The team behind Momala: Meet Kamala Harris' family

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America’s vice president has an adoring family who’ve supported her all the way to the White House (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
America’s vice president has an adoring family who’ve supported her all the way to the White House (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

A lot is being made of her race and gender – but these aren’t the only reasons Kamala Harris is shattering barriers. 

Standing on stage with her Jewish husband, two stepchildren, sister, niece and great-nieces, addressing Americans for the first time as their first Asian, black and female vice president-elect, she showed them what a truly modern family looks like.  

“To my husband Doug, our children Cole and Ella, my sister Maya, and our whole family, I love you all more than I can express,” she said in an emotional acceptance speech in Delaware, as she and president-elect Joe Biden celebrated their historic victory. 

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