Facts about Malia Obama
Malia Obama Biography
Malia Ann Obama is the oldest daughter of Barack Obama, who was president of the United States from 2009-2017. She entered Harvard University in 2017.
Malia Obama was born in 1998 to Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, who were married in 1992.
Malia and her younger sister Sasha attended the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools in Chicago.
Malia Obama entered the fifth grade in 2008; she and her sister began attending Sidwell Friends School in January of 2009 after her family moved to Washington, D.C. for her father’s inauguration.
In 2012, her father was re-elected for a second four-year term as president, and he served in the office until being succeeded by Donald Trump on January 20, 2017.
Malia Obama was 18 years old when her father finished his second term.
She graduated from high school in May of 2016. She took a “gap year” and started Harvard in 2017, a member of the class of 2021.
In the past, many sources listed Malia Obama’s birth year as 1999. However, 1998 is the correct year. She was widely reported to be celebrating her 10th birthday in July of 2008, while her father was campaigning for president. In a video interview with Access Hollywood that year, Barack Obama can be heard joking with Malia that she “started in a hospital on [the] Fourth of July ten years ago.”