Michelle Obama's first official portrait as First Lady of the United States (and unofficial First Lady of Fashion) was released by the White House on Friday.

She appears in a Michael Kors black shift dress and pearls in the photo, taken in the famed home's "Blue Room." Here she is looking stunning as always:

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A number of celebrity birthdays make this 17th of January a very special occasion for The Hollywood Gossip. After all, who would expect that the following stars (and we're using the term loosely in some cases) would share a day of birth?

People of all ages and walks of life, such as ...

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With the Democratic National Convention in full swing this week, People has a cool interview with Sens. Barack Obama and Joe Biden, along with their lovely spouses, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden. Here's the beginning ...

Q: This is the first mate you've chosen since Michelle.

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Sen. Barack Obama formally clinched the Democratic nomination for president this week, following a long and tumultuous primary season.

To celebrate (or just to generate publicity), his wife, Michelle Obama, will co-host ABC's The View June 18, the network said Wednesday.

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Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have the support of their spouses. That is obvious to anyone who knows about them. But what's less expected are their first-person pieces arguing for the candidates they know best in the latest issue of Us Weekly.

"I tell people I am married to the answer," Michelle Obama, 44, wrote to the celebrity news magazine. "If I weren't married to him, I'd still want a Barack Obama presidency right now �" not in four or eight years, but now."

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Michelle Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama Michelle Obama is the First Lady of the United States, and the wife of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama. She is the... More »
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Birthplace
Chicago, Illinois
Full Name
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama