Barack Obama proceeds to fill his cabinet with awards and when yet again he is not for action in the area of politics. The previous US president gained an Emmy for narrating his Netflix documentary sequence Our important national parksthe American Tv Academy announced Saturday.
The awards ceremony will acquire position on September 13, but the lesser prizes will be declared initial. A different president experienced currently received an Emmy – Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 – but in his scenario it was an honorary award. Barack Obama’s successor to the presidency, Donald Trump, on the other hand, did not win an award for his fact display The apprenticeeven nevertheless he was nominated 2 times.
Other nominees in the storyteller group contain former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil War), Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o (Serengeti II) and veteran naturalist David Attenborough (The mating sport).
After leaving office in 2017, Barack Obama and his spouse Michelle each individual wrote profitable memoirs and, in addition to their nonprofit basis, started a manufacturing corporation that signed a deal with Netflix for an believed benefit of tens of tens of millions of pounds.
Two Grammys and a Nobel Peace Prize
The very first documentary of their company, American manufacturing facilityit gained the Academy Award for Best Documentary and an Emmy for Directing, but the awards went to the directors, not the Obamas them selves.
The previous American president (2009-2017) has by now won two Grammy Awards, for the audio versions of his memoirs, The audacity of hope et Dreams of my father. Among the his acknowledgments, Barcak Obama had also gained the Nobel Peace Prize after his victory in the 2008 presidential elections, for his “amazing attempts to reinforce worldwide diplomacy and cooperation involving peoples”.