And many people believe the former president may have been spending time in Cape Verde after 'spotting' him on the island.
But it turns out the Obamas haven't been there - and people have actually been having their photos taken with dad-of-five Jose Oliveira, who happens to look a LOT like him. The 43-year-old has been stopped by people pretty much every day for almost ten years.
He told the Telegraph : "I work as a tour guide so I am always meeting new people and their reaction is always the same. As soon as they see me they say: ‘Oh my God, you look just like Obama!’