10 Unknown Facts About Barack Obama

We all know who Barack Obama is- the first Afro-American US president. He was born on Aug 4, 1961 in Honolulu and his first name ‘Barack’ means ‘blessed’ in Swahili. It was his father’s first name as well.

But that’s not all! There are a lot of things which you wouldn’t know about Mr. Obama such as – while living in Indonesia, he once had a pet monkey named Tata!

Read on to know more of such 10 unknown facts about Barack Obama.

#1  Biracial Origins

Barack Obama was born to a white mother and African father from Kenya. His parents met in a Russian class at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. His father was a foreign student on scholarship there.

#2  Hobbies

He loves playing poker and scrabble. He was also known to collect Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics during his teenage days.

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