Joseph Biden net worth is $600,000.
He is practicing Catholic and his political views are typical for the representative of Democratic Party. He tells that his church is against of abortions and he personally also thinks that it is not a good decision. But he is not going to impose his views on the others. The same position he has as for same-sex families. Joe Biden date of birth shows, he is not young, he is already 72, and his opponents think, Joe is too old to become a President. But he supposes his age is his strong point.
Joseph Biden Biography
He was born in 1942, on the 20th of November. His father, Joseph Biden Sr., was a car dealer and his mother devoted herself to family life. She was a mother of 4 children. Joe was the first child in his family. Joseph R. Biden lived with his parents in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He told, his parents taught him to be strong and to work hard.
The future politician attended St. Paul’s Elementary School. When he was 13, his father went bust and they were forced to move to the city, where his grandparents lived. Thus he appeared in Mayfield, Delaware.
There Joseph Robinette Biden entered St. Helena School. He was mocked by his classmates, because he had stutter. He proclaimed long poems by heart to cope with his speech problem.
After St. Helena School the boy entered Archmere Academy. He started to work, watering flowers in the garden, to earn money for his tutoring.
Later he entered University of Delaware, where studied political sciences and history. That time he got interested in policy.
After graduating from University, Joe Biden entered Law School. That very year he got married for the first time. With his first wife the main tragedy in Joe Biden bio is connected.
He and his wife moved to Wilmington. There Joe Biden started his career of lawyer – he worked in a local firm. He also became a member of Democratic Party.
In 1970 he started his political career, being elected to New Castle County Council. He joined his work of a councilman with the running of his own law firm.
At the age of 29 he was offered by the other members of his party to take part in a race for Senate. He did it – without any hope for success – and won! Thus Joe Biden became one of the youngest American Senators in national history.
He served as Senator of Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
In 2008, when Barack Obama was elected as a President, Joe Biden was appointed as a Vice President of USA. He was re-appointed in 2012.
Now Joe Biden takes part in a race for Presidency.
Per year: $301,464
Per month: $25, 122
Per week: $6, 280
Per day: $900
Lawyer, Senator and Vice President of USA is not a billionaire! His net worth in comparison with his opponents is quite modest. His son used to say, that it is the proof, his father is honest. Joe Biden earns his living as a politician. He shares the net worth with his wife, Jill, and she adds her earnings too. His salary of a Vice President is $230,700.
Surprise! It’s Vice President Joe Biden
Both, Joe Biden and his wife Jill, have property in Delaware that they rent out and have an income of about $20,000 annually. His wife also gets the income from selling her book, named “Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops”. She had about $50,000 per year and she adds this money to their net worth. Joe Biden calls himself “the poorest congressman”.
Wife and Children
The political career of Joe Biden was successful enough. Unfortunately, his family life was full of tragedy. As it was mentioned, he married for the first time during his years at a Law School. Neilia Hunter, his college sweetheart, gave a birth to three children. In 1972 they got in a terrible car accident the week before Christmas. Neilia and her three children went to buy a Christmas tree. Joe’s wife and his daughter were killed and his sons were wounded. He was frustrated and even thought about suicide. Joe Biden family, especially his mother, supported him in that hard period.
He was going to spend his life as a single parent, caring about his two sons. But life gave him a gift, when he met Jill – the second Joe Biden wife. They were married in 1977 and four years later gave a birth to their daughter – Ashley Blazer Biden. In 2015 the other tragedy came to Joe Biden’s family. His son, Beau Biden, died from brain cancer.
Joe Biden House
House in Greenvile, Delaware – $1,329,000
Joe and Jill Biden have a property in Delaware. But during the service of Joe Biden as a Vice President they live on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory – the traditional place of residence for a Vice President.
As for Joe Biden house, that he owns, it is big and beautiful and his price is about $1,329,000. Till now he and his wife pay mortgage for their house.
Joe Biden Cars
Probably, after the elections of a new President in 2016 Jill and Joe Biden will come back to their house in Delaware. But it is also possible, that their next place of Residence will be White House. We will see!