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Donald Trump Biography

Donald Trump

Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946 in New York City, United States of America. Trump is son of a New York City real estate developer Fred Trump. His mother is Mary Anne was a Scottish immigrant. He was forth out of his fifth children of his parents. His nationality is American as he bears citizenship of United States. His ethnicity is white. 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 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. Later 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 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 United States and round the globe.

Donald Trump married Czech Republic model Ivana Zelníková in 1977. They have three children: Donald, Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. This couple got divorced in 1991 because of Trump long-running affair with actress Marla Maples. In December 21, 1993 Trump married Marla Maples. Trump and Maples have a child named Tiffany. They got divorced ending six years long relationship on June 8, 1999. In mid 90s there were also rumors of Trump linkage to model Kara Young.  Trump and model Melania Knauss started dating and begun a relationship after meeting in September 1998. Trump finally proposed Knauss on April 26, 2004. Trump finally got married on January 22, 2005 with Knauss as his third wife. The marriage arrangement 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. Trump has seven grand children, five from his sons and two from his daughters.

He has a charismatic personality with powerful voice. His height is 1.88 meters. He has a very high net worth of about 4.5 billion dollar according to Forbes in 2015. His net salary is above 250 million dollars. With presidential election of 2016 coming shortly his Twitter follower has been increased with very high rate. He often tweets in his authorized account.


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