1. 1. His name means “one who is blessed” in Swahili. (AP)

2. 2. He is a fan of show-tunes and gave an iPod full of them to the Queen of England. (AP)

3. 3. He owns a pair of boxing gloves signed by Muhammad Ali. (AP)

4. 4. He is the first President to appear on a late night talk show. (AP)

5. 5. He is the first President with a Blackberry (AP)

6. 6. He owns four identical pairs of black, size 11 shoes and is left handed. (Pete Souza)

7. 7. Before he moved to the White House, he drove a Ford Escape Hybrid. (AP)

8. 8. He has Jay Z and Ludacris on his iPod.

9. 9. He can’t grow facial hair, only whiskers (AP)


10. 10. He can bench press an impressive 200 lbs. (AP)

11. 11. He uses an Apple Mac laptop (AP)

12. 12. He gets a hair cut once a week. (AP)

13. 13. He and Bill Cosby are the only people to ever get free food from Ben’s Chili Bowl. (Pete Souza)

14. 14. He loves basketball and his favorite basketball player is his daughter Sasha. (Pete Souza)