Lolo Soetoro: Family, Net Worth, Age, Barack Obama, Wife and Full Bio

Lolo Soetoro was famous for being the stepfather of the 44th president of America, Barack Obama. Barack Obama is a famous American politician who served as president from 2009 to 2017.

Lolo Soetoro’s full name is Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo. He was not active on any social media

Lolo Soetoro was a geographer but earned his popularity after Obama became president of the United States

Lolo Soetoro has been followed by many people. The fans of Obama who are curious about his early life tend to follow Lolo as well, so if you are one of them, you have come to the right place.

This article will cover Lolo Soetoro’s net worth, measurements, relationship status, career, trivia, and many more.

So, let us get started.

Lolo Soetoro Wiki

Name Lolo Soetoro
Real Name Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo
Date of Birth 2 March 1987
Place of Birth Bandung, Dutch East Indies
Nationality Indonesian
Ethnicity N/A
Profession Geographer
Channels N/A
Total Subscribers N/A
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Net Worth N/A
Profiles Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok

Early Life

Where was Lolo Soetoro born?

Lolo Soetoro was born on 2 March 1987, in Bandung, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia). He died at the age of 52 on 2 March 1987 in Jakarta, Indonesia due to liver failure.

His father’s and mother’s name are unknown. We do not have any information about what his mother did during his childhood, but his father was an employee of a mining office in Yogyakarta.

He lost his eldest brother and father during the Indonesian National Revolution. The Dutch army burned his home during the revolution. Lolo is the ninth of the tenth children of his parents. The information about his other siblings is unknown.

Regarding education qualifications, Lolo Soetoro’s information regarding his high school is unknown. But he enrolled in the Gadjah Mada University located at Yogyakarta and earned his bachelor’s degree in geography then attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa after obtaining an East-West Center grant.

He graduated from the university with an M.A. in geography in June 1964.  He used to work at the Indonesian Army Topographic Service before obtaining the grant. He was an Indonesian Lieutenant Colonel during that period

Now, let’s look at Lolo Soetoro’s career:



Lolo Soetoro was a geographer who studied the Earth and the distribution of its land, features, and inhabitants. He also worked as a government employee of the Indonesian government.

After completing his studies, Lolo Soetoro moved to Indonesia to help map Western New Guinea for the Indonesian government.

Lolo was also a job holder in government relations at Union Oil Company. Later he became department head and a director of the Lembaga Pendidikan dan Pengembangan Manajemen (LPPM)–the Institute of Management Education and Development


There has been controversy that Ann may have acted as a female “honeypot” to Lolo. According to Mr online, Ann was a CIA recruitment who taught English at the American Embassy in Jakarta and it was English at the American Embassy in Jakarta.

She also worked for the Indonesian American Friendship Institute which is also suspected to be a CIA front. Ann was interested in working as an undercover agent to gather information on villagers’ political affiliations.


Who is Lolo Soetoro dating? 

In terms of relationships, Lolo Soetoro was married to two beautiful ladies. The first wife of Lolo was Ann Dunham. They got married on 15th March 1965. They were both students at the University of Hawaii and got to know each other during college.

Lolo Soetero family

Ann was a divorced woman when she met Soetoro and had a son Barack Obama. The couple lived two and a half years in Jakarta before moving two miles north due to their job at Lolo.

The firstborn of Lolo is a daughter whose name is Maya Kasandra Soetoro. She was born on 15 August 1970. Obama went to Hawaii for his further studies and later his mother and half-sister joined him. Ann earned her M.A. in anthropology and returned to Jakarta with her daughter.

Their difference in opinion resulted in the divorce between Ann and Lolo. Lolo became more interested in the west whereas Dunham became interested in Indonesian culture. They got divorced on 6 November 1980.

Lolo got married to Erna Kustina in 1980. He had two children with Erna. The firstborn is Yusuf Aji born in 1981 and the secondborn is daughter Rahayu Nurmaida Soetoro born in 1984. He died in 1987 at age of 52 and was buried in Tanah Kusir Cemetery, South Jakarta.

Who is Barack Obama?

Barack Obama is a popular American politician who is popular for serving as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

He was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States as Barack Hussein Obama II. Obama was born to an American mother Ann Dunham and a Kenyan father. He was raised by stepfather Lolo Soetoro after his parents divorced in 1964.

Obama attended a local school in Indonesia Sekolah Dasar Katolik Santo Fransiskus Asisi for two years. He then enrolled in Sekolah Dasar Negeri Menteng 01 for one and a half years.

He is a fluent speaker of Indonesian and during his childhood, Lolo taught Barack how the world works. Obama then attended Punahou School in Honolulu Obama enrolled at Occidental college in Los Angeles on a full scholarship but transferred to Columbia University in 1981 and majored in political science, arts, and English Literature.

Obama later enrolled in Harvard university and graduated with Juris Doctor magna cum laude. After his graduation, he worked at the University of Chicago Law School and taught constitutional law for 12 years.

Obama is married to Michelle Robinson. They got married in 1992 and have two children together named Malia and Sasha. Barack started his career as a lecturer and then became a civil right attorney lawyer.

However, his law license became inactive in 2007. He was elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996 and resigned in 2004 following his election to the U.S. Senate.

He became a senate member in 2005 however, resigned on November 16, 2008, to focus on his transition period for the presidency. He announced his candidacy for President of the United States back on February 10, 2007, and won the election on June 2, 2008.

Obama again filed election papers on April 4, 2011, and announced his reelection campaign for 2012. He once again won the election on Nov 6, 2012, with 332 electoral votes.

During his presidency, he focused on domestic policies like racial issues, LGBT rights and same-sex marriage, economic policy, environmental policy, health care reform, and various foreign policies as well.


What is Lolo Soetoro’s height & weight?

Lolo Soetoro died on 2 March 1987. Since he died early, we do not have his measurements. There is no information about him related to height, weight, body type, and body structure

According to various sources, Lolo has black hair, whereas his eye color is Black. Furthermore, his zodiac sign is Capricorn, but his ethnic group is unknown. Moreover, Soetoro follows Islam as his religion.

According to Obama, Lolo was even-tempered, well-mannered, easy-going, loved to play tennis and chess, and taught boxing to him.

Social Media

Lolo Soetoro dies in the late ’80s, thus, he did not have the luxury to use current social media. So, he had not been active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, and many other social media.

Net Worth

What is Lolo Soetoro’s net worth? 

Lolo Soetoro is one of the most famous dads in the United States and the world. He has a massive audience for his support in the early life of Barack Obama.


There is no information on how much he has been making from his job and at the present date, it is difficult to estimate.

Lolo Soetoro had multiple sources of income as a geographer, government employee, and department head of LPPM.

Lolo Soetoro’s net worth is not available. We do not know how much he earned and how much property he had left when he was alive. However, some of the sources claim his net worth was $150k. Other sources claim that he had $6 million and $50 million of net worth.


  • Lolo Soetoro has been rumored to be honey trapped by Ann.
  • Lolo Soetoro is extremely fond of playing tennis and chess and teaching boxing to Obama. He was an even-tempered, well-mannered, and easy-going person
  • Soetoro has married two times and has three children. He has a daughter from his first wife and two children from his second wife.
  • He died at the age of 52 on 2 March 1987 in Jakarta, Indonesia due to liver failure.


Here are a few frequently asked questions about Lolo Soetoro:

Q: Who has Lolo Soetoro dated?

A: Lolo Soetoro was married to Ann Dunham from 1965 to 1980 and was married to Erna Kristina from 1980 to 1987. He has three children from his relationships. Soetoro has a daughter named Maya Soetoro from his first marriage and son Yusuf Aji and a daughter Rahayu Nurmaida from his second marriage.

Q: Is Lolo Soetoro Mixed?

A: We do not know the ethnic group of Lolo. He was a Muslim from Indonesia, but his ethnicity is not revealed.

Q: What is Lolo Soetoro’s net worth?

A: The net worth of Lolo is not available as we do not know how much he earned and how much property he had left when he was alive.


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