The 2020 Presidential Elections in the United States was an event kept under the microscope not only by Americans but also by the entire world populace. Between the two leading candidates, current U.S. President Donald J. Trump and his leading rival Ex-Vice President Joe Biden, more American citizens chose to cast their vote on Biden. After five agonizing days of counting the votes, the 2020 election is over: Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee, has won. President-Elect Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president on January 20, 2021.
Here are some astonishing facts about Joe Biden:
Had a stuttering problem as a child.
At school, he was bullied by his classmates because of his stammer. They would call him ‘bye-bye’ when he attempted to say his last name.
He played football in high school.
The former vice president played American Football at Archmere Academy, a Catholic prep school. He played wide receiver and running back, catching an impressive 19 touchdown passes.
He was the longest-serving senator of Delaware.
Prior to serving as Barack Obama’s Vice President, he was the senator of Delaware for nearly 40 years.
He failed the medical requirements when he got drafted into the army.
He failed the medical due to his asthma.
He will be the oldest president to be inaugurated in the United States.
Mr. Biden celebrated his 78th birthday last November 20, 2020.
His favorite movie is Chariots of Fire.
In a 2008 interview, Biden said that “Chariots of Fire” is, I think, probably my favorite movie. “But the truth of the matter is the thing about it, there is a place where someone put personal fame and glory behind principles. That to me is the mark of real heroism when someone would do that.”
He has a sweet tooth.
President-Elect Biden loves ice cream. In comments from 2016, he said: “My name is Joe Biden, and I love ice cream. I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, but I eat a lot of ice cream.”
He is a fan of cars.
Biden is a huge car enthusiast and he still owns the ’67 Corvette Stingray he got from his father.