Donald Trump

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Donald Trump
Born June 14, 1946 (1946-06-14) (age 67)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Fordham University
University of Pennsylvania
Occupation  • Chairman and president of The Trump Organization
 • Chairman of Trump Plaza Associates, LLC
 • Chairman of Trump Atlantic City Associates
 • Host of The Apprentice
Years active 1968–present
Salary $60 million
Net worth Increase $3.5 billion
Political party Republican (Before 1999; 2009–2011; 2012-present)
Reform Party (1999–2001)[1]
Democratic (2001–2009)[2]
Independent (2011–2012)[3]
Religion Presbyterianism
Spouse Ivana Zelníčková (1977–1992)
Marla Maples (1993–1999)
Melania Knauss (2005–present)
Children Donald
Ivanka
Eric
Tiffany
Barron
Signature
Website
Official website

Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman. Much of his money was made in real estate in New York City, Las Vegas, and Atlantic City. He owns the Miss Universe pageant. He was the star in his own reality show The Apprentice. Trump has talked about possibly running for President of the United States in 2012, but later decided against it.

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Trump was born in Queens, New York City, New York. He is a son of Fred Trump, and his wife, Mary Anne (nee MacLeod), who married in 1936. His mother was born on the Isle of Lewis, off the west coast of Scotland.[4] Donald was one of five children. Donald's oldest brother, Fred Jr., died in 1981 at the age of 43.[5] Trump's paternal grandparents were German immigrants.[6] His grandfather, Frederick Trump (ne 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)[7] at Kallstadt, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany, on August 26, 1902. They had three children.

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