Doug Emhoff is an American lawyer who is the “Second Gentlemen of the United States”. His wife, Kamala Harris, is the 49th Vice President of the United States. He is also the Vice President’s first-ever Jewish spouse. On his Twitter account, he has more than 1M followers.
Douglas was born on October 13, 1964, in New York City, United States of America. His parents are Jewish and are named Barbara and Michael Emhoff. He has a brother named Andy and a sister named Jamie. Doug spent 12 years of his life growing up in Matawan and Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. He attended Cedar Ridge High School in New Jersey and moved to California with his family at the age of 17. Doug Emhoff completed his high school diploma at Agoura High School. He went to California State for his graduate and postgraduate studies and earned a Bachelor in Arts degree. In 1990 he also entered the USC Gould School of Law and earned a Juris Doctor degree, also known as a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.
Doug Emhoff career
Douglas began his career as an entertainment litigator with the Pillsbury Winthrop Litigation Group. After a few years, he also worked with Belin Rawlings & Badal, a boutique firm. In 2000, he and Ben Whitwell, an experienced litigator, opened their own practice, which was later acquired by Venable LLP in 2006. His clients included companies such as Walmart and Merck, and he later became Managing Director of Venable’s West Coast office. In 2017, he worked as a partner in Washington DC and California offices at DLA Piper, an MNC law firm.
In 2020, he left DLA Piper as his wife was running for president in the 2020 United States election. Therefore, his work may create a conflict of interest. Since his wife won the 2020 United States presidential election, he plans to focus on bringing justice and becoming a legal representative. He also decided to join Georgetown University Law Center as a Distinguished Visitor. Doug is currently supporting his wife who is now Vice President of the United States. He would work as her litigator and also ensure that quality and justice are offered to the company. He also served as a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center in the Department of Technology Law and Policy.
Doug Emhoff biography
|Real name||Douglas Craig Emhoff|
|date of birth||October 13, 1964|
|age (as of 2022)||58 years|
|place of birth||New York, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 10” – in centimeters – 179 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 88kg – in pounds – 194 pounds|
|bust size||40 inches|
|waist size||34 inches|
|bicep size||16 inches|
|shoe size||11 (USA)|
Doug Emhoff family
|school||Agoura High School|
|University||California State University, Northridge, USC Gould School of Law|
|Who is Doug Emhoff’s wife?||Kamala Harris|
|children||Two (Ella Emhoff, Cole Emhoff)|
|favorite Food||Not known|
|favorite destination||Not known|
|favorite color||Not known|
In 1992 he formed a bond with Kerstin Emhoff, an American film producer and CEO of a production company called Prettybird. The couple has two children together named Ella Emhoff and Cole Emhoff. The couple was married for 16 years and separated in 2008. Then he met Kamala Harris, who is Vice President of the United States, on a blind date. The couple married on August 22, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California. Their marriage was celebrated by Kamala’s sister named Maya Harris. The couple currently resides at Number One Observatory Circle, an official residence of the Vice President.
Doug Emhoff Net Worth
Doug has made a lot of money working as a litigator for a few matching firms. He also worked as a managing director at Venable, an LLP firm. After his wife won the election alongside Joe Biden, he decided to work at Georgetown University. He also worked with DLA Piper in Washington DC. His main source of income was his legal and litigation work. According to sources, his net worth was estimated at around $5.8 million.
Facts About Doug Emhoff
- His father used to work as a shoe designer.
- He has practiced as an entertainment attorney and was a partner in a global firm called DLA Piper.
- He quit his job and continued to assist Kamala in her campaign processes.
- Douglas spent his childhood in New York, New Jersey, and California.
- His daughter Cole is a graduate of Colorado College and Ella is currently studying Fine Art at Parsons School of Design.
- He and Kamala have a court marriage with her sister Maya Harris officiating the marriage.