Facts related to the career and personal life of Douglas Emhoff, the husband of Senator Kamala Harris!
Douglas Emhoff is the lawyer husband of American Senator Kamala Harris from California. She is in the 2020 race for the Democratic President. As she wages this war, people are curious to know about her personal life and husband and kids. Let us find out.
Douglas Emhoff and his relationship with Kamala Harris
On his, Twitter handle, Douglas has put the description ‘a dad, hubby, lawyer, (and) wannabe golfer’. He and Kamala had met on a blind date which one of her close friends had set up.
They began dating and after one year got engaged on 27 March 2014. Douglas proposed to her at her California apartment and presented her with a diamond and platinum engagement ring.
He married Kamala Harris four months later on 22 August 2014 in a private ceremony at the Santa Barbara Courthouse. The wedding ceremony was officiated in a Jewish tradition.
Last year was their fourth wedding anniversary and Kamala had written on her social media:
“Happy anniversary to the man who always knows how to make me laugh. Love you.”
Douglas has two children; Cole and Elle from a previous relationship. His son Cole has graduated from Colorado College. And his daughter Ella’s who is younger is studying at the at Parsons School of Design.
In 2018 in October on Kamala Harris’ birthday, he had tweeted:
“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.”
— Douglas Emhoff (@douglasemhoff) May 10, 2019
Douglas Emhoff and his early life and education
Douglas was born in New York. His date of birth is 13 October 1964 and is 54 years old now. He is just 7 days older than his wife Kamala. He studied in California State University, Northridge from where he completed his basic degree in 1987.
Later, Douglas enrolled at the University of Southern California’s law school and obtained his degree in law. Information about his parents, siblings, or other family members is limited.
Douglas Emhoff and his career
Douglas is working as a litigator and partner at DLA Piper Law Firm. He handles both the offices of the firm: Californian and Washington DC. He specializes in entertainment and intellectual property law.
Among his achievements, he represented the rights holders of a famous animated character in copyright and trademark disputes and had defended a prominent former NFL and Olympic athlete in a civil action brought by the SEC.
Douglas Emhoff and his fun hobbies
He is fond of golf and fantasy football. His wife loves cooking and he helps her in it. He had once said:
“I’ve gotten pretty handy in the kitchen as her sous chef.”
He is extremely supportive of his wife. Majority of his tweets are related to his wife. He uploads a number of pictures of his wife and is all praises for her. Douglas is also supportive of Kamala ‘s decision to contest the next Presidential race. He is ready to become the First Man of the country if she wins the elections.
Short bio on Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is an American attorney and politician. She has been serving as the Junior Unite State Senator since 2017 for California. She has previously served as District Attorney of San Francisco and as the 32nd Attorney General of California. More bio…
Source: Oprah mag