Dawit Eklund Biography, Age, Family, Malia Obama,Height, Net Worth

Dawit Eklund Biography

Dawit (David) Eklund is an Ethiopian American producer based in Washington, DC. The producer was spotted out on numerous occasions with the former US eldest daughter, Malia Obama. The two are rumored to be romantically involved since July 2022.

Dawit  Eklund Date of Birth|Age

Eklund has roots in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia according to his Facebook details. He was born in 1989 November and is 33 years old as of 2023.

Height|How tall is Dawit?

Eklund stands at an estimated height of 5’11”(180cm).

Dawit Eklund Parents|Siblings

His father is Jon Eklund,a retired state department officer and his mother is Yeshi Eklund a seasoned business person.

David is one of four siblings, two sisters and a brother. He has been raised in Sudan, Kenya, Egypt, and Bangladesh due to the nature of the job of his father. His parents later settled in Abidjan, the capital of the West African nation of Côte d’Ivoire. David is currently staying in California, America.

Dawit Eklund Education

The producer attended the International Community School in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. He later enrolled at George Washington University and studied International Relations in Africa.

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NameDavid Eklund
Date of Birth1989
EducationInternational community school of Addis Ababa, George Washington University
Net worth$1.3 million
Label Track1432R
TracksPsycho Animus. Wit It! Litchi Juice. Lies are Chic. Mint. Truancy. The Noise Came from here. Loose Jonts. Rise 12. Drummer Girl. New Life. Gravity.
SkillsDrums, Guitar, Keyboard, and Ukulele


Although the producer studied international relations at the university, he is passionate about music. He started to produce music after he finished college and used to upload them on his SoundCloud account.

His first song Psycho Animus was received and recorded more than 16.9 K plays. Some of his songs include Wit It, Mint, Drummer girl, and New life.  

The producer together with his other two friends confounded the label track 1432 R. His label sells tune through distributors and has launched various artists like Ocabaya, Soso Tharpa, and Analog Tara. He specializes in Ethiopian music.

Relationship | Girlfriend | Malia Obama

Dawit Eklund with Malia Obama

Details of Dawit’s past relationships are still unknown. However, there have been speculations that Dawit is dating Malia, the first daughter of the former president of the United States, Barack Obama. They are yet to confirm their relationship although they were spotted together on several occasions.

The pair were first spotted together towards the end of July 2022 when they were leaving a restaurant together in Los Angeles and at the County Museum of Arts.

They were seen together in August in New York City wearing matching outfits. It also seems that the record producer has already been introduced to Malia’s parents Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. Dawit and Malia are 9 years apart.

Previously, Malia and Rory Farquharson, son of the Chief executive officer of Insight Investment Management Limited have dated. Rory and Malia were both students at Harvard University.