Joe Biden

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Full Name Joe Biden
Age 77 Years Old
Nick Name Big-hearted Joe
Gender Male
Famous As Political Pundit
Birth Date November 20th, 1942
Birth Place Scranton, Pennsylvania

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An American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 is named Joe Biden. He was selected as Vice President twice when Barack Obama was re-elected in the year 2012. He became the fifth-youngest U.S. senator in history as well as Delaware’s longest-serving senator. He was also famous for his work on Criminal Justice Issues. Joe also had a major role in rebuilding the U.S. Economy. As of March 2019, Biden was reported to be actively considering a 2020 presidential run.

Joe Biden to announce presidential bid 2020

Former vice-president to officially launch a bid for president, while Jared Kushner says Mueller investigation ‘just a big distraction’. Joe Biden will launch his 2020 campaign this week, sources close to the former vice-president said. He will make his announcement in a video to be released on Thursday and plans to hold an event in Pittsburgh on Monday. He was initially expected to kick off his campaign on Wednesday before delaying his launch. Early polling shows Biden in the top tier of the Democratic field but in close competition with the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for frontrunner status. 

Famous For

  • Being the 44th Vice President of America.
  • For his work on Criminal Justice Issues and had a major role in rebuilding the U.S. Economy.

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

Joe Biden was born on 20th November 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the USA with the birth name of Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. He was born to father Joseph Robinette Biden Sr and mother  Catherine Eugenia “Jean” Finnegan. He was the biggest son of in family with Valerie, James, and Frank as his siblings. He was born to a Catholic family and his mother was Irish whereas his paternal grandparents were  English, French, and Irish ancestry. Joe holds an American nationality. His religion is Catholic and his ethnicity is White. His birth sign is Scorpio. Concerning his education, Joe Biden started his education at St. Paul’s Elementary School in Scranton and St. Helena School before going to Archmere Academy. He was an average student but had his leadership qualities along with the talent in football. After finishing his education on Archemere Academy he got admitted to the University of Delaware to study History and Political Science. After his graduation, he got admitted to Syracuse University Law School and graduated in 1968. 

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

Joe Biden still looks very handsome at the age of 76. He stands at a height of 6 feet. He has blue eyes and grey hairs. Furthermore, there are no details on his body measurement but it will be added soon. He has got a very charming smile on his lips. 

Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Joe began his career from the year 1968 as a clerk for six months at a Wilmington law firm headed by prominent local Republican William Prickett.
  • He then moved to Delaware to embark on a legal career and began practicing at a law firm. During this time, he also became active on the political scene as a member of the Democratic Party and in the year 1970, he was elected to the New Castle County Council.
  • He ran for the United States Senate in 1972 as a representative of Delaware against the Republican incumbent J. Caleb Boggs and won the election. 
  • At the age of 29, he was the fifth-youngest U.S. senator elected in the nation's history.
  • A devastating tragedy struck the young man when his wife and children became the victims of a terrible automobile accident. 
  • His wife and daughter died while his two sons were badly injured. 
  • He was grief-stricken, yet he took the oath of office on January 5, 1973.
  • The next few years were very difficult for him as he had to manage his political career along with his responsibilities as a single parent to his boys. In spite of his personal tragedies, he fulfilled his political duties diligently and gained the respect of his colleagues.
  • Over the next few years, he established himself as a hardworking and ambitious politician. 
  • Being the senator, he formulated several foreign and domestic policies and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations for several years, gaining acclaim as one of the Senate’s leading experts on foreign policy.
  • He also played a pivotal role in issues regarding criminal justice and drug policy. 
  • He served on the Committee on the Judiciary and chaired the committee from 1987 to 1995. 
  • He was also was a member of the International Narcotics Control Caucus.
  • He had once unsuccessfully pursued the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988. 
  • Two decades later, he once again declared his candidacy for president in the year 2007. But he did not gain much support and dropped out of the race.
  • The Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama had cordial relations with Biden and respected him for his years of political experience.
  • He selected Biden to be his running mate in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. The Obama-Biden ticket won the election.
  • On 20th January 2009, Obama was sworn in as the 44th U.S. President and Biden assumed office as the 47th Vice President. 
  • With his long years of experience as a senator, he played a major role in helping the president stabilize the American economy in the wake of the global economic recession.
  • The Democrats Obama and Biden proved to be very popular among the citizens in their respective positions as the President and Vice President and were easily re-elected to a second term in 2012. 
  • In his second term, Biden was chosen by Obama to head the Gun Violence Task Force, and he drafted certain actions that the President could take for reducing gun violence.
  • During much of his second term, Biden was said to be preparing for a possible bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. 
  • At age 74 on Inauguration Day in January 2017, he would have been the oldest president on inauguration in history.
  • On July 26, 2017, after Trump announced a ban of transgender people serving in the military, Biden tweeted, "Every patriotic American who is qualified to serve in our military should be able to serve. Full stop."
  • During a tour of the U.S. Senate with reporters before leaving office, on December 5, 2016, Biden refused to rule out a potential bid for the presidency in the 2020 presidential election, after leaving office as Vice President. If he were to run in 2020, Biden would be 77 years old on election day and 78 on inauguration day in 2021.
  • He has been mentioned by various media outlets as a potential candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination to run against incumbent Donald Trump. 
  • As of March 2019, he was reported to be actively considering a 2020 presidential run.

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Talking about Joe Biden's personal life, he a married man. He is married to Neilia Hunter on August 27, 1966, in a ceremony held in a Catholic church. The couple had three children named Joseph R.” Beau” Biden III, Robert Hunter, and Naomi Christina. Unfortunately, Joe lost her wife and daughter in a car accident in 1972. He then re-married Jill Jacobs as his second wife on June 17, 1977. They have a daughter Ashley. In the year 2015, he lost her another son Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III due to brain cancer.  Currently, Joe has a son from a previous marriage a daughter from a second marriage and lives happily with his wife satisfying all the nation from his work. He is enjoying his life a lot and focusing on his career. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The net worth of this famous politician is estimated to have $1 Million as of 2019. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. His source of earning is from his politician career.