After graduating from Columbia University and Harvard Law School, Obama worked as a community organiser.
- A key policy of Obama’s presidential campaign was to reform health care in the United States. In March 2010 Obama’s health insurance reform plan was passed by the US House of Representatives and has been hailed as his most significant victory since he took office as the 44th President of the United States in 2008
- Obama has often joked that people are always getting his name wrong, calling him ‘Alabama’ or ‘Yo Mama’
- Born Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. on 4th August 1961 in Hawaii, USA