Beau Biden Biography

Beau Biden was the son of Joe Biden who was a Vice President of the United States of America. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, and had worked as Politician, Lawyer, and Officer at Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In 2003 he used to work in military service and later politics captured his interest. He also fought with Brain Cancer for 5 years and made his health worse.

Early Life

Beau was born on 18th December 1972 in Wilmington, Delaware. . His parents are Neilia Biden and Joe Biden who worked in the US senate from 1973-2003 and also as Vice President from 2009-2017. His siblings are Hunter Biden and Naomi Biden. On 18th December 1972 Beau, Hunter, Naomi, and his mother met with an accident. Beau and Hunter were severely injured while Naomi and his mother lost their life. Since then his dad always supported him and so did, they. They supported their father with his second marriage with Jill Jacobs and later in June 1977 they welcomed a baby girl. He went to Archmere Academy and the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. He also attended Syracuse University College of Law.

Beau Biden Career

In 2003 he went to The JAG school at the University of Virginia as the Delaware Army National Guard member. On 3rd October 2008 was deployed in Iraq and went to Fort Bliss, Texas for pre-deployment training. In September 2009 he returned from Iraq and completed his yearlong duty. He later announced that he will actively participate as working as Officer’s seniors’ staff at Delaware. In 2006 during his Political career, he first ran for Attorney General of Delaware. He won the election with around 5% points.

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Later Biden started to run for senate and made his decision in the final in January. On 25th January he focused on the Early Bradley case which was about Child Molestation and he was also running for Senate.  Again, on 2nd November 2010 with a large margin, he left Doug Campbell behind and was re-elected as Delaware Attorney General for the second time. He also had a futures plan where he intends to run for Governor of Delaware in the 2016 election, but due to his illness, it was not possible. Currently, in 2020 his father Joe Biden is running for President in the United States of America.

Awards and Nominations

On 4th November 2015, he was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award as the highest honor given by Hugh O’ Brian Youth Leadership for his services to society. At his funeral, he was awarded the Legion of Merit Award for serving in Iraq War by General Odierno. In 2016 a portion of the 21st Century Cures Act was named the “Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot” initiative after him.  In the 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden mentioned his son and comparing him with Pete Buttigieg, a former South Bend Mayor.

Beau Biden Biography

Real Name Joseph Robinette “Beau” Biden III
Birth Date 3 February 1969
Died 30 May 2015
Aged 46 Years
Birth Place Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Beau Biden Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimetres – 182 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  171 lbs 
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Joe Biden
Mother Neilia Hunter Biden
Sister Naomi Biden
Brother Hunter Biden


School University of Pennsylvania
College Syracuse University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Wife Hallie Olivere
Children Two
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Personal Life & Cause of Death

In 2020 Beau tied a knot with Hallie Biden and have two kids together named Ron Olivere and Joan Olivere. In May 2010 he complained about headache, numbness, and paralysis and was rushed to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. The report said it was a mild stroke and was transferred to Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia to observe. Later he was again hospitalized at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston where he was diagnosed with Brain cancer in August 2013.

His chemo treatment was started and was stable. After two years on 20th May 2015, he complained of recurrence of brain cancer symptoms and was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Maryland. He gave up and lost the fight for survival against cancer for 5 years on 30th May 2015. His funeral was held at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church on 6th June 2015. Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Ray Odierno, and Mitch McConnell attended his funeral. The Lead singer of the Coldplay band “Chris Martin” sang at his funeral.


He started an NPO named Beau Biden Foundation, which aims to protect children from domestic violence such as Child Abuse. This can be only prevented by educating adults and children and with various child welfare programs. This will help in protecting children’s laws around the country and along with that he also supported Gay and Transgender Rights.

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  • Nantucket is a place where the family had been celebrating Thanksgiving for the last 26 years.
  • He served at Delaware National Guard for one year in Iraq and won a Bronze Star.
  • Beau gave a heart-warming speech at Democratic National Convention about his father.
  • Beau had really pleasing and friendly characteristics and was often considered as a “Rockstar” according to New Castle Country Executive “Tom Gordon”.
  • He has always stood for equality and is in support of 2013 legislation about legalizing Gay marriage.

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