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Michelle Obama Net Worth, Career, Biography, Family Life And More

Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and writer. She is also a former First Lady of the United States. Michelle is married to Barack Obama and the couple has a combined net worth of $70 million. Let’s get to know more about this inspiring lady.


Michelle Obama’s real name is Michelle LaVaughn Robinson. She was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in the South Shore community area and grew up in the neighborhood. Her father was fighting with sclerosis, and that took a toll on her emotionally. She focused a lot on her studies and is known to be a hardworking student.

Michelle graduated from Whitney Young High School in 1981 and admitted to Princeton University. She majored in sociology and also studied African-American studies. When she was in Princeton, she was a part of the academic and cultural group that was titled as Third World Center.

The group supported minority students.  She earned a law degree from Harvard Law School and later worked at the Harvard Legal Bureau with housing cases. Michelle Obama is the third First Lady who has earned a postgraduate degree.

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First Lady


Michelle Obama is married to Barack Obama and she is the former First Lady of the United States. Michelle was a campaigner but did not enjoy the activity much. Michelle was also not very happy about Barack’s desire to become a president as she believed that her young children will not be comfortable.

When she gave speeches she discussed race, education, and motherhood. Barack Obama got elected as the President of the United States on November 4, 2008, and was reelected again in 2012. Michelle and Barack were awarded the prestigious award of Jerald Washington Memorial Founders in April 2012.

Michelle was awarded once again in May 2015 with Jill Biden. Michelle is also worked for obesity and established good eating habits for children with malnutrition. Michelle and Barrack also advocating for LGBTQ rights during the time Obama was in authority. Michelle did a lot of political and humanitarian work and was also best known to be the First Lady who had style and stunning fashion sense.

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Family Life

Michelle and Barack Obama got married on October 3, 1992. Michelle had a miscarriage and went under the Vitro fertilization in order to conceive their first daughter Malia Ann. The couple also went through the vitro process to conceive their second daughter Sasha in 2001. The family moved to Washington DC and their girls attended Sidwell Friends School. Michelle’s mother, Marian Robinson, also moved into the White House and helped her daughter with child care.

Michelle Obama Net Worth and Royalties

Michelle Obama has an estimated net worth of $70 million. Barack and Michelle Obama earned a $65 million advance to carry on the rights to their autobiographies. Michelle has also earned her net worth through her writing career. Her “Becoming” sold 750,000 copies and has sold over10 a million copies.

The Obama Family Income History
Year Income
2000 $240,000
2001 $272,759
2002 $259,394
2003 $238,327
2004 $207,647
2005 $1,655,106
2006 $983,826
2007 $4,139,965
2008 $2,656,902
2009 $5,505,409
2010 $1,728,096
2011 $789,674
2012 $662,076
2013 $481,098
2014 $477,383
2015 $436,065
2016 ?
2017 At least $65,000,000
Total $85,733,727


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