Michelle Obama is America’s first lady, the wife of the US President, Barack Obama. Millions see her on TV. What do you know about her? Where is she from? How does she live?
Michelle is from Chicago. She’s the daughter of Fraser and Marian Robinson. Her father is dead and Marian Robinson doesn’t live in Chicago any more. Marian is an important woman now- she is the grandmother of the US President’s children.
Now Michelle and her family live in Washington, in the White House. There are 132 rooms and 35 bathrooms- but Michelle and her family don’t use them all!
The Obamas live with Michelle’s mother, their two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and their dog, Bo. Bo, a present to the girls from their father, is a Portuguese water dog.
Michelle is very busy. She works on important projects for the American people. She also helps her husband with his work and his official duties.