Barack Obama Becomes Second President To Win Emmy Award

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack Obama is halfway to an EGOT.

The erstwhile president won an Emmy Award connected Saturday to spell with his 2 Grammys.

Obama won the champion narrator Emmy for his enactment connected the Netflix documentary series, “Our Great National Parks.”

The five-part show, which features nationalist parks from astir the globe, is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s accumulation company, “Higher Ground.”

He was the biggest sanction successful a class afloat of celebrated nominees for the grant handed retired astatine Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmys, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o.

Barack Obama is the 2nd president to person an Emmy. Dwight D. Eisenhower was fixed a peculiar Emmy Award successful 1956.

Barack Obama antecedently won Grammy Awards for his audiobook speechmaking of 2 of his memoirs, “The Audacity of Hope” and “A Promised Land.” Michelle Obama won her ain Grammy for speechmaking her audiobook successful 2020.

EGOT refers to a peculiar class of entertainers who person won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. To date, 17 radical person done it.

The precocious Chadwick Boseman besides won an Emmy for his dependable enactment connected Saturday. The “Black Panther” histrion won for outstanding quality voiceover for the Disney+ and Marvel Studios animated amusement “What If...?”

On the show, Boseman voiced his “Black Panther” quality T’Challa successful an alternate beingness wherever helium becomes Star-Lord from “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

It was 1 of the past projects for Boseman, who died successful 2020 of colon crab astatine property 43.

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