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Doug Emhoff Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Doug Emhoff Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10½ in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth October 13, 1964
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Kamala Harris

Doug Emhoff is an American lawyer who garnered media attention after his wife Kamala Harris became the running mate of Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the 2020 elections. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 400k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Douglas Emhoff

Nick Name

Doug, Dougie

Doug Emhoff as seen in October 2019
Doug Emhoff as seen in October 2019 (Doug Emhoff / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States





Doug attended Agoura High School and graduated in 1982.

He studied at California State University, Northridge and received his B.A. degree. Furthermore, he enrolled at the USC Gould School of Law and completed his Juris Doctor degree.




  • Father – Michael Emhoff
  • Mother – Barbara Emhoff
  • Siblings – Jamie Emhoff (Older Sister), Andy Emhoff (Younger Brother) (Firefighter)




5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm


88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Doug has dated –

  1. Kerstin Mackin – Doug was previously married to producer Kerstin Mackin and they have a son named Cole Emhoff and a daughter named Ella Emhoff together. The couple got divorced amicably after 25 years of marriage.
  2. Kamala Harris (2013-Present) – He married senator Kamala Harris on August 22, 2014, in a court wedding that was officiated by Kamala’s sister, Maya Harris.
Doug as seen with his wife Kamala Harris in 2019
Doug as seen with his wife Kamala Harris in 2019 (Doug Emhoff / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


However, his hair has turned salt-and-pepper with his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Receding hairline



Doug as seen taking a selfie with Chasten Buttigieg in April 2020
Doug as seen taking a selfie with Chasten Buttigieg in April 2020 (Doug Emhoff / Instagram)

Doug Emhoff Facts

  1. He was born 7 days before his wife Kamala, whose birthdate is October 20, 1964.
  2. He is a keen golfer and enjoys playing fantasy football.
  3. As of 2020, Doug is one of the only 3 male spouses of a female vice presidential running mate on a major party ticket. The other two are Todd Palin (husband of Sarah Palin) and John Zaccaro (husband of Geraldine Ferraro).
  4. He shares a close friendship with other political spouses like Chasten Buttigieg and Jill Biden.
  5. Kamala’s victory in the 2020 elections would make Doug the first Second Gentleman of the United States.
  6. In 2020, he received his own social media hashtag #DougHive.
  7. In January 2021, Doug’s daughter Ella Emhoff signed a modeling contract with IMG Models. In February 2021, Ella made her runway debut.
  8. He is the first ‘Second Gentleman’ in the history of the United States because his wife Kamala is also the first female Vice President. After all this, Merriam-Webster also added the word ‘Second Gentleman’ to their dictionary.
  9. In March 2022, it was revealed that Doug had been tested positive for COVID-19.
  10. In February 2023, Doug was in the news when he and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of President Joe Biden, was seen kissing on the lips before Joe Biden’s second State of the Union address at the Capitol.

Featured Image by Doug Emhoff / Instagram

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