Malia Obama’s new beau is an Ethiopian record producer who is nine years older than her

There is not any extra hiding it. After two outings protecting a good distance from one another as they strolled round Los Angeles, Malia Obama and her new man are displaying they’re an actual couple.

And DailyMail.com can reveal solely the id of the brand new man within the lifetime of the previous First Daughter. 

The good-looking thriller hunk is music producer Dawit Eklund – who, identical to Malia’s dad, has one American and one African dad or mum.

And moreover resembling a youthful Barack Obama, he has the identical smoking behavior because the forty fourth president, a habithe  typically admitted he discovered laborious to kick. 

Eklund, who turns 33 subsequent week, is 9 years older than Malia who celebrated her twenty fourth birthday on July 4.

The look of love. Malia is all smiles as Dawit places his hand on her bare back as they visit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The look of affection. Malia is all smiles as Dawit locations his hand on her naked again as they go to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Like Malia's father, Dawit has one American parent and one African. His mother Yessi, is from Ethiopia

Like Malia’s father, Dawit has one American dad or mum and one African. His mom Yessi, is from Ethiopia

Malia and Dawit made no attempt to hide their feelings for each other on Thursday

Malia and Dawit made no try to cover their emotions for one another on Thursday

Malia is working with Donald Glover – also known as Childish Gambino. She is a screenwriter on his upcoming Amazon show

Malia is working with Donald Glover – often known as Childish Gambino. She is a screenwriter on his upcoming Amazon present

On Thursday morning the pair paid a go to to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the third time they’ve been seen collectively in simply 9 days.

She was carrying dishevelled inexperienced pants and a tight-fitting crop prime that showcased her tight tummy. He was in inexperienced shorts with an image of reggae legend Bob Marley and a pink t-shirt 

The pair have been noticed strolling shut collectively twice in a every week.

First they had been seen choosing up a takeout lunch on July 26 after which once more they went for an off-the-cuff stroll collectively on August 2.

DailyMail.com was additionally the primary to disclose the id of Malia’s first critical beau, Rory Farquharson. The closeness of the Malia and Dawit has led to hypothesis that her long-time romance along with her British beau could also be over.

 Eklund is the son of retired State Department officer Jon Eklund, 72, who labored at a number of US embassies in Africa and his Ethiopian spouse Yeshi, 66.

Dawit is co-founder of Washington, D.C.-based document label 1432 R, which makes a speciality of Ethiopian music. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he’s additionally a registered Democrat.

A Washington Post  article concerning the label in 2016 stated: ‘Their music seamlessly brings collectively home music grooves, the stutter of U.Ok. storage, an uneasy digital atmosphere, and – maybe most notably – Ethiopian folks music.’

First sighting: The pair kept a respectful distance while walking around Los Angeles on July 26

First sighting: The pair stored a respectful distance whereas strolling round Los Angeles on July 26 

Getting closer. Exactly one week later they were that little bit closer

Getting nearer. Exactly one week later they had been that little bit nearer

Bingo! There's no attempt to hide the relationship now separating the lovebirds on their third outing in the City ofAngels on Thursday morning

Bingo! There’s no try to cover the connection now separating the lovebirds on their third outing within the City ofAngels on Thursday morning

History. Malia's long-time British beau Rory Farquharson, who she met when they both studied at Harvard, is now out of the picture

History. Malia’s long-time British beau Rory Farquharson, who she met once they each studied at Harvard, is now out of the image

Dawit advised the paper: Ethiopian music is tremendous distinct. There are solely 4 or 5 musical scales that they play in; every has its personal that means and perspective and temper.’  

He was educated on the International Community School within the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa earlier than going to George Washington University the place he studied International Development in Africa.

Dawit – who additionally goes by David, the Anglicized model of his title – is one in all 4 kids.

His father Jon was closely concerned in serving to the refugee disaster attributable to the conflict in Sudan within the early 2000s, when tons of of hundreds fled to Ethiopia to flee the combating. 

Eklund is the son of retired State Department officer Jon Eklund, 72, who worked at several US embassies in Africa and his Ethiopian wife Yeshi, 66.

Eklund is the son of retired State Department officer Jon Eklund, 72, who labored at a number of US embassies in Africa and his Ethiopian spouse Yeshi, 66. 

He was educated at the International Community School in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa before going to George Washington University where he studied International Development in Africa

He was educated on the International Community School within the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa earlier than going to George Washington University the place he studied International Development in Africa 

Dawit is co-founder of Washington, D.C.-based record label 1432 R, which specializes in Ethiopian music.

Dawit is co-founder of Washington, D.C.-based document label 1432 R, which makes a speciality of Ethiopian music.

His mom Yeshi comes from a profitable household of enterprise individuals in Ethiopia. His sister Sara Eklund was featured in a 2019 Vogue article for introducing menstrual cups to Ethiopia

Since his retirement, John and Yeshi have settled in Abidjan, the capital of the West African nation of Côte d’Ivoire, though additionally they have a home within the Washington, D.C. suburb of Chantilly, Virginia.

Malia moved to Los Angeles final yr, after graduating from Harvard, to pursue a profession as a screenwriter. She s presently working as a screenwriter on Donald Glover’s upcoming Amazon present. 

In March, Donald revealed that he had given the 24-year-old her first job as a author on his new sequence, which is reportedly about ‘a Beyoncé-type character,’ with the actor calling her ‘amazingly proficient’ and ‘actually targeted.’

‘She’s identical to, an amazingly proficient individual,’ Donald, 38, who can also be recognized by his stage title Childish Gambino, advised Vanity Fair on the time. ‘She’s actually targeted, and she or he’s working actually laborious.’

Politically correct: Dawit is a registered Democrat, which will no doubt go down well with Malia's parents

Politically appropriate: Dawit is a registered Democrat, which can little doubt go down nicely with Malia’s mother and father 

Malia's new love is co-founder of Washington, D.C.-based record label 1432 R, which specializes in Ethiopian music

Malia’s new love is co-founder of Washington, D.C.-based document label 1432 R, which makes a speciality of Ethiopian music

They make each other laugh too. Malia and Dawit are the picture of happiness during their trip to LACMA

They make one another snort too. Malia and Dawit are the image of happiness throughout their journey to LACMA 

Malia's younger sister Sasha has also relocated to the west coast where she is studying at USC

Malia’s youthful sister Sasha has additionally relocated to the west coast the place she is finding out at USC 

He didn’t share how Malia landed the job after she graduated from school however he added that he believed she has a promising future within the business.

While Malia – who beforehand interned on Lena Dunham’s HBO sequence Girls in 2015 and at The Weinstein Company in 2017 – is working as a screenwriter, her youthful sister, Sasha Obama, 21, can also be constructing her personal life in Los Angeles.

The 21-year-old is finding out on the University of Southern California after transferring from the University of Michigan.

DailyMail.com solely revealed a number of months in the past that she was in a relationship with Clifton Powell Jr., 24, who’s the son of Ray actor Clifton Powell.

Clifton Jr. and Sasha are understood to have met after she relocated to the West Coast, and he’s already shut with the household, as he has been seen hanging out with Malia a number of occasions in latest months.

In April, Sasha and Malia’s mom, former First Lady Michelle Obama, opened up about how each of her daughters are all grown up throughout an look on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Ellen, 64, reminded Michelle, 58, of how Sasha and Malia had first visited the present once they had been little ladies who wished to see the Jonas Brothers. But over a decade later, they’ve graduated from boybands to boyfriends.

‘Now they’re bringing grown males dwelling,’ Michelle stated. ‘Now they’ve boyfriends and actual lives and all that stuff. They have grown up proper earlier than our very eyes and they’re doing nicely.’

While the mom-of-two gushed concerning the ‘wonderful younger girls’ her daughters have change into – ‘Women, I do know! Scary,’ she stated – and divulged that they had been each now relationship, she was way more discreet concerning the particulars of their love lives and did not share any additional particulars.