Joe Biden was born in Pennsylvania on November 20, 1942. He studied law and worked as a lawyer until his political career began in 1970. At the age of 29, he was elected to the US Senate and went on to run as a candidate in the 1988 presidential election. However, he withdrew his candidacy because of a copied speech. In 2008 Barack Obama declared Joe Biden as his vice president, which would help him eventually land the Presidential title he has today.
The personal life of Joe Biden is marked by many tragedies, including the loss of first wife Neilia, daughter Naomi and son Beau. In 1977 the American found happiness again with his second wife Jill and the two would achieve great things together moving forward. Watch the video above to find out more about the past of Joe Biden and what he used to look like!