Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and writer and the current First Lady of the United States of America through the 44th American president Barack Obama. She is the first African-American First Lady to be in the White House. She is a vocal advocate for healthy families, service members and their families, importance of higher education as well as international adolescent girls education initiatives.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (Obama) was born on January 17, 1964 in DeYoung, Illinois. She was born to Fraser Robinson III, a city water plant employee and the Democratic precinct Captain, and Marian (nee Shields), a secretary at Spiegel’s Catalog Store and homemaker.