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Meet ‘second gentleman’ Douglas Emhoff, husband of Kamala Harris

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The vp of the US can have a male partner for the primary time in US historical past.

For the primary time in U.S. historical past, the vp of the US can have a male partner: Douglas Emhoff. Many have already dubbed him the nation’s first “second gentleman.”

Vice chairman-elect Kamala Harris, 56, and Emhoff, 56, had been married in 2014, a few yr after assembly on a blind date. They had been born one week aside — Emhoff on Oct. 13, 1964 and Harris on Oct. 20. 

NPR reviews Emhoff was born in Brooklyn. His household later moved to New Jersey after which Los Angeles when Emhoff was in highschool. He later attended the College of Southern California.

Emhoff is a lawyer specializing in leisure and mental property regulation, in accordance with Oprah Journal.

Whereas Harris and Emhoff haven’t any kids collectively, Emhoff has two kids from a earlier marriage — Cole and Ella. They name Harris “Momala.”

Emhoff’s Instagram account lists him as “Dad. Kamala Harris’ hubby. Lawyer.”

Emhoff has been an lively and vocal supporter of Harris, first when she was operating for the Democratic presidential nomination final yr after which for vp. He was additionally a protector. One among his most notable moments was serving to to drag a protester off stage who bought inside a few toes from Harris at a marketing campaign occasion in 2019.

It isn’t but clear how public a job Emhoff plans to take when Harris and President-elect Joe Biden take workplace.

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