Joe Biden Biography: Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Speech Today, Son, Height, As Senator, Education, Vs Donald Trump, Wikipedia, Young
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American lawyer and career politician who is currently serving as the 46th president of the United States. He is fondly referred to as Joe Biden.
He was inaugurated into office on the 20th Of January 2021 after winning the December 2021 elections. A member of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden served as a Senator representing Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.
He was elected into office as the Vice-President of the United States in December 2008. He served with President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.|
|Stage Name:||Joe Biden|
|Born:||20 November 1942 (age 79 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Grandchildren:||Navy Joan Roberts, Natalie Biden, Robert Biden II, Maisy Biden, Finnegan Biden, Naomi Biden, Beau Biden Jr.|
|Parents:||Joseph R. Biden Sr., Catherine Eugenia Finnegan|
|Siblings:||Francis W. Biden, James Brian Biden, Valerie Biden|
|Wife • Spouse:||Jill Biden (m. 1977), Neilia Hunter (m. 1966–1972)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Hunter Biden, Naomi Christina Biden, Ashley Biden, Beau Biden|
|Occupation:||Politician • Lawyer|
|Net Worth:||US$9 million to US$12 million|
Joe Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on the 20th Of November 1942. Aged 79 years, he was birthed at St. Mary Hospital to the household of Joseph R. Biden Sr. and Catherine Eugenia Finnegan.
Joe Biden was named after his father. He is the first child of the Biden family and has three younger siblings: a sister named Valerie Biden and two younger brothers named Francis W. Biden and James Brian Biden. He has Irish, English, and French ancestry.
Before Joe Biden‘s birth, his father had been a very successful entrepreneur, but the family was struggling financially by the time he was born. The Biden family soon moved to Delaware in search of greener pastures. He was ten at the time his family moved away from Pennsylvania.
They took up residence in Mayfield, having purchased a house in the city. In Delaware, the financial status of the Biden family improved as Joseph Sr. became a successful car salesman and was able to provide for the needs of the family. The Bidens are a Roman Catholic family.
During his high school days, Joe Biden played for the school’s baseball and football teams. He was elected Class President in his junior and senior years in high school.
From kindergarten to fourth grade, Joe Biden studied at an elementary school in Scranton. He completed his fifth and sixth grades in a public-owned elementary school in Delaware.
He was a student at Archmere Academy in Claymont for his middle and high school education. He graduated from high school in 1961.
After that, he enrolled as an undergraduate at the University Of Delaware in Newark. He graduated from the institution in 1965 with a double major in History and Political Science.
After graduating from college, he enrolled at Syracuse University and earned his Juris Doctor (J.D) in 1968. In 1969, he was admitted into the Delaware Bar and could practice as a lawyer in the state.
In 1968, Joe Biden first worked at Wilmington Law Firm as a clerk after graduating from law school. After being admitted to the Delaware Bar, he worked first as a public defender before moving to a firm owned by a member of the Democratic Party. Later on, he and a colleague founded their law firm, and he mostly dealt with criminal law cases. He became a member of the Democratic Party in 1969.
His first shot as a public office holder came in 1971 when he contested for the 4th District Seat on the New Castle County Council. He won his election bid and served for two years, from 1971 to 1973.
In 1972, he contested the United States Senate election as the Junior Senator representing Delaware. He won the election with 50.5 percent of the votes, defeating the Republican Party candidate, J. Caleb Boggs.
Joe Biden was 29 years old when he was elected into the Senate, and at the time of his inauguration, he was the sixth-youngest senator in US history. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, serving from January 3, 1973, to January 20, 2009. By the time he left the office for the Vice President seat, he was the fourth-most senior sitting senator at the time. He has served as the Chair of the Foreign Policy Committee for 12 years and was also the Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995. As of 2020, Joe Biden is the 18th longest-serving senator in U.S history.
Joe Biden has had a stint as an academic. He taught constitutional law as an adjunct professor at the Widener University School Of Law. He lectured a seminar class from 1991 to 2008.
In 2008, Joe Biden launched his presidential campaign. This was the second time he was running for the presidency. The first was in 1988. He withdrew from the race early after placing fifth at the Iowa Caucuses. After forming a political friendship with Barack Obama, Joe Biden was nominated as the Democratic Party‘s Vice-Presidential Candidate for the 2008 elections.
Barack Obama and Joe Biden were elected on the 4th Of November 2008 with 53% of the popular vote and 365 electoral votes, defeating the Republican party. They had contested against Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin. He was sworn in as the 47th president of the United States on the 20th Of January 2009. He served two terms in office from 2009 to 2013 and 2013 to 2017.
He chose not to run for the Presidency in 2016 and instead supported Hillary Clinton, the then Secretary Of State in Barack Obama‘s administration, to contest. After leaving office in 2017, Joe Biden became an honorary professor at the University Of Pennsylvania.
In 2020, he decided to run for the Presidency. He became the Democratic Party‘s presumptive nominee in April 2020, after Bernie Sanders withdrew from the race. He became the Democratic Party Nominee at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. He chose Kamala Harris, a female Senator representing California, to be his running mate.
Joe Biden was elected into office in November 2020 and inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States on the 20th of January 2021.
As the president of the United States, Joe Biden‘s official Instagram account has over 18.6 million followers. While his official Twitter handle has over 21.9 million followers.
His personal Instagram page has over 17.6 million followers. His personal Twitter page has over 34 million followers.
Official Handles As President
- Instagram handle: @potus
- Twitter handle: @POTUS
- Instagram handle: @joebiden
- Twitter handle: @JoeBiden
Joe Biden was 23 years old when he got married to his first wife, Neilia Hunter, in August 1966. Their union was blessed with three children: Beau Biden (born in 1969), Hunter Biden (born in 1970), and Naomi Christina Biden (born in 1971).
Neilia Hunter was involved in a fatal motor accident in December 1972 when her vehicle was hit by a semi-trailer truck. Neilia Hunter was driving back home after going on Christmas shopping with the children inside the car. The accident claimed Neilia Hunter and Naomi Christina Biden‘s life. The boys, Beau Biden and Hunter Biden, survived the accident with injuries to their leg, head, and skull.
Joe Biden got married to his second wife, Jill Biden, in June 1977. The couple had met on a blind date in 1975 and tied the knot two years later at the United Nations Chapel, New York. The couple birthed their only child, Ashley Biden, in 1981.
Joe Biden suffered another loss when his first son, Beau Biden, died in 2015 after battling Brain Cancer.
Joe Biden is a grandfather; his grandchildren are Navy Joan Roberts, Natalie Biden, Robert Biden II, Maisy Biden, Finnegan Biden, Naomi Biden, and Beau Biden Jr.
He won the election against Donald Trump. The Biden vs Trump election was a controversial one.
Joe Biden has amassed wealth from working as a public office holder and the sales of his books.
Joe Biden‘s net worth is estimated to be valued at US$9 million to US$12 million.
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