Douglas Emhoff is the proud husband of first-term US senator and former California attorney-general, Kamala Harris.
Douglas’s wife has joined the crowd of Democrats bidding to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020. She is the first African-American woman to announce a run for the White House in 2020.
Kamala Harris –an Oakland, California native, graduate of the historically black Howard University, according to her Senate website. She received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings, and began her career in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
She served as district attorney of the city and county of San Francisco from 2004 until 2010. After that she was elected as the first African-American and first woman to serve as California’s attorney-general, a position she held from 2011 to 2017.
In addition to her career, Harris is a happily married woman. She and her husband, Douglas Emhoff have been together now for a few years. He is definitely the one keeping a more private profile and here is what we know about him.
Born in 1964, Douglas Emhoff is an attorney who graduated in 1987, with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and media studies from California State University- Northridge. Emhoff received his J.D in Law from USC Gould School of Law in 1990.
He is currently a partner at DLA Piper in Century City and Washingont, DC. Previously, he was the managing West Coast director at Venable LLP. According to his profile, he has over 25 years’ experience in representing large domestic and international corporations.
The couple hasn’t been married for long, they tied the knot in 2014 after meeting on a blind date. Truth is, Douglas Emhoff was previously married and is the father of two kids from his first wife, Kerstin Emhoff. Their children are daughter, Ella and a son, Cole.
His daughter, Ella is currently based in Los Angeles and studied at Parsons School of Design.
Find Douglas Emhoff on Twitter here.