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Joe Biden Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joe Biden Quick Info
Height 6 ft 0½ in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth November 20, 1942
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Jill Jacobs

Joe Biden is an American politician who is known for being the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. In 2020, he defeated Donald Trump to be the 46th U.S. President. His term as President of the United States started on January 20, 2021.

Born Name

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.

Nick Name

Big-hearted Joe, Uncle Joe, Amtrak Joe, Sleepy Joe, Sloppy Joe

Joe Biden as seen in an official photo portrait
Joe Biden as seen in an official photo portrait (United States Senate / U.S. Federal Government / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

Residence

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Joe Biden studied in Archmere Academy, a private Roman Catholic college preparatory school located in Claymont, Delaware, where he also played football. He later graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in History and Political Science.

Also, he attended Syracuse University College of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1968.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Joseph Robinette Biden Sr.
  • Mother – Catherine Eugenia Biden (née Finnegan)
  • Siblings – James Brian Biden (Younger Brother), Valerie Biden (Younger Sister), Francis W. Biden (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Joseph Harry Biden (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Elizabeth Robinette (Paternal Grandmother), Ambrose Joseph Finnegan (Maternal Grandfather), Geraldine Catherine/Catharine Blewitt (Maternal Grandmother)

Joe Biden speaking with attendees at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa in August 2019
Joe Biden speaking with attendees at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa in August 2019 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Biden has dated –

  1. Neilia Hunter (1966-1972) – He married Neilia Hunter on August 27, 1966, and the duo was blessed with 3 children, namely, Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III (b. 1969), Robert Hunter (b. 1970), and Naomi Christina (b. 1971). Unfortunately, Neilia Hunter and Naomi Christina lost their lives in an automobile accident on December 18, 1972.
  2. Jill Jacobs (1975-Present) – He first met educator Jill Tracy Jacobs in 1975 and they eventually got married on June 17, 1977, by a Catholic priest at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York. The duo parents a daughter named Ashley Blazer (b. 1981).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Joe Biden is of English, German, and Irish descent on his father’s side and has Irish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Joe Biden as seen while smiling in a picture taken in his West Wing Office at the White House in January 2013
Joe Biden as seen while smiling in a picture taken in his West Wing Office at the White House in January 2013 (The White House / Flickr / Public Domain)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Charming smile
  • Deep-set eyes

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Joe Biden Dogs

  1. Major – In November 2018, he adopted a German Shepherd named Major from a Delaware animal shelter. After Joe Biden became the President of the United States, his dog Major made the record for becoming the first rescue dog in the White House.
  2. Champ – He also had a German Shepherd named Champ. Champ passed away in June 2021 at the age of 13.

In March 2021, Major and Champ were sent back to the family home in Delaware after a biting incident where Major reportedly bit a member of White House security.

Joe Biden as seen while speaking with supporters at a community event at the Best Western Regency Inn in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States in July 2019
Joe Biden as seen while speaking with supporters at a community event at the Best Western Regency Inn in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States in July 2019 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Joe Biden Facts

  1. He was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Scranton.
  2. Joe Biden achieved the feat of becoming the 3rd youngest man ever elected Senator in U.S. history.
  3. He was included in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” list in 2013.
  4. In January 2017, he was awarded the Presidential Medal Of Freedom by President Obama.
  5. He has claimed to have been a non-drinker throughout his life.
  6. Joe Biden was close friends with the late politician and military officer, John McCain.
  7. Over the years, he has appeared in shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Ellen DeGeneres ShowLate Night with Seth MeyersThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
  8. In November 2020, Joe Biden had received over 70 million votes, while the vote-counting was still going on, and hence, he broke the record for the most votes in a U.S. election ever. The previous record was held by Barack Obama who had received 66,862,039 votes in 2008.
  9. He has also garnered an immense social media fan base with more than 20 million followers on Twitter, more than 14 million followers on Instagram, and more than 8 million followers on Facebook.
  10. In November 2020, he twisted his ankle and suffered a hairline fracture while playing with his dog, Major.
  11. In December 2020, Joe Biden revealed to CNN during an interview that after he would take office on January 20, 2021, he would urge everybody to wear a face mask. He said – “Just 100 days to mask. Not forever — 100 days.”
  12. In 2020, he was named “Person of the Year” by Time magazine along with Kamala Harris.
  13. Joe Biden was the most-searched person of 2020 on Google in the United States.
  14. On December 21, 2020, he received the first dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and received the 2nd dose in January 2021. In September 2021, Joe received the COVID-19 booster shot.
  15. Joe received the @POTUS account of Twitter, which is the official Twitter account of the President of the United States, with 0 followers. The previous President, Donald Trump had refused to transfer the account with over 33 million followers to Joe Biden.
  16. On the first day of becoming the U.S. President, he removed the ‘Diet Coke button’ from his desk which Donald Trump used to order the cold drink from the White House desk.
  17. His grandchildren call him Pop.
  18. Under Joe Biden’s administration, The White House included an American Sign Language interpreter at all press briefings for the disabled people in order to be accessible for everybody.
  19. In March 2021, Biden’s German Shepherd dogs, Major and Champ returned back to the White House after completing a discipline-training in Delaware. Earlier, Major had bitten a Biden staffer so both the dogs were sent on training.

Featured Image by the United States Senate / U.S. Federal Government / Public Domain

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