Today, August 4th, Barack Obama is celebrating 58 years of life!
The former president was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and became the first African American to be elected to the presidency.
Obama served as President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Previously he served as a U.S. senator from Illinois and an Illinois state senator for more than 10 years.
The 44th president's birthday is also officially known as Barack Obama Day in Illinois.