His mother was mostly of English descent, with some German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss, and Welsh ancestry, while his father is said to be of Luo from Nyang’oma Kogelo, Kenya.
Obama was born on August 4, 1961, at Kapiʻolani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the first President to have been born in Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was born in Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama, Sr., was a Luo from Nyang’oma Kogelo, Kenya.