Kamala Harris was elected vice president of the United States in 2020. She is the first woman, the first Black person, and the first Asian American to hold the office. Harris is an attorney and a politician. Prior to the 2020 election, she had served as a US senator representing the state of California.
The daughter of immigrants, Kamala Devi Harris was born on October 30, 1964, in Oakland, California. Her father was from Jamaica and taught at Stanford University. Her mother was from India and was a cancer researcher.
Harris and her younger sister Maya spent their early years in the San Francisco Bay area. Harris’s parents divorced when she was seven. Her mother was granted full custody and...Read more
- October 20, 1964
OccupationVice president (Government)
- Attorney general (U.S. state government);
- District attorney;
- Senator (U.S. federal government);
- Harris, Kamala D.;
- Harris, Kamala Devi