Donald Trump

Topics: Donald Trump, Trump Organization, Ivana Trump Pages: 18 (6750 words) Published: January 5, 2013
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Donald Trump|

Donald Trump, February 2011|
Born| Donald John Trump
(1946-06-14) June 14, 1946 (age 66)
Queens, New York City,
New York, U.S.|
Residence| Trump Tower, Manhattan|
Nationality| American|
Alma mater| Fordham University
The Wharton School (B.S.)|
Occupation| * Chairman and president of The Trump Organization[1] * Chairman of Trump Plaza Associates, LLC[2] * Chairman of Trump Atlantic City Associates[2] * Host of The Apprentice| Years active| 1968–present|

Salary| $60 million (2010–11)[2]|
Net worth| $3.1 Billion(2012)[2][3][4]|
Political party| Independent (2011–present)[5]
Republican (1987–99; 2009–11)
Democratic (2001–09)[6]
Reform Party (1999–2000)[7]|
Religion| Presbyterian[8]|
Spouse(s)| Ivana Trump (m. 1977–1992) «start: (1977)–end+1: (1993)»"Marriage: Ivana Trump to Donald Trump" Location: (linkback:// Marla Maples (m. 1993–1999) «start: (1993)–end+1: (2000)»"Marriage: Marla Maples to Donald Trump" Location: (linkback:// Trump (m. 2005) «start: (2005)»"Marriage: Melania Trump to Donald Trump" Location: (linkback://| Children| Donald Trump Jr. (b. 1977)

Ivanka Trump (b. 1981)
Eric Trump (b. 1984)
Tiffany Trump (b. 1993)
Barron Trump (b. 2006)|
Signature| |
Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is an American business magnate, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts.[1] Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner, and role on the NBC reality show The Apprentice have made him a well-known celebrity who was No. 17 on the 2011 Forbes Celebrity 100 list.[2] Trump is the son of Fred Trump, a wealthy New York City real-estate developer.[9] He worked for his father's firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, while attending the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1968 officially joined the company.[10] He was given control of the company in 1971 and renamed it The Trump Organization.[11][12] In 2010, Trump expressed an interest in becoming a candidate for President of the United States in the 2012 election,[13][14] though in May 2011, he announced he would not be a candidate.[15][16] In December 2011, Trump was suggested as a possible Vice Presidential selection by Michele Bachmann, if she were to win the Republican nomination.[17] Contents * 1 Early life and education * 2 Personal life * 2.1 Christianity * 2.2 Family * 3 Business career * 3.1 Real estate developments * 3.2 Legal affairs * 4 Business ventures * 4.1 Trump branding and licensing * 4.2 Other ventures * 4.2.1 Scottish golf course controversy * 4.3 Beauty pageants * 5 Entertainment media * 5.1 The Apprentice * 5.2 World Wrestling Entertainment * 6 Political activity * 6.1 2000s * 6.2 2012 politics and potential presidential candidacy * 6.3 Barack Obama disputes * 6.3.1 "Birther" theory * 6.3.2 Obama's re-election * 7 Bibliography * 8 References * 9 Further reading| Early life and education

Trump was born in Queens, New York City, New York. He is a son of Fred Trump, and his wife, Mary Anne (MacLeod), who married in 1936. His mother was born on the Isle of Lewis, off the west coast of Scotland.[18] Donald was one of five children. Donald's oldest brother, Fred Jr., died in 1981 at the age of 43.[19] Trump's paternal grandparents were German immigrants.[20] His grandfather, Frederick Trump (né Friedrich Drumpf), emigrated to the United States in 1885 and became a naturalized American citizen in 1892. Frederick married Elisabeth Christ (October 10, 1880 – June 6, 1966)[21] at Kallstadt, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, on August 26, 1902. They had three children. Trump attended The Kew-Forest...
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