Barack Obama : President, Nobel laureate, and now an Emmy winner

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The Television Academy on September 3 honoured Hollywood newcomer Barack Obama with an Emmy Award for his narration of his Netflix documentary series "Our Great National Parks".


  • Former US President Obama has already won Grammy Awards for audio versions of his memoirs "The Audacity of Hope" and "Dreams from My Father".
  • Barack Obama, one of the world's popular leaders, who has been two-time President of America, has also received the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • He has also received the Grammy, the biggest award in the music world, twice.

  • This time he has also got an Emmy, the most prestigious award in the television world.

  • Out of the four prestigious awards in the world of entertainment, two awards Oscar and Tony are yet to be received.

  • These four awards are called EGOT, which means achievement of having won all four of the major American entertainment awards.

  • If he wins two more awards, he will join the EGOT club.

  • Before this, another US President, D. Eisenhower, received an Emmy in 1956.

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