Kamala Harris is an American attorney and politician. Harris serves as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party and served as the 32nd Attorney General of California for seven years. Harris aims to fight for justice and give voice to the voiceless.
Kamala Harris is married to lawyer Douglas Emhoff. The couple does not have any children together. Harris is the first person of either Indian or Jamaican descent to be elected as a U.S. Senator in California. She is most likely a top contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President.
- Full Name: Kamala Devi Harris
- Birth Date: October 20, 1964 (age 54 years old)
- Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
- Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamala_Harris
Kamala Harris: Personal Life
Kamala Devi Harris was born on October 20, 1964, in Oakland, California, United States. Her parents are Shyamala Gopalan and Donald Harris. Shyamala Gopalan was a breast cancer scientist and Donald Harris is a professor at Stanford University. They got a divorce when Kamala was seven and Shyamala was granted the custody of her children.
Kamala went to Westmount High School in Montreal, Canada. She majored in political science and economics from the prestigious Howard University. In 1989, Kamala received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Harris has a sister, Maya, who is a lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator.
Kamala Harris met Douglas Emhoff in a blind date that was set up by their friends. Emhoff is a lawyer and a partner at DLA Piper in Century City and Washington D.C. He has two children from a previous marriage. Harris and Emhoff got married in August 2014 at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, California.
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Hometown: Oakland, California
- Height: 5 ft 2 inches
- Weight: 59 kg
- Education: Howard University, UC Hastings College of Law
- Husband: Douglas Emhoff
- Children: None
- Parents: Shyamala Gopalan, Donald Harris
Kamala Harris: Professional Life
Kamala Harris served as a deputy district attorney from 1990 to 1998. Harris worked at the San Francisco District Attorney’s office and the City Attorney of San Francisco’s office. In 2004, she was elected as the district attorney of San Francisco. In 2010, Kamala Harris was narrowly elected as California’s Attorney General. She was reelected in 2014.
On January 3, 2011, Kamala Harris became the first female, Jamaican and Indian American attorney general in the state of California.
On November 8, 2016, Harris defeated Loretta Sanchez and was preceded by Barbara Boxer in the 2016 Senate election and became California’s third female U.S. Senator.
- Profession: U.S. Senator
- Worked for: NA
- Working for: US Government
Kamala Harris: Net worth, Salary
Kamala Harris enjoys a net worth of approximately 2 million American dollars. Harris is a prominent figure in the world of politics and known for her fearless and challenging attitude towards oppressive male politicians.
- Net Worth: $2 million
- Salary: NA
Kamala Harris: Social Media
Kamala Harris is on Instagram and Twitter as @KamalaHarris. She has a million followers on Instagram and almost 2 million followers on Twitter. Harris has a Facebook page with more than 900 thousand likes.