Dawit Eklund Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Parents & More

Malia Obama Boyfriend Dawit Eklund


Real NameDawit Eklund.
Birth Date1989.
Birth PlaceAddis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Lives inCalifornia, America.
ParentsFather: Jon Eklund.
Mother: Yeshi.
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Love Life
Single | EngagedDating.
GirlfriendMalia Obama.
Body Measurements
WeightKg: 72.
Pounds: 158.7 lbs.
HeightIn feet: 5' 11".
In centimeters: 180.33 cm.
In meters: 1.8 m.
SchoolInternational Community School of Addis Ababa.
CollegeGeorge Washington University.
Label1432 R.
TracksPsycho Animus.
Wit It!
Litchi Juice.
Lies Are Chic.
The Noise Came From Here.
Loose Jonts.
Rise 12.
Drummer Girl.
New Life.
Net worth$1.34 Million.

Dawit Eklund with girlfriend Malia Obama

Who is Dawit Eklund, Malia Obama’s New Boyfriend?

Dawit Eklund (born in 1989) is a 33 years old Ethiopian-American musician and record label owner. In 2022, Eklund caught the limelight after he was spotted hanging out with the daughter of former US president Barack Obama. Some images are circulating on the internet where Dawit can be seen walking on the streets of Los Angeles with Malia Obama.

Everybody was the assumption that Malia was still dating her college boyfriend, Rory Farquharson. Rory and Barack’s daughter met at Harvard University. They used to appear publicly, holding hands and even kissing occasionally.

Now, as Daw’s name got associated with Malia, people are curious to know more about him. Many websites present ambiguous facts regarding his family and cultural background. So, if you want to learn about Obama’s new boyfriend, you have come to the right place.


Dawit Eklund father Jon Eklund

Half Ethiopian and Half American

According to the sources, Dawit Eklund (age 33) gave birth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1989. Sources also revealed that Eklund’s father, Jonathan, aka Jon, is a retired government official. We also found Daw’s mother, Yeshi Fan’s Instagram profile (@yeshifana) during our research. We have also found a wedding photo of Dawit’s parents.

Dawit Eklund with girlfriend Malia Obama

Upon checking the Facebook profile of this musician, we learned that he completed his schooling while staying in Ethiopia at the International Community School of Addis Ababa. For graduation, he moved to his father’s country (USA) and studied International Development at George Washington University, graduating in 2012.


Dawit Eklund height and weight

Founder of a Record Label

After college, Dawit began uploading music tracks on his SoundCloud account. The first ever beat that he uploaded was titled “Psycho Animus,” and it got played more than 16.9k times. A few days later, he released “Wit It!”. All of his tracks were loved by the listeners.

Dawit Eklund Instagram account

Later he and his friends Joyce Lim and Sami Yenigun started their record label “1432 R.” With time company released more tracks and even launched new artists like Soso Tharpa, Analog Tara, Ocabaya, etc. The company is based in Washington, DC, and sells tunes through distributors like Bandcamp.


Dawit Eklund Q&A

Ques: How old is Dawit Eklund?

Ans: He is 33 (as of 2022).

Ques: When was Dawit Eklund born?

Ans: In 1989.

Ques: Where was Dawit Eklund born?

Ans: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ques: What is Dawit Eklund’s Instagram username?

Ans: dawit_eklund.

Ques: How much is Dawit Eklund’s net worth?

Ans: USD 1.34 million.

Ques: Who are Dawit Eklund’s parents?

Ans: Jon Eklund (father) and Yeshi Fana (mother).