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Facts of Auma Obama

Full NameAuma Obama
First NameAuma
Last NameObama
Professioncommunity activist, sociologist, journalist and author
NationalityKenyan
Birth CityNairobi
Birth CountryKenya
Father NameBarack Obama Sr.
Mother NameKezia Aoko
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children1
SibilingsMalik Obama, Barack Obama, Abo Obama, and Bernard Obama
Date of Birth1960

Auma Obama is the step-sister of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Her Family

Auma is the elder daughter of Barack Obama Senior and his first wife, Kezia Obama

She has four siblings. They are Malik Obama, Barack Obama, Abo Obama, and Bernard Obama. Auma is a divorcee

She was married to Ian Manners. The pair tied the knot in 1996. They got separated after four years in 2000. 

Auma has one daughter from his husband, Ian, named Akinyi Manners.

Auma with her sibling
Auma with her sibling (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Her Personal Life And Achievements

Auma has graduated from the University of Bayreuth, with the degree of Doctor in Philosophy

She has also studied at the German Film and Television Academy. She has been awarded different humanitarian awards

Few of them are ‘TUV Rheinland Global Compact Award”, “Prix Courage Award,” “The World Human Rights Award,” and “The B.A.U.M. Award.” 

She is also a member of the World Future Council, members of the Board of Trustees of the ‘German Reading Foundation,’ as well as the Advisory Board member at the University of Bayreuth

Auma is also a member of the Governing Council of the Kilimanjaro Initiative in Nairobi. 

In 2011, she was a subject of a German documentary film, “The Education of Auma Obama.”

Her Net Worth

Auma’s net worth has not been estimated yet. 

However, being a famous sociologist and a community activist, we can assure that her net worth is around six-digit numbers. 

Her brother, Barack, has a considerable net worth, which is estimated to be $40 Million. He has added it to his fortune through his career. 

Barack earned it all from his time as president. 

Moreover, he was able to increase it through his book deals, his speaking gigs, his Netflix deals, and an annual pension. 

He is reportedly earning $205,700 annually from his pension. 

According to CNBC, he earned $800,000 for two speeches and a minimum of $1.2 Million for three talks on Wall Street.

Below is the list of books written by Barack Obama

S.NName of Books
1Dreams from My Father
2The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
3Of Thee, I Sing: Letter to My Daughters
4Change We Can Believe In Barack Obama’s Plan to Renew America’s Promise
5Farewell Speeches
6Yes, We Can! A Salute To Children
7The Wit and Wisdom of Barack Obama
8Barack Obama- Words that Inspired
9Words on a Journey: The Great Speeches
10INSPIRE A NATION

How Does Auma Earn Money?

Auma is Sociologist. Besides this, she is also a community activist, journalist, and author

She is the writer of the book named “And Then Life Happens: A Memoir.” 

Auma has worked for five years in CARE International, an international charity organization. 

She later started her charity named ‘Sauti Kuu Foundation', which is a non-profit organization that helps orphans and other young people and children struggling with poverty, in the East African country. 

Bond With Her Brother

Auma shares a fantastic bond with her half-brother, Barack. She was there by his side in his presidential campaigns. 

Auma was even the bridesmaid of Barack’s wife, Michelle. She adores him and is very proud of him. 

Her brother, Barack, also serves as the Executive Chairperson of her charity ‘Sauti Kuu Foundation'.

The picture consist of Auma with her brother
The picture consist of Auma with her brother (Source: kahawatungu.com)

Trivia

  1. Auma is born in 1960, which makes her age 60 as of 2020.
  2. Her birth name is Rita Auma Obama.
  3. We collect most of the information about Auma Obama as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.

 

Updated On Sat Apr 18 2020 Published On Sat Apr 18 2020 By paper-boat

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