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Karenna Gore Married, Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Affairs, Family

Date: 23 Mar, 2018

Karenna Gore Married, Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Affairs, Family

She is none other than the daughter of former vice president, Al Gore who like his father is a champion on environmental issues. Yes, we are talking about Karenna Gore, the eldest daughter of the Al Gore, and she is also an author, a journalist and an attorney.

 Karenna, who was born as Karenna Aitcheson Gore was the wife of Andrew Newman Schiff, before their divorce in 2010. They had been married in 1997 and had three children, Wyatt Gore Schiff, Anna Hunger Schiff and Oscar Aitcheson Schiff.

Karenna Gore increasingly got involved in social and climate issues, like global warming and worked in non-profit organizations, like Association to Benefit Children (ABC), Sanctuary for Families and Riverkeeper. 

Karenna’s Marriage and Divorce with Andrew Schiff

Karenna Gore married her boyfriend, Andrew Schiff on July 12, 1997, at Washington National Cathedral. Andrew Schiff is the great-great-grandson of one of the most prominent Jewish businessman, banker and a philanthropist during the early twentieth century.

The marriage was significant in a sense that, two dominant political families were joined through the wedding. Along with Jacob Schiff, the groom’s famous ancestor, David Schiff is the father of Andrew Schiff who happens to be associated with banking and finance sector too.

After being married for twelve years, they finally filed for a divorce in 2010 and led their separate lives. Karenna has not been linked with any relationship or affairs since then.

Caption: Karenna Gore with her Former Husband, Andrew Schiff before their separation on 9 June 2010. (Photo Credit: People)

People are wondering what led to the divorce after being together for 14 years. The news comes just after a week her famous parents, Al Gore and Tipper Gore also decided to call it a day after 40 years.

The marriage had taken place after a nine-month courtship in July 1997. The high school sweethearts let the world know about their separation through email. "We are announcing today that after a great deal of thought and discussion, we have decided to separate," the statement read. They even requested for the public to respect their private life saying, “We ask for respect for our privacy and that of our family, and we do not intend to comment further."

Karenna Gore’s Involvement with Non-Profit

Despite leading a successful career in journalism and law, she felt she should follow her true calling to contribute to the society and the world in general. She went ahead and led some of the well-known NGOs like ABC and Riverkeeper, where she worked in the capacity as a Director and have even been elected to the board of directors of some.

Karenna Gore is currently the Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. The organization addresses the issues related to environment, religion, and culture.

Her leadership in the social service is notable like her father Al Gore, a former vice president, and a noble peace prize winner. Both father and daughter have been joining hands in fighting some of the most pressing issues like global warming and worldwide poverty.

Short Bio of Karenna Gore

Karenna Gore is an American social worker and an environmental activist. She is the daughter of former vice president Al Gore. She was born on August 6, 1973, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Karenna is 44 years of age.

She has even written a book ‘Lighting the Way.’ Being a graduate from Harvard University in History and Literature, she went on to receive a J.D from Columbia Law School in 2000.