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- Democratic leader Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, have a net worth of $US9 million.
- The couple built the majority of that wealth recently.
- The Bidens earned a $US16.7 million income between 2017 and 2019 from book royalties and paid speaking engagements, according to financial disclosures reported on by Forbes.
The family’s primary residence is in Delaware.
The Washington Post reported that the Bidens’ primary residence is a home the family built over 20 years ago in Wilmington, Delaware.
The lakeside property is said to be nearly 7,000 square feet. They bought to property for $US350,000 in 1997, but today the home is likely worth at least $US2 million, Stephen Mottola of Long & Foster Real Estate told The Wall Street Journal.
The family also purchased a $US2.7 million Delaware beach home in 2017.
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