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Life has its ups and downs that can make and break a man. The obstacles are spontaneous and heartbreaks are often shattering but one can only pick up the remaining pieces and continue on.

Like most of the people moving on, Joe Biden is no different. Even though he was the 47th vice president, life gave him his share of heartaches but his dedication towards his family and work remains unshaken. Let us learn about his struggles along with his relationships, net worth, and wiki-bio.

What is Joe Biden’s Relationship Status? His Family Tragedy

Joe Biden is currently married to his wife Jill Biden since June 17, 1977. But this is not his first marriage as before her, Neilia Hunter was his wife.

In 1964, while at the Bahamas, he met Neilia and they fell in love. On August 27, 1966, while Biden was still a law student, he married Neila Hunter.

The pair later got a blessing in the form of their three children, Joseph R. Beau Biden III, Robert Hunter, and Naomi Christina.

But tragedy struck in the life of the beautiful family in 1972, just a month after winning his first Senate, a phone call came informing him that Neilia and their 13-month-old daughter Naomi passed away in a car accident. Joseph and Robert were also in the car and were in a bad state.

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Even after that, for over 37 years Joe went from Wilmington, Delaware to Washington to work, daily. His dedication to his work and kids is really admirable.

In remembrance of his late wife and daughter, Joe does not work on December 18, the anniversary of the accident.

After a long time of healing, Joe was finally ready to move on with Jill Tracy Jacobs. The duo had met on a blind date arranged by Biden’s brother.

Joe says Jill rekindled the romance in his life and they also have a daughter Ashley Biden.

But unfortunately, in 2015, he lost his son Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III due to brain cancer. This added another heartache to his life but he is soldiering on.

Currently, Joe has a son from his previous marriage and a daughter from his current marriage. The family is trying to move past the tragedies and continue their lives in a happy manner.


Jill Biden: Philanthropist Personality

Joe Bidden’s wife Jill Biden is a philanthropist personality by far. On 23rd July 2019, Jill Biden is scheduled to visit New Mexico for a caimpaign fundraising events. The campaign describes, Plans to attend fundraising events on Friday in Santa Fe and the following day in Albuquerque. Further details are yet to disclose.

Joe Biden's wife Jill Biden is a philanthropist personality
Joe Biden’s wife jIll Bien raising money in New Mexico

Jill is frequently involved in conducting awareness programmes to mentally heal those women struggling with breast cancer. That’s not all, she travels to poor nations like Ethopia, Africa to promote empowerment and opportunity for women and girls.

Joe Biden’s Net Worth

Joe Biden’s net worth is $900,000, as of 2019. Most of his fortune came from his work as the vice president, during which he earned an annual salary of at least $230,700.

His pension has an estimated total of more than $248,000 per year. Other than this, the values of his other assets like his cars and real estate are unavailable.

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In 2014, by Biden’s own admission, he considers himself “the poorest man in Congress” and said that he had no investments.

On the other hand, his 2015 tax return, in combination with his wife, Jill Biden, showed that they had a gross income of $392,233.

Although he boasts such huge numbers, his life is far from luxurious. For some time he was in financial turmoil and Former President Barack Obama happily helped him while his son, Beau, was struggling with his illness.

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Biden even decided to sell his home but Obama dissuaded him and offered to help. The Bidens owe between $500,001 and $1 million on two house mortgages. They also owe between $250,001 and $500,00 on a home equity line of credit.

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Even with the problems, he keeps on serving his country with dedication and commitment and for this, he earned numerous honors. He received a George Arents Pioneer Medal, Syracuse’s highest alumni award and received The Golden Medal of Freedom award from Kosovo in 2009. He also earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.

Joe Biden’ Wiki-Bio

America’s 47th Vice President, Joe Biden was born on 20 November 1942 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania. His father is Joseph Robinette Biden Sr and his mother is Catherine Eugenia Jean Finnegan. Joe was the eldest son in the family with Valerie, James, and Frank as his siblings.

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He was born into a Catholic family and his mother was Irish. He belongs to the mixed ethnicity consisting of English, French, and Irish ancestry and holds an American nationality.

Biden commenced his education at St. Paul’s Elementary School in Scranton and later in St. Helena School before shifting to the Archmere Academy in Claymont, Delaware.

He earned his BA in 1965 from the University of Delaware in history and political science. He then enrolled at the Syracuse University College of Law, receiving a half scholarship and graduated in 1968.