Joe Biden: 10 Interesting Facts You Need To Know

1. The oldest President in U.S. history

On the day he took the oath of office as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden became 78 years old. He was born on November 20, 1942. In fact, he is the oldest sitting president in the United States.

2. Country's second Catholic leader

The United States of America now has a Catholic president for the second time in its history. John F. Kennedy was the first president.

3. Mr. Biden has gone through two marriages.

In 1966, he wed Neilia Biden, and the couple remained together until her death in 1972. Vice President Joe Biden remarried in 1977 to his second wife, Jill Biden, and they had two children together.

4. A football superstar, Joe Biden

Biden attended Archmere Academy, a high school in Delaware, in the year 1960, when he participated in the football team as a wide receiver and runner.

5. Biden doesn't smoke or drink.

According to the president, ice cream is his guilty pleasure. His favourite flavour of ice cream is chocolate chip. True enough, Eater disclosed that his campaign spent a cool $10,000 on ice cream, mostly on donors.

6. Personal misconduct allegations against Joe Biden have surfaced in 2019.

7. Vice President Joe Biden acted as a critic of the Obama administration.

8. Aspects of Joe Biden's 2014 remarks about the Syrian civil war were controversial.

9. His third presidential bid was in 2020.

10. He was awarded the nation's highest civilian accolade.