On January 21, 2019, Harris announced plans to run for president in 2020. Main talking points in her speeches include illegal immigrants, gun violence, Russian meddling, net neutrality, Universal Basic Income for the middle-class, Mexican border wall, etc. She strives to bring order to the house of cards and become an agent of change in the White House.
Well, everyone knows Kamala Harris and her political life. But here is a brief insight into the personal life of the US Senator and the information about her family and husband.
Despite her busy political schedule, the California senator manages time for her loving and caring family. Harris’ parents are of African and Indian origin. Kamala Harris’ father, Donald Harris, is a professor of economics at Stanford, and her Indian mother, Shyamala Gopalan, used to be a physician before her death in 2009 because of breast cancer.
Picture collage of Kamala Harris’s family. Her mother (top right) and her father and her niece bottom right). Image Source: Youtube / Hot News 24h
From her early childhood, Kamala’s parents were loving and caring. Kamala Harris’ immigrant parents worked hard to raise Kamala and her biological sister, Maya Laxmi Harris. Maya Harris is a lawyer who worked with Hillary Clinton as a campaign advisor.
It is evident that both Maya and Kamala received good nurturing and care from her dear parents. Kamala Harris also has a niece, Meena Harris, an activist and campaigner for women empowerment.
Kamala Harris Has Got Two Stepchildren From Her Husband’s First Marriage
While it comes to famous politicians, public curiosity about Kamala Harris’ married life and secret affairs comes as no surprise. Married to Douglas Emhoff in 2014, Kamala is lucky to have a supportive husband. Kamala Harris’ husband Douglas is a lawyer.
Kamala Harris with her lawyer husband Douglas Emhoff. Image Source: Youtube / Hot News 24h.
With both African-American and South Asian blood running through her veins, Kamala Harris does not have any children with her lawyer husband. However, Kamala has reason to cheer as Douglas has two children from his previous marriage, son Cole Harris and daughter, Elle Harris. Cole graduated from Colorado College while Ella is enrolled at the Parsons School of Design.
Happy Birthday @KamalaHarris! You are always there for us with a big hug, bright smile, infectious laugh and just the right words, all with delicious food and an amazing soundtrack! We love you so so much (and are VERY proud of you)! Doug, Cole & Ella. pic.twitter.com/7evystcTz1
— Douglas Emhoff (@douglasemhoff) October 20, 2018
Facts of Douglas’ ex-wife remains unknown, but Douglas occasionally posts pictures of his gorgeous new wife along with her children on his social media accounts. It is obvious that Douglas’ biological children love spending time with their beautiful and hard-working step-mother.