If you’ve been online this week, you’ll have seen at least one meme featuring US Vice-President Joe Biden.
The 73-year-old politician, whose nicknames include ‘Uncle-in-Chief’ and ‘Cup of Joe’, is featured pitching ideas to prank President-elect Donald Trump when he gets the keys to the White House next year.
Needless to say the memes have been shared on countless news sites around the world
So what’s behind his cult appeal?
Here’s a little bit more about the man behind the memes
He’s a Scranton man
Mr Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
He was first elected to the Senate in 1972 after becoming an attorney and then serving on the New Castle County council in 1970.
He became the sixth-youngest senator in US history
It’s not always been an easy life for the Vice-President
His wife Neilia and 13-month-old daughter Naomi were killed in a car crash in 1972, not long after he had been elected to the Senate.
His two sons survived the accident.
His son Beau Biden, who had battled brain cancer for several years, died in May last year.
He is married to second wife Jill Biden.
His son Hunter, who survived the car crash that killed his mother, is now a successful lawyer and businessman.
Did he ever want to be president?
He tried to get the Democratic presidential nomination
Last year Mr Biden announced he would not be making third bid for the presidency.
So why does the public love him?
He has a genuine friendship with President Barack Obama
Most presidential candidates choose someone they can imagine working well with.