Kamala Harris is an American politician and currently serving as the Vice President of US . She is the 49th VP of US .She is the first ever female Vice President in the history of US. She is the highest serving female and also the first African American and Asian American female Vice President. She belongs to the Democratic Party. She has also served as the Attorney general of California from 2011 to 2017. She was US senator from 2017 to 2021.
Life History of Kamala Harris :
Kamala Harris was born on 20 October,1964. She was born in Oakland in California in US. Her mother was ShyamaleGopalan. She was a Tamil Indian. She was a biologist. She did research on breast cancer. Her mother completed PhD in 1964. Harris’s father was Donald Harris.Harris’s father was a professor at Stanford University. He was an economist. In 1966, Shayamalemet Donald. Harris has a younger sister named Maya.
Harris and Maya live in Barkley in California. Harris’s neighbour took them to the Church named African American Church. Her mother gave information to Harris and Maya about the Hindu Culture and she used to took them to a Hindu temple. Her mother occasionally sing there in the temple. Harris ,her mother and Maya had visited India many times during their childhood. Harris was highly influenced by her maternal grandfather named P.V. Gopalan. He was a retired Indian civil officer. Harris had also visited his father’s hometown in Jamaica.
Harris’s parent divorced when she was seven years old. Harris and her sister lived with their mother. Both sisters used to visit their father on weekends. Harris’s neighbours were white. They didn’t allow their children to play with them. Harris with her mother and sister moved to Montreal Quebec when she was 12 years old. She studied in West Mount High school in West Mount, Quebec. She completed her graduation in 1981.
She returned to California and joined University of California for law degree.
Harris also helped her school best friend Wander Kagan who was molested by his step father. And thus started helping and protecting women and children from molestation.
Harris’s sister is a lawyer.
In 1990, she was selected as Deputy district attorney in California. In 1998, San Francisco district attorney selected Harris as the assistant of District attorney. She supervises five attorney and she was also the chief of criminal division where she deal with homicide, burglary, robbery and sexual assault cases. In 2000, she was selected as City attorney at San Francisco City hall.
In 2010, she became attorney general of California. And reselected in 2014 also . Harris defeated Loretta Sanchez on the election of Senate in 2016 and then she became second African American woman and also the first Asian American who will serve as senator of US . She served as the US senator from 2017 to 2021. As a senator she did many works. She improved health care reforms, also helped people in getting citizenship for undocumented immigrants, she put ban on assault weapons. She questioned Trump during Senate hearing and at that time she gained national profile.
In 2020 , Joe Biden and Harris defeated the President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. And Kamala Harris became Vice President of US.
She married to Doug Emhoff. They married on 22 August, 2014 in Santa Barbara in California. Emhoff has two children from his first wife. Harris amdEmhoff has a total worth of $5.8 million.
Harris always wears a pearl necklace which was given to her in a gift by her mother’s mantorHarward.