Joe Biden Biography

Updated On May 24, 2019 Published On Oct 13, 2015
Facts of Joe Biden
Date of Birth: 1942 , November-20
Birth Nation: United States
Name Joe Biden
Birth Name Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.
Nick Name Joe
Father Joseph Robinette Biden Sr.
Mother Catherine Eugenia Biden
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Scranton, Pennslyvania
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Political Leader
Net Worth $9 million
Famous for being the Vice President of the United States
Married Yes
Married to Neilla Hunter, Jill Biden
Children 2
Divorce No
Education Archmere Academy, University at Delaware, Syracuse University College of Law
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom
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Joe Biden is an American political figure who served as the Vice President of The United Staes from the year 2009 till 2017. The husband of Jill Biden and father of Beau Biden and Hunter Biden has served under the jurisdiction of former President Barack Obama.

Who is Joe Biden?

Joe Biden was born as Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. on the 20th of November, 1942 at Scranton, Pennslyvania to parents Joseph Robinette Biden Sr. and Catherine Eugenia Biden.

Joe is the first son of his parents out of the other three. Biden is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

College and Law School

As a child, Joe Biden attended Archmere Academy. He later enrolled at University at Delaware from where he graduated with a double major in political science and history.

Joe has also attended Syracuse University College of Law.

Joe Biden's political career

Joe Biden became a certified attorney in the year 1969 and was elected for the New Castle County Council. He was a former chairman and a long time member of the Foreign Relations Committee.

Joe Biden was the Vice President of the United States, under the presidentship of the former President Barack Obama, father of Malia Obama.

He was the man who advised President Barack Obama, who owns the Kalorama Mansion, to approve the military mission to execute Osama Bin Laden.

Joe Biden is the receiver of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which was presented to him by President Barack Obama.

He stepped down from his presidentship after the election, when President Donald Trump was elected the new president.

Joe Biden's personal life, Marriage, Son, Wife

Joe Biden is a married man. He has been married twice in his life as his first marriage was dissolved after being married for about half a decade.

He was first married to Neilla Hunter in 1966. He had three children with her but suddenly in 1972, his wife died along with his daughter.

He has two sons from his first wife's side Beau Biden and Hunter Biden, ex-husband of Kathleen Biden. They were in the car when the accident occurred but only got away with minor injuries.

He remained single for five more years and finally married second time with Jill Biden. They are still together and there is no sign of them getting divorced. They also have one child together.

Joe Biden's net worth

Joe Biden received an average salary of $109,988 during his Vice President and Senate career, which would make his total earnings to be around $4.17 million.

As of 2019, Joe Biden has an estimated net worth of $9 million, which is very low as compared to the presidential members. Joe has even cited himself as the poorest president of all times.

Joe Biden Age, Height

As of 2019, Joe is 76 years of age. He was born on November 20, 1942. Talking of his height, he is 1.83 m tall, ie, 6 feet 3 inches.


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Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania

November 20 , 1942

Joe Biden was from the higher class family born as Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Joseph R. Biden Sr. and Catherine Eugenia Finnegan. He is an American and is of diverse descent. 

Married to Neilla Hunter

August 27 , 1966

Joe Biden is a married man. He has been married twice in his life as his first marriage was dissolved after being married for about half a decade. He was first married to Neilla Hunter in 1966. He had three children with her.

First child, Joseph R "Beau" Biden III


After being married with his first wife, Neilla Hunter, Joe Biden became father for the first time in his life. They were just in their three years of married life when they welcomed their first child, Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III.

Second child, Robert Hunter


After being father for the first time in his life in 1969, Joe Biden also became father for the second time with Neilla Hunter the following year. She gave birth to their second child, Robert Hunter in 1970. He was in good health when he was born.

Third child, Naomi Christina


Joe Biden and Neilla Hunter also became parents for the third time together. They welcomed third child in 1971, just after a year, when they welcomed their second child. This time, it was a baby girl and they named her Naomi Christina.

His wife died


After being married for half a decade and also being father for three times with Neilla Hunter, something bad came into his life and took away his loving wife and his sweet little daughter who was just in her first year of life.

Married to Jill Biden


After the death of his first wife in 1972, Joe Biden was really frustrated for about half a decade, that incident was really depressing as it also took his sweet loving daughter. Then in 1977, he decided to marry again in his life and married with Jill Biden.

Fourth child, Ashley Biden

June 8 , 1981

Joe Biden actually had three children from his married life with his first wife, Neilla Hunter. He also became father with his second wife and that was in 1981. He along with his second wife, Jill Biden welcomed their first child together  and they named her Ashley Biden.

His first child died


Though he is now the current vice president of the United States of America, Joe Biden also had some bad days in 2015. He lost his first wife and a sweet little daughter back in 1972 and now in 2015, his first child Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III also died an unfortunate death. 

Began his professional career


Joe Biden full name Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is the great politician from the United States. He began his political life since 1968. He began his professional career as a helper in the law firm. He began his political career from there.

Graduated from Archmere Academy


Joe Biden spends most of his childhood days in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He received his formal education from Archmere Academy. While he was in his high school days, he was also in his high school football team. He completed his high school education in 1961.

Graduated from University of Delaware


After completing his high school education back in 1961, Joe Biden also desired to pursue his higher education and then he joined University of Delaware. While he was there he also continued his football dreams and met his future wife. He graduated from there in 1965.

Graduated from Syracuse University College of Law


After completing his education in arts, history and political science, Joe Biden induced a desire to hunt more in the law. And then with a dream to do something in the American politics he joined Syracuse University College of Law and majored in law.

Won the post of Democrat


Joe Biden began his political career since 1968 and that was the year when he worked related in the profession. After working for the year and doing various political things, he ran for the post of Democrat in 1968 and he also got major votes in this voting.

Became vice president of USA

August 27 , 2008

Joe Biden full name Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is the great politician from the United States. These days, he is the Vice President of the United States of America. He is popular in the world as one of the great leader of the Democratic Party.