Kerstin Emhoff’s Age, Net Worth, High School, Husband, & Children

Kerstin Mackin Emhoff is an American film producer and California businesswoman who is the first wife of Douglas Emhoff, who is married to the 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris. She is the mother of two daughters, Cole and Ella. 

Kerstin Mackin’s Age, Bio, Religion, and Family

Kerstin Emhoff, originally Kristin Mackin, was born on 18th March 1967 and is 57 years old as of 2024. She hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and is a U.S. national. When Kerstin was young, she wanted to be a ballerina. In addition, born and raised in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kerstin belongs to the Caucasian race with Swedish heritage.

Kerstin Mackin’s Husband, Children, and Relationship

Despite their professional differences, Kerstin met her ex-husband attorney Douglas Emhoff at the beginning of her career and they started dating shortly after. After that, the couple married in a small ceremony. They were united for more than 25 years before divorcing. 

The couple is the parents of two children Cole Emhoff and Ella Emhoff who are now college graduates. Emhoff, Kerstin’s ex-husband, married Kamala Harris in 2014, and ever since the trio has been great co-parents. Her children refer to Vice President Kamala Harris as “mamala” rather than “stepmom” or “stepmother.”

Kerstin Emhoff’s Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Kerstin; a successful film producer, businesswoman, and ex-wife of Douglas Emhoff is roughly around $6 million together with her ex-husband as per the reports of several media sources.

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High School and University

In regards to her academics, Kerstin graduated from Boston University with a degree in film and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Besides, her high school details and religious beliefs are not known.


After her graduation, Emhoff then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the movie industry. She got a waitressing job and eventually met some advertising executives who encouraged her to pursue short films. As a result, she pursued a career in production. She initially began her career at a small production company, where she gained a little bit of everything and honed her expertise in a range of contexts.

Moreover, she is the CEO of Ventureland, a creative studio that partners with top filmmakers and studios to create entertainment assets and original IP. In 2008, Emhoff and director Paul Hunter formed ‘Prettybird,’ a production company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. The studio creates material for movies, television shows, and live events.

Furthermore, Emhoff created Pipelines, a non-profit dedicated to assisting minorities in seeking jobs in the film, technology, and arts industries. Young people and minorities are given more resources in manufacturing, entertainment, and related fields by the organization.