Barack Obama had the nickname "O'Bomber" in high school due to his basketball skills. When he was a teenager, Obama worked at a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop. In 2006, he won a Grammy for his audio recording of "Dreams From My Father," Obama's memoirs.
Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is Obama's favorite book, while "Casablanca" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" are his favorite films. Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and Bach are among his favorite musicians. The nickname by which the Secret Service refers to him is "renegade." Obama's father worked as a senior economist for the Kenyan government. While living in Indonesia as a child, Obama kept a pet ape and ate dog meat, snake meat and roasted grasshopper.