Who is Hallie Biden?
Hallie K. Olivere was born on 30 November 1974, in the United States of America, and is an educator, but best known for being the widow to Beau Biden who previously served as the Attorney General of Delaware before his passing, and then drawing attention to herself after she started a relationship with Beau’s younger brother, Hunter Biden.
The Riches of Hallie Biden
How rich is Hallie Biden? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $600,000, earned through success in her various endeavors. Her wealth has also significantly increased thanks to the success of her late husband Beau. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life, Education, and Career
Very little information is available about Hallie’s childhood, early life, and the events that surrounded her before she started a relationship with Beau. It is known that she attended the Tatnall School which is a private college preparatory school located in Greenville, Delaware which was founded in 1930. After matriculating from high school, she then furthered her education in college though details about her studies are unknown.
After college, she returned to the Tatnall School to work as an admissions counselor. She also worked as a guidance counselor for Archmere Academy. It was there that she met Beau who was an alumni of the school.
Late Husband – Beau Biden
Beau took up law at Syracuse University College of Law following the footsteps of his father, later Vice-President Joe Biden. After completing his education, he worked at the US Department of Justice in Philadelphia where he began as a Counsel to the Office of Policy Development before later becoming a US Attorney’s Office federal prosecutor. In 2004, he became a partner of the law firm Biden & Balick, which he held for two years until he was elected as Delaware attorney general.
During this time he joined the military as a member of the Delaware Army National Guard, and became a Major in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a part of the 261st Signal Brigade. In 2008, his unit was activated for deployment to Iraq. He returned to the US the following year for his father, before returning to Iraq. He continued to actively serve as Delaware’s Attorney General despite his work with the military, which earned him an easy re-election to a second term, but he did not seek a third term.
Relationship, Marriage and Declining Health
After a few years in a relationship, Beau proposed to Hailie in 2001 in Nantucket, during Thanksgiving. They were married the following year at the same location, and subsequently she was seen at her husband’s side throughout most of his political career. They had two children together. In 2010, Beau was admitted to hospital after experiencing complications of a headache; sources state that he had suffered a mild stroke. Three years later, he was admitted to the hospital once more, and was diagnosed with brain cancer; a lesion was removed, and he had to undergo chemotherapy as well as radiation treatments.
The cancer remained stable, but two years later a recurrence of the disease led to another admittance, and he passed away 10 days later; the death of the son of the Vice President was widely mourned throughout the country, and his funeral was attended by numerous high profile politicians, such as then President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, He was given the Legion of Merit Award posthumously for his services during the Iraq War.
Relationship with Hunter Biden
In 2017, it was revealed that Hunter, the younger brother of Beau was in a relationship with Hallie and this complicated things as he was still married at the time. According to reports, he and his wife had become estranged two years prior, before he started this new relationship. While questions did arise, both Joe Biden and the parents of Hailie spoke out and supported their relationship, stating that they were there for each other when each of them was going through a tough time.
It seemed that the family knew for some time that the two were already in a relationship, but a lot of their friends didn’t, leaving many in surprise. The two have been spotted together since Beau’s death multiple times, and after confirmation of their relationship, the two appeared together during the honoring of the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. The event also saw many of their family members come together.
Hallie Biden on Social Media
One of the reasons there is very little information on Hailie’s past and present endeavors is due to a lack of any online presence. She does not have accounts on any of the major social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It might have been good for her as many sources believe that if she did have a presence, she would receive a huge amount of online attention due to the revealed relationship she has with her late husband’s younger brother. While they have managed to keep themselves out of the scrutiny of the public, even the media have labeled the entire situation as awkward. Hunter has been in a lot of controversy, after he was accused by his wife of overspending and living a life filled with vices during their divorce proceedings. Despite that, his relationship with Hallie does not seem to be affected at all.