His adult hometown is Chicago, Illinois where he owns a house. he mostly grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, HI. When Obama was two years old, his parents divorced. Ann Obama then married another East-West Center student from Indonesia. The family moved to Jakarta in 1967, where Obama’s half-sister Maya was born. They returned to Honolulu in 1971 where he stayed through his high school graduation from Punahou School — a private prep school which charges $17,300 per year (as of January 1, 2010).
After law school, Obama returned to Chicago to practice as a civil rights lawyer. He also taught at the University of Chicago Law School. On October 3, 1992, he and Michelle were married and moved to Kenwood, on Chicago’s South Side. He was elected to the US Senate representing Illinois .