Kamala Harris

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Full Name Kamala Harris
Age 55 Years Old
Nick Name Kamala
Gender Female
Famous As Politician
Birth Date October 20th, 1964
Birth Place Oakland, California, U.S.

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An American attorney and politician who is serving as the junior United States Senator for California since 2017 is named as Kamala Harris. She has previously served as District Attorney of San Francisco and as the 32nd Attorney General of California. On January 21, 2019, Harris officially announced her campaign to run for President of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election. 

Students describe presidential hopeful in three words

Democratic Senator Kamala Harris says she will run for president in the 2020 election, the eighth name to join the battle for the party's nomination. She represents California and previously served as the state's attorney general. The BBC asked some students from Howard University to describe her in three words and to name the qualities they believe a presidential candidate needs to do the job well.

Kamala Harris has been criticized for her criminal justice record

Fresh off announcing her presidential candidacy on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Sen. Kamala Harris confronted some questions about her past track record on criminal justice during a press conference at Howard University in Washington, DC, her alma mater. “I was the attorney general of California for two terms and I had a host of clients that I was obligated to defend and represent,” she said when asked about her role defending the Department of Corrections and its efforts to prevent transgender inmates from getting gender reassignment surgery. “I couldn’t fire my clients, and there were, unfortunately, situations that occurred where my clients took positions that were contrary to my beliefs”.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Kamala Harris

On 20th October 1964, Kamala Harris was born with the birth sign of Libra in Oakland, California. Her birth name is Kamala Devi Harris. She raised and spent her childhood in her hometown. Her father’s name is Donald Harris and her mother’s name is Shyamala Gopalan Harris. Her father is a Stanford University economics professor and her mother was a breast cancer scientist. Her parents separated when she was only seven years old. She has got a younger sister and her name is Maya Harris. They were raised by their mother after their relocation into Montreal, Quebec. They both used to sing in Baptist choir. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Mixed of Asian and Black. Her other early life background will be updated soon. 

Regarding her education, she completed her bachelor’s degree from Howard University, Washington D.C and studied in the University of California Hastings College of the Law and obtained her J.D. Later, she was admitted to California State Bar in 1990.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Kamala Harris is a very beautiful woman with an attractive personality. She has got black eyes and brown hair. She is 5 ft. 2 inches tall and she weighs 59 kg. She has a body measurement of 35-26-36 inches. Her bra size is 34C and her dress size is 6 (US). Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Kamala Harris Began Her Career?

  • Kamala began her career from the year 1990 as a deputy district attorney to the year 1998. 
  • She got the opportunity to meet many powerful personalities in California due to Willie Brown who is the California Speaker of the Assembly.
  • After that, she was recruited by Louise Renne in the year 2000.
  • There, she worked as chief of the Community and Neighbourhood Division.
  • Then, she carried the San Francisco City Attorney’s Division for the three years on Families and Children.
  • In the year 2003, she made history as she was the first woman, black and south Asian to achieve the San Francisco district, attorney. 
  • She then became successful to arrest the criminal by more than a half.
  • She has listed several issues in her campaign website which includes Civil Rights, Justice, and Equality For All, Criminal Justice Reform, Environment, Foreign Policy, and Higher Education.
  • She has also made an affordable effort on decreasing the truancy rate by 32 percent and prosecuted the parents of truant children.
  • She is currently serving as U.S. Senator from California. She was also assigned to ‘Committee on Intelligence’, ‘Committee of the Budget’, ‘Committee on Environmental and Public Works’, ‘Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ and ‘Committee on the Judiciary’.
  • In 2018, she proposed a tax cut for the majority of working- and middle-class Americans. 
  • An analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center estimated that the bill would reduce federal revenue by $2.8 trillion over a decade. Harris proposed to pay for the tax cuts by repealing tax cuts for wealthy Americans and by increasing taxes on corporations.

Awards and Achievements

Kamala was awarded the Thurgood Marshall Award and the Aspen Institute offered her to serve as a Rodel Fellow. She has been a proud member of the resistance against Trump’s presidency. 

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Kamala Harris is a married woman to Douglas Emhoff. The couple was engaged in March 2014 after the blind date arranged by her friend. They got married on 22nd August 2014. They have given birth to a child however Emhoff has a daughter from her previous marriage. At present, they are living happily in Brentwood, California. There is no sign of separation between them. They are enjoying their life a lot.

Previously, she dated politician Willie Brown before her relationship with Harris but later they broke up.

Who is Douglas Emhoff?

Douglas Emhoff is a lawer.f

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of Kamala Harris is estimated to have $2 Million as of 2019. She is earning a cool amount of money from her work. Her major source of earning is from her political career. Her exact salary has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. 

Social Media Platform

Kamala is very active in social media. She has more than1M followers on Facebook, more than 1M followers on Instagram and more than 2M followers on Twitter.