Areas of interest:
entertainment & sports,
College: Obama is a graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School.
Personal social network: Much of Obama's Muckety comes from her political connections. Before becoming first lady, she was a lawyer and nonprofit executive in Chicago.
She is listed in the Muckety 400.
Michelle Obama personal relations:
Robert B. Barnett - attorney
Judith I. Byrd - friend
Yvonne Davila - friend
Kelly King Dibble - friend
Capers C. Funnye Jr. - cousin
Deneen Howell - attorney
Sarah Hurwitz - speechwriter
Jesse L. Jackson Jr. - babysat him
Santita Jackson - friend
Valerie B. Jarrett - friend
Meredith Koop - special assistant
Dana Lewis - personal aide
Cornell McClellan - personal trainer
Katie McCormick-Lelyveld - press secretary
Caroline Adler Morales - communications director
Semonti Mustaphi - deputy press secretary
Barack Obama - spouse
Malia Obama - daughter
Sasha Obama - daughter
Craig M. Robinson - brother
Fraser Robinson (deceased) - daughter
Marian Robinson - daughter
Desiree G. Rogers - friend
John W. Rogers Jr. - friend
Michael S. Smith - home decorator
Semonti Stephens - deputy press secretary
Christina M. Tchen - chief of staff
Isabel Toledo - designed inauguration dress
Samantha Tubman - associate social secretary
Melissa Winter - deputy chief of staff
Johnny Wright - hair stylist
Other current Michelle Obama relationships:
Bo - dog
Crown Publishing - author
Harry Walker Agency - speakers bureau
Michelle Obama past relationships:
2012 Democratic National Convention - speaker
2013 Academy Awards - announced announce best picture
2016 Democratic National Convention - speaker
Barack Obama administration - first lady
Chicago Council on Global Affairs - director
Richard M. Daley - staffer
DC Muckety: 2009 power couples - named
Democratic power couples, 2013 - listed
Jocelyn C. Frye - Harvard Law school friend
J. Russell George - classmate at Harvard Law School
Ikram Goldman - stylist
Camille Y. Johnston - communications director
Sam Kass - guest at 2014 wedding
Katie McCormick Lelyveld - press secretary
Muckety List of Most Networked in Chicago, 2008 - in top 100
Jackie Norris - chief of staff
ONE Campaign - advocate
Susan S. Sher - chief of staff
Sidley Austin LLP - lawyer
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - director
Alex Wagner - guest at 2014 wedding
Harvey Weinstein - arranged for her to announce best picture at 2012 Oscars
White House state dinner (11/24/2009) - hostess
Additional Muckety map information sources:
New York Times;
Obama: From Promise to Power;
Securities and Exchange Commission;
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Muckety news stories featuring Michelle Obama
The Hollywood power structure rearranges every year at this time, as Oscar winners enjoy the new bankability that comes with each statuette.
February 25, 2013
When the POTUS and FLOTUS dance at the inaugural balls Monday, America will witness the ultimate in power couples.
January 20, 2013
To those outside legal circles, Sidley Austin is probably best known as the Chicago law firm where Barack Obama and Michelle Obama met.
May 20, 2012
A large hole in the resume of Cathleen P. Black, whose recent three-month stint as chancellor of New York City public schools was marked by controversy, was that all of her education had been in private schools.
April 19, 2011
The New Yorker Christmas poem, resuscitated in 2008 after a decade-long absence, is a holiday tradition.
December 24, 2009
With the arrival of a new administration, Muckety decided to take a fresh look at Washington's power couples. Here's our take on the city's top 70 or so duos.
February 17, 2009
It used to be said that behind every successful man is a woman. In the case of President-elect Barack Obama, add his mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, to the mix.
January 4, 2009
Barack Obama isn't the only person in his extended family taking on a big challenge.
November 12, 2008
Some will call it political bias, or perhaps, more evidence of the swooning comparisons between the Obamas and the Kennedys by a besotted media.
July 30, 2008
To a degree unlike any other city in America, Chicago is identified with its black elite. Locals joke that you can find more black millionaires per square foot at the Chicago Urban League's annual dinner than you can anywhere in the world.
May 28, 2008
Barack Obama's education in the bare-knuckled and often tribal politics of Chicago says much about his ambition, as well as his ability to cultivate powerful mentors.
May 23, 2008
Muckety this! maps featuring Michelle Obama
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama share a private moment in a freight elevator at an Inaugural Ball. Jan. 20, 2009
Source: White House