Barack Hussein Obama was the 44th president of the United States (2009–2017) and the first African American to hold the office. Before winning the presidency, Obama represented Illinois in the U.S. Senate (2005–2008).
Ilham Anas, 34, who from some angles bears a resemblance to President Obama, shot to fame in Jakarta after Obama won the 2009 elections, and is now earning income as an Obama double.
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Many Indonesians have a keen interest in Obama, who lived in Jakarta for four years after his American mother, Ann Dunham, married Muslim Indonesian Lolo Soetoro following the end of her marriage to Obama’s Kenyan father.