Malia Ann Obama is the eldest daughter of former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. Malia along with her sister was listed as “The 25 most influential teens of 2014” by Times Magazine. She caught into the limelight at the moment her father became the 44th President of the United States.
Malia Ann Obama Biography
Malia Obama was born on the 4th of July 1998, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Malia Obama is currently 24 years old.
|Birth Name||Malia Ann Obama|
|Date of Birth||July 4, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Age||24 years old|
Family and Education
Malia Obama is the older daughter of former US President Barack Obama and former US first lady Michelle Obama. Both her parents were former lawyers and authors. Her younger sister Sasha Obama is still a student. Malia’s relatives include Maya Soetoro-Ng (Paternal Aunt), Konrad Ng (Uncle; Maya’s Husband), Barack Obama Sr. (Paternal Grandfather) (Cook), Stanley Ann Dunham (Paternal Grandmother), Fraser Robinson III (Maternal Grandfather), Marian Lois Shields (Maternal Grandmother).
Her cousins are Akinyi Manners, Savita Ng, Suhaila Ng, Leslie Robinson, Avery Robinson.
She is of Luo Kenyan, English, and small traces of Scottish, Irish, German, Welsh, Swiss-German, and French ancestry on her father’s side while, on her mother’s side, she has Gullah, distant English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Malia attended the University of Chicago Laboratory School and then enrolled at the Sidwell Friends School, Washington, D.C. She graduated from the school in May 2016.
She took a hiatus for one year and joined the Harvard University in 2017. She graduated from Harvard in 2021 and was named a Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize winner for excellent undergraduate work and excellence in the art of teaching.
Malia Ann Obama Love Life
Malia Obama is currently dating her college mate, Rory Farquharson. The 23-year old was spotted at the Harvard v Yale American football game. A video of them went viral and doing rounds on the internet where Malia is seen smoking a cigarette and smiling before putting her arms around Rory before going in for a kiss.
She was said to have dated a Hip Hop Star, Taylor Bennett in 2016.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 185 cm
Meters – 1.85 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 61 kg|
Pounds – 134 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9.5 (US) / 7.5 (UK)|
|Dress Size||6 (US) / 10 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Tall Body Frame|
Malia Obama appeared in the new show Access Hollywood in 2008.
She was named the “Most influential teenagers of 2014” by Times magazine.
Malia Ann Obama
Malia Obama has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand dollars as of 2023, which was inherited from her family wealth.
- Food – Burger, French fries, ice cream, cake, and pie
Malia Ann Obama Facts
Excelled in studies in high school, she is also an accomplished Volleyball player. In 2015, Malia grabbed the title of the ‘Washington Volleyball Player of the Year’ and took the position of the 38th best player in the country the same year.
Despite her father and mother being acclaimed writers and lawyers, she doesn’t want to follow their trials. Her ambition is to become a filmmaker, for which, she began her internship with Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein this year.
She enrolled at Harvard University in 2017 after her graduation in 2016. In the interim, she worked as an intern in the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain.
She began to work as an intern on several projects when she was 16. She worked as an intern at the popular show ‘Girls’ and also worked as a crew member for actress Halle Berry’s Extant.
Being very fluent in Spanish, she used to on an official trip with her father as his translator.
Malia owns a football team named the Chicago Angels and recently launched a Vodka brand named ‘Pure Wonderobama- US’.
Malia Obama launched a line of perfume called the ‘With Love from Malia’ and also runs a fashion line called ‘Malia Obama Seduction’.
In 2009, Beanie Babies, the company which makes toys, made dolls to honor the daughters of Obama, Malia, and Sasha. The doll that represents Malia was called Marvelous Malia.