Michelle Obama was born on the January 17th 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Princeton University and graduated "magna cum laude" in 1985. Later, she went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1988. Michelle Obama worked at a Chicago law firm, where she met her husband, US President Barack Obama.
They were married on October 3rd 1992. As First Lady of the United States, she has focused her attention on current social issues. After her husband's political role pushed the Obama family into the spotlight, Michelle was publicly recognized for her steely, no-nonsense campaign style as well as her sense of fashion.