Barack Obama is in the middle of EGOT.
The former U.S. president accepted the Emmy Awards on Saturday and won two Grammy Awards.
Obama won the Best Narrator Emmy Award for his work in the Netflix documentary series Our Great National Parks.
The five-part show featuring national parks around the world is produced by Higher Ground, the production company of Barack and Michelle Obama.
He was the biggest name in a category filled with high-profile nominees awarded at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o.
Barack Obama is the second president to win an Emmy Award. Dwight D Eisenhower won a special Emmy Award for his 1956.
Barack Obama previously won a Grammy Award for the audiobook readings of two of his memoirs, The Audacity of Hope and A Promised Land. Michelle Obama won a Grammy for reading an audiobook in 2020.
EGOT refers to a special category of Emmy-, Grammy-, Oscar-, and Tony-winning entertainers. So far he has achieved 17.
The late Chadwick Boseman also won an Emmy for his voice work on Saturday. “
In the show, Boseman voiced the Black Panther character T’Challa in an alternate universe and became Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy.
This is one of the last projects for Boseman, who died of colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.
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