She was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm Sidley Austin, and subsequently worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Michelle Obama is the sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University.
Hours after the inauguration, she became the person in The New York Times Head Line. The more interesting story is that she again put womens fashion clothing as New York Times' front page after several years.