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Joe Biden Net Worth, Biography, Career And Salary Details

Joe Biden is an American politician and he is competing against Donald Trump in the Presidential elections of the USA in 2020. Biden was the 47th vice president of the United States and served alongside Barack Obama from the years 2009 to 2017. He also served as a senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009. He has become a Democratic nominee for the U.S. presidential election and is currently running against Donald Trump.

Joe Biden Wealth Details and Net Worth

Joe Biden served as a Vice President for many years. When his term ended, Joe Biden’s last net worth was estimated to be $1.5 million. For many years Joe referred to him as a poor congressman but that was all before he became a VP. He was also called the “middle-class Joe”, who had a net worth less than $500,000.

When he left working for the white house and his term as VP became over he earned significant income from delivering speeches and book royalties. His net worth peaked in 2017 and was estimated to be $11 million. 2016 and 2019 was a good year for Joe as Joe earned $17 million. His net worth in 2020 is $9 million.

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Early Life

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 Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born on November 20th of 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He had three other siblings and was raised in a Catholic family. The financial conditions of Joe’s family were not that good when he was young. When his father reached the age of 50, he couldn’t find work because there was an economic decline in Scranton. The family moved to Delaware, and Joe’s father started working as a used car salesman.

When Joe was in high school he joined the football team. He was also a good and wise student and was also elected as the class president. Joe played football in college and continued to play football when he attended the University of Delaware. He has a double-major in history and political science. He graduated in 1965 and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University.

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After Joe completed his college, he started working as a law clerk. He later worked as a public defender and started operating his own law firm. He entered in the world of politics in 1969 and ran for a seat in the New Castle County Council. He won the election and had his eyes on the US Senate immediately.

In 2008, Biden eyed on gaining the Democratic nomination again. His campaign had bright points and had a lot of potentials, but his comments about Barack Obama and his negative opinion about Indian people became one of his major blunders. His campaign also failed because he had trouble raising funds.

He never really became a serious contender against Hillary Clinton or Obama. Barack Obama elected him as a vice president. In 2008, he resigned his position in the Senate and planned to serve Obama’s administration. In 2020, Joe Biden is one of the strongest contenders to become the President of America and is competing against Donald Trump.

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