As of August 2022, it is thought that Barack Obama has a net worth of $70 million.
Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States. He was born in Hawaii and was mostly raised by his mother. Obama is also a graduate of Harvard Law School and used to teach there.
He is one of the few presidents to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, which he did in 2009.
Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 4, 1961. He spent most of his childhood there. Obama did live in Washington State for a year when he was young. His parents got divorced in 1964, and his dad moved to Kenya.
In 1965, his mother got remarried, and for the next four years, they lived in Indonesia. Obama moved back to Honolulu in 1971 to live with his mother’s parents. He went to Punahou School there and graduated in 1979.
Over the years, he has talked at length about and thought about how he dealt with how people saw him because of his mixed heritage.
To get an education after high school, he had to move around. By 1981, he had finished his first and second years at Los Angeles’s Occidental College.
Then he moved to New York City and went to Columbia University for his junior and senior years. He graduated in 1983. Obama went to Harvard Law School in 1988, and he got his degree there in 1991.
Obama taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years after he finished college. From 1992 to 1996, he was a lecturer. After that, he was a senior lecturer.
During the time he worked for the university, he also joined Miner Barnhill and Galland, a large firm where he specialized in civil rights litigation, which included economic development.
Obama was elected as a state senator in Illinois in 2005. He got 70% of the vote in the 2004 general election. As a senator, he helped get the Secure America and Orderly Immigration Acts passed. By late 2006 or early 2007, he started to step down to get ready for his run for president.
Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States in early January 2009. He will serve two terms until 2017. Within the first 100 days he was in office, he told Guantanamo Bay to close.
Obama’s first law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which changed the time limit for filing lawsuits about equal pay.
During his time in office, Obama made sure and helped pass more laws for LGBTQ rights. Along with his support for making same-sex marriage legal, this includes a law to stop crime.
On his last day in office, he commuted the sentences of 330 drug offenders who did not commit violent crimes. He also commuted the sentences of more than 1,500 other people, including Chelsea Manning.
Here are some of the best highlights of Barack Obama’s career: