Howard Krein is a well-known plastic surgeon who made his way to the limelight due to his own efforts in the medical field. However, he is popular as the son-in-law of the 46th president of the United States Joe Biden.

Picture of Howard Krein
Caption: Picture of Howard Krein (Photo: media)

Howard Krein Parents

In the year 1996, Howard Krein was born to parents Stanley Krein (father) and mother Bunny Lipner Krein. His full name is Howard David Krein and birthplace is Cherry Hill, New Jersey. His father Stanley worked as an insurance executive and former director of marketing at Aetna. 

But his mother Bunny worked as a physician assistant in cardiology at Cooper University Hospital. Having American nationality, Howard is of white ethnicity.

Her Education & Internship

Howard graduated from Rutgers University located in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in neuroscience. In the year 1996, he completed a doctoral degree in cell and development biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

In the year 2000, Krein graduated from medical school at Thomas Jefferson University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Also, he has completed his internship in emergency medicine and general surgery and a residency in otolaryngology at Jefferson. Then he has finished reconstructive surgery and a fellowship in facial plastic at the Medical College of Virginia located in Richmond, Virginia.

Who is Howard Krein Wife? His Wedding

On 2nd June 2012, Howard Krein exchanged wedding vows with his wife Ashley Biden. Their wedding ceremony held at St Joseph in Greenville, Del on the Brandywine Church officiated by the Roman Catholic Priest, Rev David F Murphy. In the presence of 500 distinguished guests, Howard and his wife Ashley tied the wedding knot. Their lavish wedding ceremony took place in the state of Washington.

Caption: Howard Krein with his wife Ashley Biden in their wedding dress (Photo: The Times of Israel) 

His wife Ashley American social worker, activist, philanthropist, and fashion designer but popular as the daughter of the 46th president of the United States Joe Biden. Krein and his wife Biden yet to be blessed with kids or children. They have been living a blissful married life living together in New Jersey, United States.

What is the Net Worth of Howard Krein? 

As per reports, Howard Krein has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million. He is a popular doctor who might be earning more than the average salary i.e $313,000 per year according to a Medscape Report. 

As per reports, he earns around $750 thousand over the course of a year working as an aplastic surgeon. Howard's father-in-law Joe Biden has an estimated net worth of $9 Million. In the year 2016, he earned $1.5 Million. He earned over $11 million mainly from book advances in the year 2017.

Howard Krein Height

Howard Krein stands at a height of 1.7 meters tall or 5 feet 9 inches. He has a slim body that weighs around 127 pounds or 58kg. Howard has dark brown eyes as well as hair. 


As an otolaryngologist in facial and reconstructive surgery, Howard started his career. Then he worked as a volunteer at the International Hospital in Belize for Children, operating on children with facial deformities. Also, he had worked as a volunteer with Faces of Honor. While working with Faces of Honor, he performs reconstructive surgery for victims of domestic violence and veterans of the War in Afghanistan and the Iraqi conflict.

Ashley Biden posing for the picture just before surgery
Caption: Ashley Biden posing for the picture just before surgery (Photo: Instagram)

Howard worked as the Senior Director of Health Policy and Innovation at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in the year 2016. Also, he is a founding partner and co-director of the hospital's Herbert Kean Center for Facial Aesthetics. Then he worked as a Chief Medical Officer at StartUp Health, previously Organized Wisdom, a venture capital and health technology firm since 2011.
Also, Krein was on the Board of Directors of the Biden Cancer Initiative from the year 2017 to 2019. Then he became an advisor to the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign on its COVID-19 pandemic response. His company StartUp Health has been running an initiative to invest in healthcare startups offering solutions to the global pandemic since March 2020. 

Picture of Howard Krein with her co-workers
Caption: Picture of Howard Krein with her co-workers (Photo: nyt)

 executive of health technology in the Biden campaign has led to speculation about a conflict of interest. Then he stated that he does not have a formal role in the Biden campaign but has participated in briefings on the coronavirus based on his experience treating patients. Also, he coordinated Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's response to the outbreak.