Barack Obama posts touching birthday tribute to 'star' wife Michelle

17 January 2020, 15:40

Barack Obama shared the adorable photos
Barack Obama shared the adorable photos. Picture: @BarackObama

By Maddie Goodfellow

Barack Obama has shared an adorable birthday tribute to wife Michelle, calling her his "star".

The former president posted to celebrate his wife's 56th Birthday.

In a Twitter post, Mr Obama wrote the accompanying caption: “In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!”

The accompanying photos show the couple laughing and embracing in a photo booth.

In one, Michelle is sitting on her husbands lap as she cups his face with her hand.

In another, the former president is facing away from the camera as he kisses his wife on the cheek.

He also throws up a peace sign in one photo.

The photos were shared on social media
The photos were shared on social media. Picture: BarackObama Twitter

The post received a flurry of well wishes from Twitter users who wished Michelle a happy birthday.

One wrote: "Happy birthday @MichelleObama a real first lady and a true legitimate President!"

"This is what a REAL First Couple looks like!!" gushed another.

Someone also wrote: "Happy birthday First Lady @MichelleObama. May your day be as awesome as you are!"

The couple have been married since 1992 and share two daughters, Malia and Sasha.

Michelle was also recently named the “most admired” woman in the world for the second year in a row.

Gallup’s annual poll found the author to be the most revered woman worldwide, beating Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Greta Thunberg to the top spot.