10 Amazing Facts About Barrack Obama

1. Comic collector


Obama collects comics – notably Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian.

2. Grammy award winner

U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) poses with his Grammy awarded to him by Grammy President Neil Portnow during a “Grammys on the Hill” event on Capitol Hill in Washington September 6, 2006. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES) – RTR1H1UF

He is amazingly a Grammy award winner – for the audio version of his 1995 book ‘Dreams From My Father’.

3. Sports fan

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 01: U.S. President Barack Obama plays basketball during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House tennis court April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 134-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 164247283 ORIG FILE ID: 165188323

Whilst he was campaigning for the presidency, instead of having the news channels on 24/7, he always had sport on his TV.

4. Good luck charm

At all times Obama carries a bracelet that once belonged to a solider in Iraq for good luck.

5. Poker Player

Barack is a skilled poker player.

6. Beer name

In Kenya, Obama has a beer named after him.

7. Job growth

Under Obama, by the end of 2012, the USA had seen 32 straight months of job growth!

8. Modern warfare

In the 2012 presidential debates, Mitt Romney attacked Obama on his military policy, pointing out that the navy was smaller than at any time since 1917. With one of the best put-downs ever, the President pointed out that there were also less horses and bayonets now as well – immediately showing Romney as out of touch with modern warfare.

9. love birds

Obama still takes his wife out on dates.

10. Harry Potter fan

 

He has read every single Harry Potter book.

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