her own stump speech during the campaign and delivered it without notes.
Michelle made Barack promise to quit smoking if he stood for president.
She plans not to have any more children.
She graduated from high school second in her year.
She cut back from her six-figure salary with the University of Chicago hospital system to help her husband with his campaign.
Michelle makes Barack do the dishes.
As vice president of community and external affairs at the University of Chicago Medical Centre, Michelle supervised a five hundred per cent increase of volunteerism in the hospital.
She was on the board of six major organizations, including the prestigious Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and Tree House Foods; and Vice President, Community, and External Affairs at the University of Chicago Hospitals.
She routinely drew audiences of 1,000-plus supporters, even when she was campaigning on her own, on the trail
Her inauguration dress was designed by the Cuban-American designer, Isabel Toledo. Her green gloves were J Crew and her shoes by Jimmy Choo.
After her husband’s election to the US Senate, Michelle decided to stay in Chicago with their daughters instead of relocating to Washington, DC.
Her great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, was a slave in South Carolina before the Civil War.
Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama are the only First Ladies to receive master’s degrees.
Less than 24 hours after the inaugural balls, replicas of Mrs. Obama’s dress were being drawn up – they will be available for sale within weeks, ranging in price from $99 to $400.
At 5 ft 11ins, she is tied with Eleanor Roosevelt for tallest First Lady.
Her secret service codename is “Renaissance”.
She has committed each episode of The Brady Bunch to memory.
Michelle Obama Shoes Collections 1 Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer and writer who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th President of ...