Barack Obama attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for two years before transferring to Columbia University in New York, where he earned a degree in political science; he later studied law at Harvard Law... More »

Barack Obama grew up in Hawaii and Indonesia and was the son of a Kenyan father and an American mother from Kansas. He was raised in large part by his grandparents in Hawaii. His maternal grandfather was an army veteran,... More »

Louis Farrakhan attended Winston-Salem Teachers College for two years. He attended the college due to winning a track scholarship. He originally planned to become an educator, but he left college early to pursue a music ... More »

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Barack Obama is 6 feet 1 inch tall. This ties him with Andrew Jackson, Chester Arthur and Ronald Reagan as the eighth-tallest U.S. president. Malia Obama, his daughter, is the same height as of 2014. More »

Barack Obama has two daughters, both of whom he had with Michelle Obama. Malia Obama was born in 1998, and Sasha Obama was born in 2001. More »

While the private religious opinions of a person can never be known with certainty, Barack Obama has regularly claimed to be Christian. Raised primarily in a nonreligious household, Obama's views on the subject changed a... More »

As of September 2014, the daughters of Barack Obama are 16 years old and 13 years old. The eldest daughter, Malia, was born on July 4, 1998, and the youngest, Sasha, was born on June 10, 2001. More »