Know Everything About Joe Biden President-Elect of The United States
INTERESTING hidden, unknown facts about the life of Democrat Joe Biden, President-elect of the United States.
LoveYouFamily brings you the insight into the 1942 born leader of World’s powerful country America. From Joe Biden’s early life to education, political career, a tragedy he faced in life, LYF blog delivers everything in this article.
An attorney Joseph Robinette Biden turned politician, remained the vice president of United States during the Barack Obama’s tenure between 2008-2016. He is the youngest senator of US in history and Delaware’s longest senator.
During Obama’s tenure, he was considered as right-hand man to Obama and he was the one whom Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The 46th president of the United States is the oldest person ever to become President of the United States.
Joe born on November 20, 1942, and spent his childhood in Scranton city. His father Joseph Biden had a struggling life as he used to earn his bread from cleaning furnaces and by selling second-hand cars. Catherine Eugenia Jean Finnegan was his mother.
Student of St. Paul’s Elementary School in Scranton, Biden. He was just 13 when his family moved to Mayfield Delaware. He later joined St. Helena school and then got admitted in the prestigious Archmere Academy.
Belonged to not well off family, hence to afford the tuition fee, he used to earn few bucks by weeding the garden and by washing the school windows.
Do you know Biden had speech disorder during childhood and his counterparts used to make a mockery of him? To overcome speech disorder, Biden used to recite poetry in front of the mirror and yes he won against stutter issue.
How Biden Developed Interest in Politics
SINCE Biden attended a law university near Delaware, where he also used to play football. Though not a bright student, he had a huge interest in politics.
The inauguration of John F Kennedy in 1961 is the turning point for him as he decided to become the politician one day. Biden got to Syracuse University Law School upon his graduation from Delaware in 1965.
After completing graduation from law university, he shifted to Wilmington to practice law. He also opened his own law firm in 1971. There he joined the Democratic Party and be was considered as an active member. In 1970, he was elected to the New Castle County Council.
In 1972, when he was just 29 years old Biden got a turning point in his political career. The Democratic Party pitted him against the most prominent Republican incumbent J. Caleb Boggs for the United States Senate. Yes he made history by becoming the youngest Senator of United States.
Since Biden served as Senator from 1973 to 2009, he was one of the prominent foreign policy experts and also remained the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations.
The US still credited Joe Biden for his for making unforgettable foreign policy decisions like opposing the first gulf war, speaking against George W Bush on Iraq issue, arms limitation with the Soviet Union etc.
It was due to the Biden’s effort that one lakh police officers were added to control law and he also advocates to increase sentences for criminals to tackle crime.
Had Dreamt of Becoming US President in 1987, Took 33 Years to Fulfill
INTERESTINGLY Biden was one of best lawmaker of Democratic Party and in 1987 he decided to run for Presidential Elections but he was dropped out in 1988 as he was suffering from brain aneurysms. He had to undergo intensive treatment for seven months-long period.
Yes, exactly 33 years after, Joe Biden hit the mark and became the President of the United States of America.
In early years, in 2007, Biden had also decided to run for Presidential election but he couldn’t withstand in front of Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama. Biden had got less than one per cent vote in Iowa caucuses.
Despite Barrack Obama was chosen as the candidate for Presidential Elections by Democratic Party due to his excellent campaign, Obama again showed faith in Joe Biden and decided to run him for the Vice President post.
Obama had praised Biden for running an extensive campaign on the economic issues that matters the America.
On November 2, 2008, Barack Obama and Joe Biden won against the Republicans and sworn in as the 44th U.S. president and Biden became the 47th vice president. Biden was mainly working as an advisor to Obama in making Federal policies.
In second term re-election in 2012, Obama and Biden defeated Republican Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
Family Tragedy That Shook Biden Badly, Thought to Commit Suicide Once
IN the year 1972, Biden met with the heart ranching tragedy as Biden’s wife and three children were on the way for shopping ahead of Chrismas and they had a terrible road accident.
Tragically his wife, a daughter killed in an accident while badly injuring his two sons Beau and Hunter. Do you know Biden had also thought to commit suicide after the tragedy but he didn’t lose and bounced back? He skipped oath ceremony in the senate and took oath from the hospital room of his sons.
In 1977, Biden married to second wife Jill Biden. Another tragedy stuck Biden on May 30, 2015, when his son from the first wife, Beau died at the age of 46 due to brain cancer.
Ambitious Biden Had Churning Out A Dream To becoming President of the United States From a Long Time
It was April 25, 2020, Joe Biden announced that he will run for the presidential election. He spoke about Trump’s bad side and his decisions for spreading violence in America. In June 2020 he took to limelight when he showcased his experience in foreign policy and his achievements during the Obama regime.
On August 11, 2020, Biden announced Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate. On November 7, 2020, Biden was declared the 46th President-Elect as he earned 74 million-plus votes. He became the 78-year-old the oldest president of US.
“America, I’m honoured that you have chosen me to lead our great country,” Biden tweeted. “The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans — whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have placed in me.”Biden Tweets after win.
Net Worth of Joe Biden
JOE Biden once a struggling man, who once belonged to the middle-class family is now a millionaire, even before he become the President-Elect of United States. Forbes estimates is net worth around $ 9 million.
Being on the topmost government job as a senator, his salary was $ 42,500, and when became Vice President, he was roughly earning $ 2,30,000 per year.
Till 2009, his net worth as per CBS was $30000, and post vice presidency, as per the disclosures, he and his wife were worth $ 15 million. Pertinently the major income he earned from the book deal with Flatiron Books which was around $ 8 million.
You will be surprised to know that he used to charge between $ 50000 to $ 100000 for speaking engagements. So no doubt, he has all legible ways which made him a millionaire. OMG, now Biden’s yearly salary being the US President will be $ 4,00,000, so mind it, he is no longer a middle-class guy.