Born Aug 4, 1961, Hawaii.
Graduate of Columbia University in 1983 and Harvard Law School in 1991.
President Harvard Law Review.
Civil Rights worker in Chicago.
Married Michelle Robinson in October 1992.
Daughters Malia Ann born 1998, Sasha in 2001.
Served in Illinois state senate 1996 – 2004.
Delivers career-changing speech to Democratic National Convention in 2004.
Elected to US Senate 2004.
Elected President of USA November 4, 2008, with 365 Electoral College votes to 162 for rival senator John McCain.