Now that they've officially been dubbed Vice President and second gentleman of the United States, I think it's time to do a deep dive into Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff's relationship timeline. The couple made major history on Jan. 20, 2021 when Harris was sworn in as Vice President of the United States. She is the first Black vice president, the first Asian vice president, and the first female vice president in American history. For his part, Emhoff is the first second gentleman and the first Jewish second spouse in American history.
The moment was incredible — not just for the world to watch, but for the two of them as a couple. After examining their body language on stage, Patti Wood, a body language expert and author of Snap: Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language, and Charismatold Elite Daily, "What is striking is how we see that — with the world looking on as she turns from being inaugurated — this is their moment, exclusive of anyone else. Their focus is solely on each other. This — and his eyes looking down on her, her uplifted head, and open, up-raised arms — show their love."
That love goes back seven years. I have their whole adorable story detailed for you below: