20 Photos of Barack Obama’s Life After the White House
After eight years in the White House, former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family returned to private life in 2017. Check out what different members of the family have been up to.
Obama met Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Big Rig Brewery in Ottawa, Canada, on May 31, 2019. He later spoke to an audience of about 12,000 people at an event hosted by the progressive think-tank Canada 2020.
Obama during an NCAA college basketball game between Duke University and the University of North Carolina in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., on Feb. 20, 2019.
He was seen wearing a customized rag & bone bomber jacket with the number “44” embroidered on the left sleeve as a nod to his presidency.
Obama with Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry at the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance summit in Oakland, California, U.S., on Feb. 19, 2019.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance during the opening segment of the Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, to support host Alicia Keys. She was joined by Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez.
Obama said, “…Whether we like country or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves, our dignity, our sorrows, our hopes and joys.” She also tweeted a photo from the awards and mentioned that she was thrilled to be there.
Michelle Obama speaks, during her book tour, at the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Nov. 12, 2018. Obama greets Democratic campaign volunteers at a surprise stop in Fairfax Station, Virginia, U.S., on Nov. 5, 2018. Obama campaigns alongside Democratic candidates for the midterm elections at Ice Palace Films Studios in Miami, Florida, U.S., on Nov. 2, 2018. Michelle poses for a selfie with (L-R) Karlie Kloss, Zendaya and Freida Pinto during her appearance on the “Today” show on the International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11, 2018.
She announced the launch of the Global Girls Alliance, an education initiative by The Obama Foundation.
Obama attends the Oslo Business Forum in Oslo, Norway, on Sept. 26, 2018.
Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote’s National Week of Action at Chaparral High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Sept. 23, 2018.
Obama embraces a child as he campaigns in support of candidates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Sept. 21, 2018.
The former president takes the stage during a campaign rally for Ohio gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, who served as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the Obama administration, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Sept. 13, 2018.
Obama delivers the 16th Nelson Mandela annual lecture, marking the centenary of the anti-apartheid leader’s birth in Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 17, 2018.
Obama addresses delegates during the launch of Sauti Kuu resource center near his ancestral home in Nyangoma Kogelo village in Siaya county, Kenya, on July 16, 2018.
Obama meets children as he tours the Sauti Kuu resource center in Siaya county on July 16, 2018.
Obama meets with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez ahead of a conference on the circular economy, in Madrid, Spain, on July 6, 2018.
The former first lady shared the cover of her memoir “Becoming” on Twitter on May 24, 2018, with the message: “Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own. #BECOMING” The photo was shot by celebrity portrait photographer Miller Mobley.
Michelle speaks during the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., on June 22, 2018.
The former first lady speaks at the Reach Higher Initiative Beating the Odds Summit to support first-generation college-bound students in Washington, D.C., U.S., on June 14, 2018.
The former first lady speaks at The United State of Women Summit 2018 in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on May 5, 2018.