Washington: America`s first black
President Barack Obama, who will turn 50 this Thursday, has
said that even though he has got "a little greyer", his wife
Michelle thinks he is still "cute".
"I`ve got a little greyer since I took this
job, but otherwise, I feel pretty good," `The Daily Telegraph`
online quoted President Obama as saying in an interview with
the `National Public Radio`.
He added that his wife, Michelle, has told him that
she still thinks "I`m cute". "And I guess that`s, that`s all
that matters, isn`t?" he said.
Obama was born in 1961 near the end of the baby boom
years of 1946-1964. He`ll join the more than 4.5 million other
boomers who are turning 50 this year, according to latest US
The grey hair around President Obama`s temples is
about the only obvious sign of ageing.
He says his daughters "Malia and Sasha say it makes
me look distinguished. Michelle says it makes me look old".
The US First Lady also talks about seeing the "worry creasing
his face", the President said.
The over six foot tall President is as lanky as
he was when he took office. He has gained no noticeable amount
of weight despite a level of job stress that would send most
people to the refrigerator for relief on a nightly basis.
He has stuck to a regimen of near daily exercise
that includes treadmill runs, weightlifting and weekend games
of pickup basketball, golf or substitute coaching daughter
Sasha`s basketball team.