How Former President Barack And First Lady Michelle Obama Earned Their Estimated $135 Million Net Worth
The nation's first Black president earned nearly half a million dollars for one speaking engagement.
November 01, 2020 at 9:15 pm
It's been five years since former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama bid adieu to the White House. As the country's first Black head of state, Obama revolutionized the position and inspired a future generation of activists, thinkers and commanders-in-chief. On the other hand, his loyal companion used her role to advocate for women, underprivileged youth and other minority groups.
Since their departure, the couple has been hard at work, and their growing net worth proves it. In 2018, their combined estimated net worth was reported to be $40 million. That includes the $200,000 annual pension former presidents receive. Thanks to a lot of successful endeavors, that figure has more than tripled, with the New York Post estimating it at $135 million.
Read on to find out how one of America's favorite couples continues to secure the bag.