Barack Obama is halfway to an ‘ego’ after the former president won an Emmy Award for his two Grammys.
r Obama won the Emmy for Best Narrator for his work on the Netflix documentary series Our Great National Parks.
The five-part show featuring national parks from around the world is being produced by his production company, Higher Ground.
He was the biggest name in a category full of famous nominees for the award presented at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmys, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sir David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o.
Barack Obama is the second President to win an Emmy. Dwight D. Eisenhower received a special Emmy Award in 1956.
Barack Obama previously won Grammy Awards for his audiobook reading of two of his memoirs, The Audacity Of Hope and Dreams From My Father, while Michelle Obama won her own Grammy for reading her audiobook in 2020.
Egot refers to a special category of entertainers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony. To date, 17 people have made it.
The late Chadwick Boseman also won an Emmy for his voice work on Saturday.
The Black Panther actor won for Outstanding Character Voiceover for the animated series What If…? from Disney+ and Marvel Studios.
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On the show, Boseman voiced his Black Panther character T’Challa in an alternate universe where he becomes Star-Lord from Guardians Of The Galaxy.
It was one of the last projects for Boseman, who died of colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/barack-obama-wins-emmy-for-narrating-national-parks-series-41961836.html Barack Obama Wins Emmy for Narrating National Parks Series