Kamal Hadley was a politician. His first wife was Jasmine Hadley, with whom he had 2 children, Minerva and Persephone. She also had cheated on him. Later, he and Jasmine got divorced -partly for this reason- and Kamal married Grace. Kamal has two grandchildren, Callie Rose and Taj. At the end of checkmate Minerva is expecting another child who will be Kamals third grandchild.
It has been mentioned that prior to his marriage to Jasmine, Kamal had a son from a previous relationship, but nothing is known about him. It is later mentioned that Kamal is a muslim bomber.
Kamal dies 3 pages after the book ends, jasmine found him stuck in the toaster covered in marsh mellows, she asked him 'are you okay?' And he didn't reply so she asked 'meeeow meow mooo meow pur purriiii?' and he replied 'moooeew moo moo pureeoowww'