First Lady Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964.

Celebrating Michelle Obama was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Michelle Obama’s kindergarten class picture. Michelle Obama stands on the third row (second from the right) and her first kiss, Dr. Theodore Ford, stands on the back row (second from the left).

Michelle Obama’s kindergarten class picture. Michelle Obama stands on the third row (second from the right) and her first kiss, Dr. Theodore Ford, stands on the back row (second from the left).

(Courtesy of Dr. Theodore Ford)

2. First Lady Michelle Obama as a pre-teen. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama as a pre-teen. (Instagram)

3. First Lady Michelle Obama during high school. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama during high school. (Instagram)

4. First Lady Michelle Obama’s college graduation photo. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama’s college graduation photo. (Instagram)

5. The Obama family back in the day. (Instagram)

The Obama family back in the day. (Instagram)

6. The Obamas in 2013. (AP)

The Obamas in 2013. (AP)

7. The First Family celebrates Christmas 2011 (Photo: AP)

The First Family celebrates Christmas 2011 (Photo: AP)

8. Flotus and Potus back in the day. (Instagram)

Flotus and Potus back in the day. (Instagram)

9. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama in 2013. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama in 2013. (Instagram)

10. First Lady Michelle Obama makes a group of tiny dancers’ day. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama makes a group of tiny dancers’ day. (Instagram)

11. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama touch hands. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama touch hands. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

12. First Lady Michelle Obama with daughter, Sasha in 2011. (Photo: AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama with daughter, Sasha in 2011. (Photo: AP)

13. First Lady Michelle Obama enjoys the beach. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

First Lady Michelle Obama enjoys the beach. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

14. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a tender moment dancing. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a tender moment dancing. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

15. First Lady Michelle Obama is fierce. (Photo: AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama is fierce. (Photo: AP)

16. First Lady Michelle Obama plays hopscotch. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

First Lady Michelle Obama plays hopscotch. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

17. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a kiss at a basketball game. (Photo: AP)

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a kiss at a basketball game. (Photo: AP)

18. First Lady Michelle Obama hugs a girl during a visit with children. (Photo: AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs a girl during a visit with children. (Photo: AP)

19. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

20. First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Let’s Move” campaign. (Photo: AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Let’s Move” campaign. (Photo: AP)

21. First Lady Michelle Obama snaps a selfie with Bo. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama snaps a selfie with Bo. (White House)

22. First Lady Michelle Obama awaits her husband, the POTUS. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

First Lady Michelle Obama awaits her husband, the POTUS. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

23. First lady Michelle Obama attends the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner April 2011. (AP)

First lady Michelle Obama attends the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner April 2011. (AP)

24. First Lady Michelle Obama has to be one of the stylish FLOTUS of all time. (PR)

First Lady Michelle Obama has to be one of the stylish FLOTUS of all time. (PR)

25. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a sweet moment. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama share a sweet moment. (Photo: Whitehouse.gov)

26. First Lady Michelle Obama dancing in the White House. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama dancing in the White House. (White House)

27. First Lady Michelle Obama getting her exercise on. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama getting her exercise on. (White House)

28. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama board a plane. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama board a plane. (White House)

29. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama laugh it up with supporters. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama laugh it up with supporters. (White House)

30. First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa. (Instagram)

31. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama greet supporters. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama greet supporters. (White House)

32. First Lady Michelle Obama plants in her garden. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama plants in her garden. (White House)

33. First Lady Michelle Obama at 106 & Park. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama at 106 & Park. (Instagram)

34. First Lady Michelle Obama and Bo greet kids during Christmas. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Bo greet kids during Christmas. (Instagram)

35. First Lady Michelle Obama enjoys a phone call. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama enjoys a phone call. (White House)

36. First Lady Michelle Obama teaches a class in D.C. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama teaches a class in D.C. (Instagram)

37. First Lady Michelle Obama and Big Bird. (White House)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Big Bird. (White House)

38. First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama at their second Inaugural Ball. (AP)

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama at their second Inaugural Ball. (AP)

39. First Lady Michelle Obama and Elmo. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Elmo. (Instagram)

40. First Lady Michelle Obama and Eva Longoria. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Eva Longoria. (Instagram)

41. First Lady Michelle Obama and Serena Williams. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Serena Williams. (Instagram)

42. First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama in South Africa. (Instagram)

43. First Lady Michelle Obama with Serena Williams and other tennis players. (Instagram)

First Lady Michelle Obama with Serena Williams and other tennis players. (Instagram)

44. Happy Birthday First Lady O!

Happy Birthday First Lady O!
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