Barack Obama sends birthday greetings to his “best friend”, Michelle

Former US President Barack Obama has shared a touching message for his “love”, Michelle, on her 57th birthday today.

Former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo: Vogue.com)

Barack, posting  throwback photo of his wife of 29 years, tweeted “Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my best friend. Every moment with you is a blessing. Love you, Miche.”

Michelle has much to celebrate four years after leaving the White House as she slowly created what could be described as a growing media empire.

In addition to her hugely popular book, Becoming, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide; Michelle has signed a Netflix deal and launched a podcast with Spotify.