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Who is Neilia Hunter Biden? Her Bio as of 2022, Husband, Death, Kids

Who is Neilia Hunter Biden? Her Bio as of 2022, Husband, Death, Kids

Facts of Neilia Hunter Biden

Full Name: Neilia Hunter Biden
Birth Date: July 28, 1942
Age: 80 years
Death Date: December 18, 1972
Gender: Female
Profession: Teacher
Country: United States
Horoscope: Leo
HusbandJoe Biden (m. 1966–1972)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceSkaneateles, New York
EducationPenn Hall, Syracuse University
FatherRobert Hunter
MotherLouise Hunter
KidsJoseph Robinette "Beau", Robert Hunter, Naomi Christina "Amy"
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American teacher, Neilia Hunter Biden popular as the late wife of the 46th president of the United States Joe Biden. She was the first wife of Joe who died in a car accident with her infant daughter. But her both sons Beau and Hunter were critically injured but survived.

Early Life of Neilia Hunter Biden

Born to American parents Louise Hunter and Robert Hunter on July 28th, 1942. Her birthplace is Skaneateles, New York. She held American nationality and of white ethnicity. Neilia enrolled in Penn Hall, a secondary boarding school in Pennsylvania.

Also, she was active in the school’s French club, hockey, swimming, and student council. Then she attended Syracuse University after secondary school completed.

Married Life of Neilia with Joe

The duo love story started when they met in Nassau, Bahamas, while Biden was on spring break. Then they started dating each other. Then Joe moved to Syracuse and attended law school. Before their marriage, the duo dated for a certain period of time. Their love turned into marriage.

Neilia Hunter Biden with her husband Joe Biden and their kids
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden with her husband Joe Biden and their kids (Photo: The Sun)

Neilia tied the wedding knot with her husband Joe Biden on August 27, 1966. Just after a short period of their wedding, the duo moved to Wilmington, Delaware. The couple moved to Delaware because Joe was on the New Castle County Council. She became the mother of three children but one of them died in a car accident.

Neilia Hunter Biden with her husband Joe Biden and their kids
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden with her husband Joe Biden and their kids (Photo: The Guardian)

Her three children are Joseph Robinette “Beau”, Robert Hunter, and Naomi Christina “Amy”. But their blissful married life ended after the death of her in a car accident along with her daughter Naomi Christina “Amy”. It was a great loss, Joe. They were in a marital relationship from the year 1966 to 1972 (till her death).

Her Husband Joe Current Wife

Her husband Joe remains single for few years then he met Jill Biden on a blind date set up by Joe’s brother Frank. They fell in love after their first meeting. After their first date, Jill told her mother “Mom, I finally met a gentleman.” Before her marriage with Joe, she was married to Bill Stevenson from the year ​(m. 1970 div. 1975).

Neilia Hunter Biden's husband Joe with his current wife
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden’s husband Joe with his current wife (Photo: Inkl)

Joe and Jill tied the wedding knot on June 17, 1977at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City by a Catholic priest. Then she focused on raising Beau and Hunter and they called her Mom. However, she did not legally adopt them. From their married, Jill became the mother of Ashley Biden born on June 8, 1981.

Death of Neilia Hunter Biden

After shortly, her husband became US senator-elect, Neilia was driving with children Naomi, Beau, and Hunter to buy a Christmas tree on December 18, 1972. Unfortunately, she pulled out in front of a tractor-trailer truck traveling north along Delaware Route 7.

Neilia Hunter Biden's death news
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden’s death news (Photo: Twitter)

According to police reports, she drove into the path of the tractor-trailer, possibly because her head was turned and she didn’t see the oncoming truck. She with her 3 kids were taken to Wilmington General Hospital. Shortly, She and her daughter Naomi were pronounced dead on arrival. Luckily, her two sons survived with multiple serious injuries. So, her cause of death is a car accident.

Net Worth of Her Husband Joe

Neilia Hunter Biden was working as a teacher so, she might have collected her worth. But she died at the age of 30, who might have lived a lavish. But her husband Joe Biden has an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2022. According to reports of Forbes, he has a total portfolio of $4 million in real estate.

Neilia Hunter Biden's husband Joe driving the car
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden’s husband Joe driving the car (Photo: Detroit Free Press)

Also, he earned more than $1 million in federal pensions. Joe has been donating a significant amount to charity. So from his earning he has been living a lavish life.

Neilia Hunter Biden’s Carrer

  • As we already mentioned, she had worked as a teacher. Because of her death at age of 30, she doesn’t have adequate information regarding her professional career.
  • But her husband Biden spoke of his wife, saying in a commencement speech at Yale University in 2015

“The incredible bond I have with my children is the gift I’m not sure I would have had, had I not been through what I went through (after the fatal accident0. But by focusing on my sons, I found my redemption.”

Neilia Hunter Biden's husband Joe Biden giving the speech
Caption: Neilia Hunter Biden’s husband Joe Biden giving the speech (Photo: Foreign Policy)
  • Neilia Hunter Biden Park is dedicated in her memory in a suburban area of unincorporated New Castle County, Delaware, outside the city of Wilmington.
  • Neilia’s father ran the foodservice operation for many years.
  • Also, he annually confers the Neilia Hunter Biden Award on two graduates, one for journalism and one for English literature.
  • Later he served as mayor of Ventura, California.