Obama wins Emmy for Netflix national parks series


Barack Obama is halfway to achieving arrogance

Saturday, the former president added an Emmy Award to his two Grammy Awards.

Obama was awarded an Emmy for Best Narration for the Netflix documentary series “Our Great National Parks”.

A five-part series covering the surrounding national parks, produced by “Higher Ground,” the production firm of Barack and Michelle Obama.

He was the most recognized nominee in a category including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, David Attenborough and Lupita Nyong’o. The award was presented Saturday night at the Creative Arts Emmys.

Obama is the second president in history to win an Emmy. In 1956, Dwight D. Eisenhower was presented with a special Emmy Award.

Obama has received Grammy Awards in the past for audiobook readings of “The Audacity of Hope” and “A Promised Land”. In 2020, Michelle Obama earned a Grammy for reading her audio book.

A category of celebrities who have won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony is known as EGOT. 17 people have done it so far.

Saturday, the late Chadwick Boseman received an Emmy for his voice work. The “Black Panther” actor starred in the animated Disney+ and Marvel Studios series “What If…?” starred in. Awarded for Best Character Voiceover.

In Case Boseman voices T’Challa from “Black Panther” in the alternate universe, where he is Star-Lord from “Guardians of the Galaxy”.

It was one of Boseman’s final projects before his death from colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.

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