Joe Biden is an ex-vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Before that, he served as a US senator who represented the state of Delaware between 1973 to 2009. Recently, we have heard that there is an option for him to be the next candidate for the president of the United States in 2020 where he will meet with Donald Trump. Before that, he asked for a nomination from his party in 1988 and 2008. Even though he has been in the Democrat party for so long, he is best known as vice president under the mandate of Barack Obama 2009-2017. How much do you know about the ex-president of the United States? Would you like to learn more? If you do, stay with us until the end of this article of ours. Without wasting too much of your precious time, we are going to start with the private life of an ex-president.
Joe Biden was born on the 20th of November 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was born as Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. His parents are Joseph Robinette Biden and Catherine Eugenia Biden. He is the oldest of four children, he had two brothers and a sister. His mother had Irish origins. His father was an oil businessman who had Irish, French, and English background. His father was a wealthy man who faced several economic setbacks at the time when his son was born. He attended Archmere Academy in Claymont. During college, he played football as a wide receiver/halfback. He had two marriages, with Neilia Hunter from 1966 to 1972 and Jill Jacobs from 1977 to the present day. From these two marriages, he had four children Beau, Hunter, Ashley, and Naomi. His son Beau died back in 2015.
In 1968, Joe Biden worked as a clerk for 6 months at Wilmington law firm. At that time, he thought of himself as a Republic. He wasn’t a fan of Democratic politics at that time. However, he changed his mind later in his life. This didn’t mean that he was too much of a Republican at that time because he wasn’t a fan of Richard Nixon. A year later he became a public defender in a firm that was headed by Sid Balick, who was popular as a pretty active Democrat. Around that time, Biden became choose to become a member of the democratic party. He was at numerous functions like the senator of Delaware and vice president of the United States. Naturally, he is best known for his work as a vice president under president Barack Obama.
In 2020, the estimated net worth of Joe Biden is $15 million. He accumulated his wealth from his work as a professional politician for more than five decades and from his book deals. His net worth was just $900k back in 2014, so we can presume that his position as the vice president of the US earned him a significant amount of money.