Rory Farquharson was born in a British family in Suffolk, United Kingdom. He is well-known as the boyfriend of Barack and Michelle Obama’s daughter, Malia Obama.
Rory Farquharson was born on 18 July 1998 (age 22 years; as of 2020) in Suffolk, United Kingdom. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He completed his schooling from the private English boarding school, Rugby School in England. He represented the school in sports and teams for the school and became the head boy in the final year of his school.
Height (approx.): 6′ 2″
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Colour: Brunette
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Parents & Siblings
Rory Farquharson’s father’s name is Charles Farquharson, who is the CEO of an investment firm, and his mother’s name is Catherine Farquharson, who is an accountant.
Rory Farquharson is in a relationship with Malia Obama, the daughter of the former President of the United States, Barack Obama.
Rory Farquharson finished his schooling at Rugby School and began his formal education to become a lawyer at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his university summer holidays, Farquharson worked as an intern at the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building in Northern Ireland. The organization works in the direction to support the Northern Ireland peace process. They wish to create a society that works as a community with shared responsibilities and providing equal opportunities to everyone. Rory also has an interest in the field of finance.
- Rory Farquharson’s family has a distant royal family connection as well. His father’s second cousin, Andrew Farquharson was a courtier for the Queen before he became the Assistant Master of the Household at Buckingham Palace. He then became the Deputy Master of the Household of Prince Charles, In 2009, the Royal family discontinued his service to make some cutbacks in the positions. LinkedIn
- Rory was first spotted with Malia during a Harvard-Yale game in 2017. A video was released by the media house, TMZ, in which they were kissing in the ground parking.
- Rory Farquharson was often spotted with Malia Obama out in the streets, smoking a cigarette with her. The social media accounts of Rory were deleted when he began dating her. The decision was taken to ensure the privacy of the couple and their families to save them from any sort of bad media coverage.
- Rory’s father, Charles Farquharson, was an alumnus of Cambridge University, one of the top Ivy League Schools in the world.
- Barack Obama had an interview on The Bill Simmons Podcast on 17 December in which he talked about his family and how they spent their time together during the quarantine. Rory was staying with the family because of certain travel visa complications. During the podcast, Obama said-
The only thing you discover… [is] young men eat. It’s weird to watch them consume food. And my grocery bill went up about 30 percent.