Presidential Love Story: First Couple in Photos

President Barack Obama referred to First Lady Michelle as "the love of my life" during his election night victory speech.

33 photos
1/33
AP
President Obama kisses wife, Michelle, after his acceptance speech during the election night party at Grant Park in Chicago. In his speech, Obama called Michelle "the love of my life."
2/33
Getty Images
President Obama and Michelle share a loving gaze as they dance during the inaugural ball on January 20, 2009, after he was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States.
3/33
Getty Images
First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama leave the Blue Duck Tavern on October 3 in Washington D.C. after celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary.
4/33
Getty Images
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk on the south lawn after arriving back to the White House on October 2, 2009 following a trip to Copenhagen in support of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
5/33
Getty Images
The president leans in to talk to the first lady after his presentation in support of Chicago as the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
6/33
Getty Images
The first lady smiles at the president as the pair arrive to a celebration of country music in the East Room of the White House on July 21, 2009.
7/33
Getty Images
President Obama smiles at the first lady during the National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral .
8/33
Getty Images
The first couple watches fireworks over the National Mall from the White House on July 4, 2009.
9/33
Getty Images
The Obamas await world leaders at the Phipps Conservatory for the G-20 Summit on September 24, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Penn.
10/33
Getty Images
President Obama hugs first lady Michelle Obama in the Red Room prior to the National Newspaper Publishers Association dinner at the White House on March 20, 2009.
11/33
White House/Getty Images
The first couple talk backstage before an event for the "United We Serve" service project at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., on June 25, 2009.
12/33
The White House
President Barack Obama whispers in Michelle's ear during the White House Cinco de Mayo celebration May 4.
13/33
AP
President Obama kisses his wife before delivering a public speech to thousands of people on the Hradcany Square in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, April 5, 2009.
14/33
Getty Images
President Barack Obama and the first lady put their heads together in a freight elevator at the Inaugural Ball, Jan. 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C. Ever the gentleman, the president gave the first lady his jacket to keep her warm.
15/33
AP
The first couple sneaks a kiss as Sasha shakes hands with Justice John Paul Stevens at the U.S. Capitol in Washington after President Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20, 2009.
16/33
AP
During the campaign the Obamas kiss as supporters cheer upon their arrival for his New Hampshire presidential primary election night rally at South Nashua High School in Nashua, N.H., on Jan. 8, 2008.
17/33
The White House
President Barack Obama smiles at First Lady Michelle Obama as they get on the elevator to the private residence following the event held on May 4, 2009.
18/33
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance while the band Earth, Wind and Fire performs during the Governors Ball.
19/33
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk to Marine One on the South Lawn before heading to Camp David.
20/33
President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama in the Blue Room prior to meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus in the State Dining Room of the White House.
21/33
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama embrace as they say goodbye April 5, 2009, at Prague Castle.
22/33
AP
First Lady Michelle Obama glows as she hugs President Obama following his acceptance speech on election night in Grant Park in Chicago.
23/33
AP
President Barack Obama whispers in Michelle's ear during the inaugural parade in Washington.
24/33
AP
Pesident Obama and First Lady Michelle embrace during a rally in Miami while on the campaign trail.
25/33
The White House
President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama after speaking about health care at a joint session of Congress.
26/33
Official White House Photo by Pe
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama put their arms around each other as they wave from Air Force One before departing for Moscow, Russia.
27/33
The White House
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hold hands as they walk towards Marine One as they leave Normandy for Paris.
28/33
AP
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama kisses Michelle after giving his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.
29/33
AP
Obama kisses Michelle as they are joined by two daughters Sasha and Malia at a rally in Columbus, Ohio.
30/33
SIPA
President Obama looks amused and Michelle looks pleased with herself as the couple waits to greet head leader as they arrive at the Phipps Conservatory for an opening reception and working dinner at the Pittsburgh G20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
31/33
AP
Michelle gazes at President Obama after he signs the SCHIP legislation in the East Room of the White House.
32/33
AP
President Barack Obama leads first lady Michelle away from the helicopter after they arrive at the Klosterwiese in Baden-Baden, Germany.
33/33
AP
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle dance together at the Obama Home States Inaugural Ball in Washington.
Copyright Getty
Contact Us