Former US President Barack Obama won an Emmy for his documentary series Our Great National Parks, announced by the American Academy of Television, Saturday.
A new distinction for Barack Obama. The former President of the United States received an Emmy for narrating his documentary series Our Great National Parks.
The awards ceremony will take place on September 13, but the secondary awards have been announced before.
After leaving office in 2017, both Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, wrote the best-selling memoir, and in addition to their non-profit foundation, they founded a production company that signed a contract with Netflix estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars.
Barack Obama before Donald Trump
Barack Obama’s successor to the presidency, Donald Trump, did not win an Emmy for his “Apprentice” reality show, despite being nominated twice.
The former US President (2009-2017) also won two Grammy Awards, for the audio versions of his memoirs, “The Audacity of Hope” and “Dreams from My Father”.
Among his privileges, Barack Obama was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize after winning the 2008 presidential election, “for his extraordinary efforts in promoting international diplomacy and cooperation among peoples.”
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