Joe Biden's Grandchildren Encouraged Him to Run for President
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Although Finnegan doesn't have a public Instagram page, she does make appearances in her older sister's profile. The second daughter of Hunter and Kathleen, Finnegan was born 2000, and is named after her great grandmother, Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Finnegan Biden. She maintains a relatively low public profile, but has previously hit the campaign trail for Biden during the primary earlier this year.
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Finnegan Biden joins her grandfather during a caucus day event in Las Vegas in February 2020.
Hunter and Kathleen Biden's youngest child Maisy was born in 2001 and is close in age to Sasha Obama. According to the Chicago Tribune, the two became fast friends and even attended the private Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. "Her best friend is Sasha Obama," said Biden, who skipped an event during his primary campaign to watch his granddaughter as well as Sasha graduate from high school. "Barack and Jill and the whole family, we had a whole get together."
The 18-year-old has a talent for basketball. "Maisy's a real athlete, I mean for real," Biden said about his granddaughter's skills on the court, the Chicago Tribune reports.
The oldest child of the late Beau Biden and his widow Hallie, 16-year-old Natalie made several appearances during a video segment that played during the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention, including one where she helped introduce her grandmother, Jill. "I would say she’s not your average grandmother," Natalie said, laughing. "She's a prankster, she's very mischievous."
Natalie was just a toddler when Biden became vice president, and she grew up in the spotlight—often photographed with her doting grandfather.
Hunter, Beau's second child with Hallie, was born in 2006. The young teenager doesn't have any public social media accounts, but he has made several appearances alongside his famous grandfather. In 2008, he was photographed in Biden's arms as he accepted the vice presidential nomination, and in 2020, he appeared in a video with the other grandchildren reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Hunter Biden welcomed a baby boy in March.
In May 2019 Hunter married his partner Melissa Cohen and the couple welcomed a “beautiful and healthy baby boy” in March 2020, New York Post reported at the time.