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Hunter Biden’s Net Worth 2022: Biography, Family, Earnings, Career, Controversies

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Hunter Biden is a well-known American lawyer and lobbyist, being the son of U.S. President Joe Biden. Hunter has drawn criticism for appearing to utilize his father’s proximity to land-rich jobs for numerous foreign corporations. Hunter is a somewhat controversial figure.

Hunter Biden's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height6.0 ft
Weight74 kg
Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye ColorBlue
Body TypeSlim
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Hunter Biden

Estimate Net Worth$1 million
ReligionRoman Catholic
Zodiac SignAquarius

Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

BirthdayFebruary 4, 1970

Hunter Biden's Net Worth

Hunter Biden has a history of earning millions of dollars, proving that he has been a highly-paid consultant at various stages in his career. Despite earning up to $6 million between 2014 and 2016, Hunter Biden only has a $1 million net worth. (1)

According to a 2021 NPR.org report, Hunter may have made money as a professional artist by selling his paper and canvas works through a New York gallery for $75,000 to $500,000 each. (2)

For his memoir “Beautiful Things,” which only sold 10,600 copies in its first week of publication in 2021 according to the New York Post, Hunter secured a $2 million advance from Simon & Schuster in addition to his company and consulting fees. (3)

Hunter Biden's Early Life

Robert Hunter Biden, now 52, was born On February 4, 1970, in Wilmington, Delaware. He is Neilia Biden‘s (née Hunter’s) and Joe Biden‘s second child.

NYB - Young Hunter Biden's Family Photo

Naomi, Hunter Biden‘s younger sister, and their mother perished in a car accident on December 18, 1972. Despite suffering severe injuries, Biden and his older brother Beau lived. Hunter suffered severe traumatic brain damage and a cracked skull, while Beau suffered several broken bones. 

Later, Hunter and Beau pushed their father to remarry, and in 1977, Jill Jacobs became the children’s stepmother. Ashley Biden, Hunter’s half-sister, was born in 1981.

Hunter Biden's Education

Hunter went to the same Catholic high school, Archmere Academy, as his dad and brother did in Claymont, Delaware. He then graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in history in 1992.

Prior to changing schools and eventually receiving his law degree in 1996 from Yale Law School, he spent a year at Georgetown University Law Center.

Hunter Biden's Family Life

NYB - Hunter Biden and son with his present wife, Melissa Cohen

Hunter Biden and Kathleen Buhle tied the knot in 1993 and now have three kids named Naomi, Finnegan, and Maisy. But they split up in 2015 and finally divorced in 2017.

He began dating his brother’s widow Hallie Olivere in 2016, but they ended their relationship in 2018.

He also had a romantic affair with Lunden Alexis Roberts in 2018. Lunden allegedly performed as a dancer at The Mpire Club in Washington, D.C., using the alias “Dallas” when she met Hunter. Having been born in August 2018, Hunter and Lunden’s daughter is their only child together. The youngster is referred to as “Baby Doe” to preserve privacy.

In May 2019, Hunter Biden wed South African filmmaker Melissa Cohen; their son was born in March 2020.

Hunter Biden's Career and Earnings


Thereafter earning his law degree from Yale University in 1996, Hunter began working for MBNA, a bank holding corporation that had previously contributed significantly to his father’s Senate campaigns. Later, he worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce under the Clinton administration before President George W. Bush named him to the Amtrak board of directors.

In 1996, Hunter was employed at the Delaware-based MBNA bank, earning $100,000 annually. He left MBNA in 2001 to establish a lobbying business. Hunter worked for MBNA as a paid consultant between 2001 and 2005. The New York Times reports that MBNA may have sent his consulting firm millions of dollars. At the time, his father served as the state’s senior senator, and Beau, one of his brothers, was on the verge of becoming Delaware’s attorney general.

National Railroad Passenger Corporation

Between July 2006 through January 2009, Hunter Biden was the National Railroad Passenger Corporation’s vice chairman.

Paradigm Global Advisors

Hunter Biden and his uncle James Biden, Joe’s younger brother, bought Paradigm Global Advisors, a hedge fund, in 2006. They used a promissory note for $8.1 million to purchase the company. Hunter and James weren’t the most successful investors during their five years at the company. 

According to reports, they frequently suffered financial losses due to fraud and Ponzi schemes. Hunter received a $1.2 million yearly pay while working for the fund. According to reports, Hunter and James allegedly unwound the fund in 2010 but never paid off the $8.1 million promissory note.

US Navy

In May 2013, at the age of 43, he was accepted into the US Navy Reserve after working in the lobbying industry. He was allowed a waiver for his age and prior drug-related offenses since he was hired.

Burisma Holdings

From 2014 until 2019, he served on the board of directors for the Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma Holdings. While Hunter was a board member at Burisma, he reportedly received $50,000 every month while serving on the Burisma Board.


For his memoir “Beautiful Things,” which only sold 10,600 copies in its first week of publication in 2021 according to the New York Post, Hunter secured a $2 million advance from Simon & Schuster in addition to his company and consulting fees. (3)

Paper and Canvas Works

According to NPR.org report, Hunter may have made money as a professional artist by selling his paper and canvas works through a New York gallery for $75,000 to $500,000 each in 2021. (2)

Hunter Biden's Controversies and Scandals

Substance Abuse

While working in the military, a urine test revealed cocaine, leading to an administrative discharge from the services. Hunter Biden publicly admitted to smoking a cigarette that was laced with cocaine but opted not to challenge his dismissal.

In his memoirs “Beautiful Things,” he attributes his protracted drug and alcohol issues to the 1972 car tragedy that claimed the lives of his mother and sister. Over the course of his adult life, he has successfully sustained extended periods of abstinence and has sought support from recovery facilities. However, the loss of his brother Beau in 2015 was a significant setback to those objectives, and Hunter has acknowledged a severe relapse in subsequent years.

To save his son Hunter from an investigation, Joe Biden allegedly asked for the resignation of a Ukrainian prosecutor in 2019, according to President Trump. There was no illegal activity had been discovered nor active investigation against Hunter Biden. These allegations were brought up during an impeachment investigation in 2019.

Laptop Controversy

Private and contentious materials relating to Hunter Biden were found on an abandoned laptop in a computer store in Delaware. The documents threatened Joe Biden‘s presidential bid as the Trump administration tried to make a public controversy weeks before the election.


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