Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP
Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP

Are Barack and Michelle Obama really worth US$135 million? They entered the White House with US$1.3 million in 2008 …

Here’s how US president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle have made their fortune – and how they spend it, from philanthropic efforts to exotic holidays and long-term investments in their daughters’ education

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Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP
Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Barack Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his bestselling books. Photo: AFP
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