Michelle Obama Net Worth
Michelle Obama Net Worth: Michelle Obama is an American lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States. Michelle and her husband Barack Obama have a combined net worth of $70 million. Michelle Obama was born January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Princeton University, graduating cum laude in 1985. Michelle went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School, in 1988. Following law school, she worked at a Chicago law firm where she met her husband, future President Barack Obama. Initially, she refused to date Barack, believing that their work relationship would make the romance improper. Eventually, she relented and the couple eventually fell in love, marrying on October 3, 1992. Michelle left her job to launch a career in public service, serving as an assistant to Mayor Daley and then as the assistant commissioner of planning and development for the City of Chicago. In 1993, she became executive director for the Chicago office of Public Allies, a nonprofit leadership-training program which helped young adults develop skills for future careers in the public sector. Michelle joined the University of Chicago in 1996 as Associate Dean of Student Services, developing the university's first community service program.
She then worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals beginning in 2002 as Executive Director of Community Relations and External Affairs. In May 2005, she was appointed Vice President for Community and External Affairs at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she continued to work part-time until shortly before her husband's inauguration as President of the United States in 2009. She serves as a board member for the prestigious Chicago Council on Global Affairs. After her husband was elected President, she put her own career ambitions on the back burner to serve as First Lady.
Michelle Obama Book Advance and Royalties: In February 2017, Barack and Michelle Obama received a $60 million advance for the combined rights to their autobiographies. Her 2018 book "Becoming" sold 750,000 copies on its first day alone. As of this writing the book has sold more than 10 million copies.
Barack and Michelle Obama Real Estate: Upon leaving office, Barack and Michelle rented a mansion in Washington D.C. while their youngest daughter finished high school. In June 2017 they spent $8.1 million to buy the 8,200 square-foot rental. In August 2019 it was reported that the Obamas were in escrow on a $14.9 million property on Martha's Vineyard. The property has a 7,000 square-foot main home and 29 oceanfront acres of land.
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 17, 1964 (56 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|