Michelle Obama is a woman of great influence and has built her wealth over the years. She has worked as a hospital dean and is currently the first female first lady to complete her education past high school. Her writing skills are second to none, and her memoir, Becoming, sold over 14 million copies in the US and Canada by November 2018. This has given the former president, now a retired woman, an estimated net worth of $52 million.
The first lady was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago. She attended a public high school, Whitney Young High School, and studied hard. She graduated from Princeton University with honors and was the salutatorian of her class. She went on to major in sociology and minor in African-American studies. Her career continued when she earned a law degree from Harvard Law School. She has been quoted saying that she hopes to make a fortune as a lawyer, but it isn’t clear exactly what that amount is.
In addition to her political activism, Obama has many other sources of income. She has a $70 million net worth from her foundation, which aims to empower the next generation of leaders. In addition to this, she stars in a children’s cooking show on Netflix. This show, Waffles + Mochi, features puppet characters and guest chefs and teaches children healthy cooking. Additionally, she oversees the construction of the Obama Presidential Center.