Quick Facts of Kamala Harris

  • Full NameKamala Harris
  • Date of Birth1964 /10 /20
  • NicknameKamala
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceOakland, California, U.S.
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ReligionBaptist
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseDouglas Emhoff
  • Height5 feet and 2 inches
  • EducationUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram,Wikipedia
  • Children2( Ella and Cole)
  • HoroscopeVirgo
  • Net Worth$2 Million

Kamala Harris is an American Politician and Attorney. Harris is a member of the Democratic Party who served as the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011-17. Kamala Harris is the junior United States Senator from California State. She joined the office in November 2017. She elected to the U.S.

Senate as a Democrat in 2016 and began her first term in November 2017. Harris is the second African Woman and first Indian American woman to serve as a U.S. Senator.  If you want to collect all the information regarding Kamala Harris’ personal as well as her professional life, then read the article until to the end. Stay tuned with us.

Early Life-Kamala Harris

Recalling her early Life, Harris was born on October 20, 1964, in Oakland, California of the United States of America. Harris was born with the Zodiac sign Virgo and followed Baptist religious beliefs. Well, Harris holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Childhood photo of Kamala Harris
Picture: Childhood photo of Kamala Harris  Source: Los Angeles Times

Furthermore, Harris was born to Tamil Indian mother, Dr. Shyamala Gopalan Harris, and a Jamaican-American father, Donald Harris. Her late father was a professor of economics at Stanford, originally from Jamaica. Likewise, she has a younger sibling sister named Maya Harris. 

Kamala Harris in her childhood days
Snap: Kamala Harris’ childhood picture, Image Source: Instagram

Later, Kamala attended Westmount High School and went to Howard University in Washington, and graduated with a degree in political science and economics. Moreover, she also holds a degree of Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Also, read: Kamala Harris On 2020 Presidency Run: Will Harris Be The First Afro-American Woman President Of USA?

Inside of Harris’ Career

During her early career,  Harris got the opportunity to serve as a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County, California, and she did not let the chance slip from her hand. Harris was also the Managing Attorney of the Career Criminal Unit. Similarly, Harris has also served on the board of the California District Attorney’s Association. Kamala Harris was the Vice President of the National District Attorneys Association.

Kamala got honored as the “Woman of Power” by The National Urban League. Moreover, she was also honored by the National Black Prosecutors Association with the Thurgood Marshall Award. Also, Harris supports several groups like EMILY’s List, California Legislative Black Caucus and Asian American Action Fund and many more.

Recently, Harris has participated in the 2020 Presidential Run. On Sunday, Harris launched a rally for her White House speech with which collected over 20,000 people.

During her speech, she started admitting the reason for standing up as a candidate. She said:

“I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for President of the United States, I’m running for president because I love my country… I’m running to be president of the people, by the people, and for the people.”

After the rally, Kamala delivered a powerful speech that also sparkled words against Donald Trump’s administration to her Oakland’s roots and other parts of the country.

Mother of Two Children

Spreading some glimpse of lights to her personal life, Kamala is a married woman. She tied the know with her long-term boyfriend turned husband, Douglas Emhoff. Similarly, her husband is a professional lawyer. The couple first met on the blind date after a set up by Harris’ close friend. After dating for a long time, the duo engaged in March 2014.

Photo: Kamala Harris and husband, Douglas Emhoff Source: The Tennessee Tribune

And after a few months later, on 22 August 2014, the couple shared their vows in Santa Barbara, California. Well, the duo is living a happy married life since then. Their personal relationship is so strong.  For now, the couple shares a loyal relationship and not yet disclosed symptoms which can lead them to their divorce or separation.

Aged 55 and her America based lawyer partner haven’t shared any kids of their own. But this couple is proud parents of two children named Cole(aged 24 and a daughter named  Momala(aged 19) from her husband’s previous marriage.

Picture: Kamala Harris is the stepmother of two children named, Cole and Ella Source: Twitter(@douglasemhoff)

Also, the Democratic presidential contender also wrote in an essay for Elle magazine about her relationship with her step-children Cole and Ella, her husband’s children Doug.

Past Relationship

Before marrying Emhoff, Harris had an affair with her ex-boyfriend, Willie Brown, but their relationship could not last long. And they separated without citing the reason behind their break-up. Besides, her ex-partner is an American politician of the Democratic Party.

Kamala Harris with her ex-boyfriend, Willie Brown and their friends.
Image: Kamala Harris with her ex-boyfriend, Willie Brown and their friends.        Source: Washington Examiner

In addition, back in the 2000s, Harris allegedly had an affair with a married man when she first made a run for public office. But, she never confirmed her alleged affair. Further, Kamala has a straight sexual orientation. However, she has also created a special Hate Crimes Unit, that focuses on hate crimes against LGBT children and teens in schools. Harris is also a supporter of same-sex marriage.

Similarly, Harris is so much conscious about the environment and topics of pollution. Not only this, recently on 3 January 2019, she has Tweeted about the global threat and population increased in the USA. The quote goes like this:

“Deliberately ignoring the global threat of climate change and, instead, favoring polluters over Americans’ health won’t make our country stronger. We can’t leave our children and our children’s children to deal with the consequences of our inaction.”

Well, for your kind information, Harris is active on social networking sites that include Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Furthermore, she has grabbed more than 2  million followers on Instagram, over 909,000 on Facebook and more than 1.97 million on Twitter. As per her official Twitter, Harris currently resides in California.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Taking about her earning, Harris earns a good sum of money from her career as an attorney and politician. Throughout her career, Harris has successfully maintained an impressive net worth as of 2018.

Moreover, looking at her physique, Harris has a slim body type. Furthermore, she stands at a perfect height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m). However, the exact figure of her weight and body measurements are not available at the moment.

$2 Million Net Worth

Kamala Harris accumulates an excellent earning out of her profession as a political commentator. She has maintained an asset of over $2 Million which includes at least $250,000 in savings. The Democrat’s husband, lawyer Doug Emhoff has more than $900,000 in investments and retirement accounts. Her liabilities include a mortgage of at least $1 Million.

So far, Kamala has not disclosed the actual salary and net worth in the media. As per the Go Banking Rates, her net worth falls between $581,010 to $2 Million at its highest as of October 2018.

Back in 2012, she helped to secure a $12 billion debt reduction with $26 Billion overall with the National Mortgage Settlement against five banks.

Controversies

Harris was found guilty during a violating campaign where she was supposed to spend $211,000, however, she overspent the pleaded amount of nearly $100,000. Also, she was fined $35,000 by the Commission to alert voters. She had spent around $625,000 during her campaign where she listed as a candidate who raised four times than others in the history of running for the office.

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