Donald Harris Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Daughter (Kamala Harris) and Net Worth

Donald Harris is a Jamaican-born professor of economics at Stanford University who is best known as the father of Kamala Harris.

Donald Harris Biography | Who is Kamala Harris’s dad?

Donald Harris is a Jamaican-born professor of economics at Stanford University who is best known as the father of Kamala Harris.

Donald Harris Education

Donald Harris received a Bachelor of Arts degree from London University in 1960. Six years later, Harris was given a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of California.

Donald Harris Career

Harris started his career as an assistant professor at the University of Illinois in 1965. In 1967, he took the position of assistant professor at Northwestern University. In 1968, Harris was appointed an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin.

In 1972, Donald became a professor of economics at Stanford University and had held it until his retirement as a professor of economics emeritus at the same university. He also served as a director of Consortium Graduate School of Social Science from 1986 to 1987.

In addition, Harris has traveled widely, doing research, consulting, giving seminars, and invited lectures in France, the Caribbean, England, Canada, Holland, Italy, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Costa Rica, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Donald is also a consultant to international agencies, governments, and private foundations.

Donald Harris Age

He was born on August 23, 1938, in Jamaica. He celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of April every year. Harris is 84 years old.

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Donald Harris Height

Harris stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Donald Harris Wife

Harris was married to Shyamala Gopalan an Indian-American cancer researcher and civil rights activist but later separated from his wife when Kamala Harris was seven years old.

Shyamala died of cancer on February 11, 2009.

Donald Harris Daughter

Kamala Harris

Harris is a father of two daughters Kamala Harris and Maya Harris. His daughter Kamala is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. She previously served as the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to 2017, and as District Attorney of San Francisco from 2004 to 2010.

On January 21, 2019, Kamala officially announced her campaign to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election. She is married to Douglas Emhoff a Lawyer from New York.

Maya Harris

His daughter Maya Harris is an American lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator born on 30th January 1967 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S. Maya is a political analyst for MSNBC.

She was a Senior Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and helped in shaping Clinton’s domestic policy agenda.

Donald Harris Net Worth

Harris has an estimated net worth of $5 million which he has earned through being a professor of economics.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Harris.

Who is Donald Harris?

 He is a Jamaican-born professor of economics at Stanford University

How old is Donald Harris?

83 years old as of 2021

How tall is Donald Harris?

5 feet 9 inches

Who is Donald Harris married to?

Shyamala Gopalan

How much money does Donald Harris earn?

Not Available

How much is Donald Harris worth?

 $5 Million
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