American actress, Marla Maples is the winner of several beauty pageants. Despite her contribution to the Hollywood, she is famously known as the second wife of the President of the US, Donald Trump. The couple married in 1993 and divorced in 1999. The couple shares a child together who lives with Maples after the divorce.
Early Life And Education Of Marla Maples
Marla Maples was born as Marla Ann Maples on October 27, 1963, in Cohutta, Georgia. Maples is American as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White. She is the daughter of mother, Lura Ann was a homemaker and model, and her father, Stanley Edward Maples, was a real estate developer. Marla’s mother died in 2014. She spent most of her childhood lavishly in Georgia. When she was young, she was diagnosed with Lyme disease.
#MothersDay years ago with my always glamorous momma Ann... we may have lived in a sweet little country town of 500 people but my mom always dressed us up like we were big city gals And bless her heart... by the end of the day she always had to brush all the tangles out of my hair from running so fast in the hills and fields with my boy cousins. #countrygirl #tomboy #lovemymomma
As per her bio-data, Maples attended Northwest Whitfield High School in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, where she was crowned the Homecoming Queen. During his schooling, he also used to play basketball and also used to serve as a cla s s secretary.
After graduating from the high school, Maples competed in several beauty pageants. She won the Miss Resaca Beach Poster Girl Contest in 1983. The following year, she became the runner-up to Miss Georgia USA and later won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic.
Marla Maples' Career
Theater, Movie, and TV
Marla Maples made his celebrity guest appearance in 1991 at WWF WrestleMania VII. The same year, Maples made another guest appearance in the hit series, Designing Women starring Dixie Carter and Annie Potts.
in 1994, Maples made a cameo appearance in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air with Donald Trump. Some of her film credits, Executive Decision (1996), For Richer or Poorer (1997), Happiness (1998), Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (1998), Black and White (1999), and Two of Hearts (1999) among others.
In 2016, Maples participated in the reality dancing show, Dancing with the Stars, season 22 where she partnered with Tony Dovolani. Besides, Maples co-hosted Miss Universe Pageant, and 1997 Miss USA Pageant.
Marla Maples' Net Worth
Marla Maples has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Maples make money from her career.
Maples is involved in several charity works and supports several non-profit organizations.
Marla Maples' Personal Life
Maples became the main reason for the bitter divorce between Donald Trump and Ivanka Zelníková. There were rumors that the infamous Donald Trump was in cheating his then spouse, Ivana with Marla. They were frequently seen in the public in the 1990s. As per Ivanka's book, Raising Trump, she met Maples for the first time at a ski resort when she was having lunch with her children and family. Ivanka and Trump divorced in 1992.
The following year, Maples and Trump got married at the Plaza Hotel, New York in the presence of thousand guests. The couple shares a daughter, Tiffany Ariana who was born on 13th October 1993. After living together for six years, the couple separated in 1999. The custody of their child was given to Maples.
In an interview with People, Maples told about Trump and their child,
''Her daddy is a good provider with education and such, but as far as time, it was just me. Her father wasn’t able to be there with day-to-day skills as a parent. He loves his kids. There’s no doubt. But everything was a bit of a negotiation.''
After the divorce, she dated Michael Mailer. Later on, Maples began having an affair with Anand Jon. They were in a relationship for 2 years before Marla began dating Andy Baldwin. The relationship lasted for a year. Marla has been single since and is more focused on her career & her child.
Here is the video where Marla Maples talks about her marriage with Donald Trump:
by Bchrome, 30 Mar, 2016