This morning the White House released the First Lady’s 2013 official portrait.

A poll conducted by CNN found seventy-three percent of Americans approved of the way Michelle Obama was handling her job as first lady, compared to 20% who disapproved.

On February 27, 2013, Mrs. Obama will kick off a two day nation-wide tour celebrating the third anniversary of Let’s Move!, her initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential. She launched the program on February 9, 2010 to “unite the country around our kids’ health and create real support for families to live healthier lives.”

Official portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama in the Green Room of the White House, Feb. 12, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Her last official portrait was released in 2009.

(Official Portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama, February 2009, in the Blue Room of the White House. White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)


Earlier this week Mrs. Obama joked that the bangs were her “mid-life crisis.”

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