Pictures leaked from Sasha Obama’s glamorous Sweet 16 party — here’s what it was like

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U.S. President Barack Obama’s daughters Sasha (L) and Malia listen to their father during the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey “Cheese” at the White House in Washington November 26, 2014.
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Sasha Obama was seven when her father, Barack, became President of the US.

Fast-forward eight years: Obama is out of office and Sasha is now celebrating her 16th birthday.

According to the YBF, Sasha actually celebrated her coming of age with a birthday party in May, but photos of the event went viral on Twitter this weekend.

Take a look below:


When Obama was elected Sasha was the youngest child to live in the White House since John F Kennedy Jr.

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President-elect Barack Obama, left, his wife Michelle Obama, right, and two daughters, Malia, and Sasha, center left, as they wave to the crowd at the election night rally in Chicago.
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She spent her early teens growing up in the White House.

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With her sister, Malia.

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The White House

Sasha attends the prestigious Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. The school has been described as “the Harvard of Washington’s private schools.” Theodore Roosevelt’s son, Richard Nixon’s daughter, Bill Clinton’s daughter, and Al Gore’s son have all attended the school in the past.

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Sasha turned 16 on June 10 but celebrated with a sweet 16 birthday party in May. Her parents, Michelle and Barack attended the event.

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Twitter/@TheRealTeeMarie

Sasha wore a long, satin red dress from designer Jill Stuart.

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Nordstrom.com

This color and style of dress is currently out of stock at Jill Stuart but is available online at Nordstrom and Revolve. Costing $398 and $286 respectively.

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Revolve.com

In May, Sasha shared a photo of herself with friends at the party on Instagram. Her account has now been taken down.


Over the weekend, fans took to Twitter to wish Sasha a happy birthday.


Some were confused to find out that Sasha is actually her nickname and a shortened version of her full name, Natasha.