Obama is born to a white mother and African father from Kenya. However, his parents got separated when he was just two-year-old.

During his teenage, Obama worked with an ice-cream specialty shop Baskin-Robbins. Though, the US President does not like eating ice-creams.

Obama lost his father in a car accident in 1982, while his mother died of ovarian cancer in 1995.

On his first date, Obama took Michelle to a movie named 'Do The Right Thing'.

Obama, along with his eldest daughter Malia, has read Harry Potter series.

Obama had promised Michelle to quit smoking before contesting for President. But, he finally kept his word in 2010.

Obama does not drink coffee. Rarely, he says yes to alcohol and his favourite drink is black forest berry iced tea.


As a good luck omen, Obama always carry a tiny Madonna and child statue with him.

Kenya has a beer named after Obama.


Obama is a left-handed person.

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