obama family before and after

Official White House Photos via Flickr

  • Presidencies are notoriously stressful jobs, aging leaders to look beyond their years.
  • The punishing schedules and general stress often trigger accelerated aging that takes over world leaders' appearances by the time they leave office.
  • First families are close to the action and often have to balance raising teenage or young children while also focusing on life in the White House.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Presidencies are notoriously stressful jobs and often translate into accelerated aging that means leaders look much older on their way out of office than they did at the start.

Punishing schedules and never-ending stress can punish leaders' appearances, but their time in the White House also affects their families.

See how several first families looked before and after their time in the executive mansion:

Add Comment
Keep scrolling for next story

No-deal Brexit: Almost half of Brits are stockpiling food, medicine and clothes as UK heads for the cliff edge

Loading next story
Copyright © 2015 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
All rights reserved.