Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating Netflix documentary collection

Barack Obama is midway to an EGOT.

the earlier U.S. president acquired an Emmy Award on Saturday to go collectively with his two Grammys.

Obama acquired in all probability the handiest narrator Emmy for his work on the Netflix documentary collection Our good nationwide Parks.

The 5-half current, which options nationwide parks from throughout the globe, is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s manufacturing agency, larger floor.

He was the most vital identify in a class stuffed with well-known nominees for the award handed out in la at Saturday night’s creative Arts Emmys, collectively with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o.

Barack Obama is the second U.S. president to have an Emmy. Dwight D. Eisenhower was given a particular Emmy Award in 1956.

Obama beforehand acquired Grammy Awards for his audiobook studying of two of his memoirs, The Audacity of Hope and A Promised Land. Michelle Obama acquired her personal Grammy for studying her audiobook in 2020.

EGOT refers to a particular class of entertainers who’ve acquired an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. up to now, 17 people have achieved it.

The late Chadwick Boseman additionally acquired an Emmy for his voice work on Saturday. The Black Panther actor acquired for excellent character voiceover for the Disney+ and Marvel Studios animated current What If…?

On the current, Boseman voiced his Black Panther character T’Challa in an alternate universe the place he turns into Star-Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy.

It was thought of one of many final initiatives for Boseman, who died in 2020 of colon most cancers at age forty three.