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Donald Trump Biography

Donald Trump

Synopsis

Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States. He was elected as president on January 20, 2017. He has served as a businessman and television personality before entering politics.

Early Life and Education

Trump was as Donald John Trump on June 14, 1946, in New York City, United States of America. He is the son of a New York City real estate developer, Fred Trump. His mother is Mary Anne was a Scottish immigrant.  He holds an American nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity. 

Trump is the fourth out of his fifth children of his parents. His sister, Maryanne Trump Barry is a United States federal judge. 

Trump joined Fordham University in the Bronx for two years. Later he was transferred to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania which had few real estate studies departments in U.S. academia.

In 1968, Trump earned Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He began his business career with real estate Company Elizabeth Trump and Son, whose owner was his own father. This company focused on middle-class rental housing.

Career

In 1971, he moved to Manhattan and involved in larger building projects. He got public attention when he was accused by Justice Department of violations of the Fair Housing Act. In 1975 this charge was settled.

Trump officially declared his candidacy for United States president of 2016 on June 16, 2015, from his headquarters in Trump Tower. His official slogan for the campaign is We are going to make our country great again.

From 2003 as being the executive producer, he hosted the NBC reality show The Apprentice. In which the competitors fight for a high-level management job in one of Trump's commercial enterprises.

Trump also hosted WrestleMania events and has been an active participant in several shows of World Wrestling Entertainment. Trump has also been crazy about sports he has invested several sports events. Trump was the former owner of the New Jersey Generals football club USFL.

His organization Trump Organization has many golf courses and resorts running in the United States and around the globe.

Personal Life 

Trump has reached the age of 71 now. He has five children from his three marriages. He is the grand father of eight grand children.

Trump married Czech Republic model, Ivana Zelníková on April 7, 1977. They have three children: Donald, Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. This couple divorced in 1991 because of Trump long-running affair with an actress, Marla Maples.

In December 21, 1993, Trump married Marla Maples. Trump and Maples have a child named Tiffany. The couple divorced on June 8, 1999. Tiffany was raised by her mother after the divorce.

In the mid 90s, there were also rumored of Trump linkage to model, Kara Young. Soon after, he started dating and model, Melania Knauss and began a relationship after meeting in September 1998. Trump finally proposed Knauss on April 26, 2004.

Trump finally married Knauss as his third wife on January 22, 2005. The wedding ceremony took place at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, on the island of Palm Beach, Florida.

In 2006, Knauss gave birth to son Trump's fifth child, Barron William Trump. He has eight grand children.

Net Worth and Salary

He has a charismatic personality with the powerful voice. His height is 1.88 meters. He has a very high net worth of about $3.5 billion as of 2017. His net salary is above $250 million.

Social Media

Trump is active on Twitter. With presidential election of 2016 coming shortly his Twitter follower has been increased with the very high rate. He often tweets in his authorized account.

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