Jill Biden is an American teacher and an active member of her community who was the second lady of the United States from 2007 to 2017. Joe Biden is her husband, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and the Democratic Party’s candidate for President of the United States in the 2020 election.
Who is Jill Biden?
Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden popularly known as Jill Biden is the wife of Vice President Joe Biden. Jill is a mother and grandmother, an educator, and also an active member in her community. Jill Biden works to bring attention to the sacrifices made by military families. She works to raise awareness around areas of particular importance to women including breast cancer prevention while continuing her job as a full-time English professor at a community college in Northern Virginia. She is the founder of the Biden Breast Health Initiative non-profit organization, co-founder of the Book Buddies program, co-founder of the Biden Foundation, and co-founder of Joining Forces with Michelle Obama.
Personal Details on Jill Biden
|Real/Full Name||Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden|
|Nick Name||Jill Biden|
|Date of Birth||June 3, 1951|
|Birth Place||Hammonton, New Jersey, US|
|Spouses||Bill Stevenson(m. 1970 div. 1975)Joe Biden (m. 1977|
|Education||The University of Delaware (BA, EdD)West Chester University (MEd)Villanova University (MA)|
|Profession||Teacher, Professor, Instructor|
Jill Biden Age | Birthday
Jill Biden was born on June 3, 1951, in Hammonton, New Jersey. She grew up in Willow Grove Pennsylvania. Jill Biden is 69 years old till today. She turned 69 on her birthday on June 3, this year.
Jill Biden Education | Career
Jill Biden attended Upper Moreland High School where she somewhat developed her interest in English classes. Jill Biden completed her bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware in 1975 where she took English as a major subject. She has a master’s degree from West Chester University and Villanova University in 1987. Also, she completed her doctoral degree from the University of Delaware in 2007.
Jill Biden always focused on her career. She began to work at the age of 15 as a waitressing at the Jersey Shore. She also did some modeling work for a local agency in Wilmington. She began her professional career as a substitute teacher in the Wilmington school system. Then Biden started to work as a full-time English teacher at St. Mark’s High School in Wilmington for a year. She also spent five months during this time working on Biden’s Senate office She also worked as a professor taking one course per semester on a master’s degree at West Chester State College. In the 1980s Jill Biden taught in the adolescent program at the Rockford Center psychiatric hospital for five years. She taught for three years at Claymont High School. In the early 1990s, Jill Biden taught English at Brandywine High School in Wilmington. She also spent a total of thirteen years teaching at public high school. Jill Biden was an instructor at the Stanton/Wilmington campus of Delaware Technical and Community College from 1993 to 2008 where she taught English composition and remedial writing.
Jill Biden is the president of the Biden Breast Health Initiative that provides breast health awareness programs free of charge to schools and other groups in the state of Delaware. In 2007, Jill Biden helped found Book Buddies that provides books for low-income children. She has been very active in an organization Delaware Boots on the Ground which supports military families.
Jill Biden Family | Husband
Jill Tracy Jacobs was born to her father Donald Carl Jacobs, a bank teller who was the head of a savings and loan in the Chestnut Hills and her mother Bonny Jean Jacobs, a homemaker and, English and Scottish descent. She spent the majority of her childhood in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania with her four younger sisters. Jill grew up in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. She had a keen interest in sports. Also, she has been described as a “tough-cookie ‘Philly’” girl.
Jill married Bill Stevenson, a former college football player in February 1970. But the relationship could not last long, they got separated during 1974. After that, she met Joe Biden on a blind date in March 1975. She was impressed with the formal appearance and manners shown by Joe Biden. She got legally divorced with Bill Stevenson in May 1975. She and Joe Biden got married on June 17, 1977, at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City. Jill Biden raised two young sons of Joe Biden, Beau, and Hunter who had survived the accident. Joe Biden got married after four and a half years of his first wife and infant daughter died in a motor vehicle accident. Jill Biden gave birth to daughter Ashley Blazer on June 8, 1981.
Jill Biden Net Worth
Jill Biden works as an American educator. She has a net worth of $9 million. Her net worth is a combined net worth with Joe Biden. Jill Biden is commonly known for being married former Vice President Joe Biden. Recently, Jill Biden is working as a professor at Northern Virginia Community College. Her teaching salary is estimated at around $100 thousand per year.
Net worth: $9 Million
Salary: $100,000 per year
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Jill’s role in Joe’s 2020 Campaign
Jill Biden has been described as one of the supportive spouses as she is leading Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, 2020. This campaign was officially announced on April 25, 2019. Jill Biden introduced herself in a video featuring her family members, friends describing their character, interest, and goals. Jill Biden and Joe Biden shared the memorable moments they had spent together. Dr. Jill Biden wished to work in several areas as the First Lady to have a paying job outside the White House if Joe becomes president. In an interview with CBS News, Jill Biden said that she would primarily work on education and military families.
Some Unknown Facts on Jill Biden
- In 2010, Jill Biden hosted the White House Summit on Community Colleges which sought to “highlight community colleges’ role in developing America’s workforce”.
- Jill Biden launched the Joining Forces initiative with Michelle Obama which included helping military veterans and their families access education programs and employment resources.
- In 2012, Jill Biden published a children’s book called Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops based on her granddaughter’s experience of being in a military family.
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