American attorney, politician, and 49th vice president of the United States
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About Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is an American attorney and politician who, on January 20, 2021, began serving as the 49th vice president of her nation, under the Joe Biden administration.
Her inauguration into office makes her the first female Vice President in the history of the United States. Harris is also the first woman of color, with Asian descent to serve in that position.
She is a member of the Democratic Party and on January 3, 2011 she became the 32nd Attorney General of California. As such, she became the first female, the first African-American and the first Asian-American attorney general in California.
In January 2017, she succeeded Barbara Boxer as California’s Senator – this came after her victory over Loretta Sanchez in the previous year’s Senate elections.
Between 2004 and 2011, Harris served as the district attorney for San Francisco.
Her Personal Life
She is of Jamaican and Indian descent. Her father is identified as Donald Harris. Her mother, who is of Indian descent, is named Shyamala Gopalan Harris. She grew up besides her younger sister, who is known as Maya.
She became married to California attorney Douglas Emhoff in the year 2014.
In 1981 Harris graduated from Westmount High School. She received her college education at Howard University. And continued her education at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she obtained a degree in law.
During her campaign for Attorney General, Harris received support from other top-notch politicians such as Nancy Pelosi and Dianne Feinstein.
On August 11, 2020, Harris was named as the running mate for the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden, ahead of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election.
After being selected as the vice-presidential candidate for the Democrats, she became the first Black-American woman and also, the first Indian-American to be appointed in that role for a major American political party.
She received praise and support from former U.S. president Barack Obama – he described her as the ideal partner for Biden, who served as his vice during his tenure in office.
On the other hand, Donald Trump did not seem to be impressed by Biden’s choice of a running mate, whom he described as “the meanest” and “most horrible” U.S. senator.
Harris stands at 1.57 m tall.
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F.A.Q. about Kamala Harris
When is her birthday?
Kamala Harris' birthday is on October 20, 1964.
In how many days is her birthday?
Kamala's birthday is in 215 days
How old is she?
She is 58 years old.
Where is Kamala from?
She was born in Oakland, California, U.S..