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Kamala Harris Net Worth 2021: Political Career & Life

The nation’s first female Vice President, first black VP, and first of South Asian descent has worked hard for her money. Kamala Harris’s compelling personal story has made the most important part of her public image. Back in 2019 December, Kamala Harris had said in one of her statements that she didn’t have enough funds for her own campaign, from there Kamala Harris Net Worth 2021  is around $6.2 million in 2021.

The vast majority of her net worth is attributable to income earned by her husband since 2012 attorney Doug Emhoff.  Kamala Harris became a US Senator in 2017 and was named by Joe Biden as a running mate and future potential Vice President in the 2020 election.

After defeating Donald Trump and Mike Pence in November 2022 Joe Kamala witnessed a landslide victory both in terms of the electoral college and popular vote count. Which eventually led to a rise in the net worth of Harris which is now thought to be around $6.2 million.

Kamala Harris Net Worth 2021: Political Career & Life

Kamala Harris Political Career

Kamala Harris was elected as district attorney of San Francisco in 2003 there she made $140,000 according to Forbes that year. Her wages steadily increased through the span of six years to $202,000 it made her eligible for a pension worth $250,000 today.

In 2010 she became the attorney general for California, according to her tax returns obtained by The New York Times she faced a significant drop in her pay from her previous job earning $160,000 a year.  When she became a U.S. Senator representing California her pay slightly increased to $174,000 in 2009.

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After being sworn as the Vice President in January 2020 she began receiving a federally mandated salary of $235,100 quite a raise from her past political career.

Recently she earned a significant income from her book

As Harris is a three-time author she has earned thousands of dollars from her book. Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor’s Plan to Make Us Safer in 2009, a children’s picture book called Superheroes Are Everywhere in 2019, and Truths We Hold: An American Journey her memoir also released in 2019. Her books have been a huge source behind her net worth. According to her 2018 tax return, she earned $320,125 from writing the memoir.

It can be expected that there will a lot more earnings from her books in the upcoming years. She reported $277,762 earning from book advances in 2019 and likely tapped for her future memoirs looking back on her history.

Kamala Harris Net Worth 2021 and Earnings from Her Joint Assets with Husband Douglas Emhoff

Harris married lawyer Douglas Emhoff in 2014, together they have three homes that are worth a combined $2.5 million after accounting for debt, per Forbes. Based on these and the other assets which were listed in the Senate Financial disclosure from Harris submitted on behalf of her and Emhoff, according to Forbes, the couple’s net worth is as high as $6.2million. Even if Emhoff’s Assets are excluded Harris still has up to $1.7 in her solo account.

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