Now, when he is running for presidency, each his step is studied and analyzed by his opponents. And now everyone asks a question, if Donald Trump Company is a result of his hard work and right decisions or it is just braggadocio and inherited money. In any case, Donald Trump entrepreneur is known all over the world as well as Donald Trump the reality star. It is necessary to study Donald Trump bio to come to the conclusion.
Donald Trump Childhood and Education
Donald John Trump was born in 1946 on the 14th of June. He was the son of Fred Trump and Mary MacLeod. Donald has German ancestry from his mother’s side. Mary met the builder Fred in New York, when she was 17. The girl went there for a concert and during the show got acquainted with Fred. She stayed in New York and they started dating. Six years later the couple got married. They gave a birth to five children. Thus Donald had two brothers and two sisters.
All the children were talented and hard working, but Donald was the most active and aggressive from them. His parents had a lot of troubles with Donald’s irritating nature. At the same time his father, who owned a real estate company, understood Donald is the only one of his children, who can rule his company. Donald Trump early life was connected with conflicts and scandals. That’s why his parents sent him to New York Military Academy at the age of 13. Later the business mogul said, the years in Academy taught him to survive and to win. There he became the leader among the student. Young Trump developed his athletic skills. He graduated from Academy in 1964. Several years later he got Bachelor Degree of economy and lots of enthusiasm to make great career.
After graduating Donald Trump started to work in his father’s company.
Donald Trump Career
Most of people, who admire Donald Trump real estate Empire, consider him as a self made man. But it is an exaggeration. In fact, his father, Fred Trump, had a company, which built apartments and houses for the middle class representatives. His company was worth $200 million and his son, Donald Trump, inherited $40 million from him. Thus Donald Trump business was based on his father’s successful company and business connections of his family. That’s why Donald Trump is not considered as zero made man.
But he was the first one in his father’s company, who offered to build apartments for the richest people in USA, for those who are in top list. They are ready to get luxurious houses and apartments and don’t save money when make the deal.
Donald Trump wealth started to grow in 1971, when he inherited his father’s company. He named it “Trump Organization”. Soon the future billionaire moved to Manhattan and was involved in building business there. His first huge project was the reconstruction of the Hyatt Hotel, which he renamed for the Grand Hyatt. The hotel became the piece of luxury, the richest people stopped there. Donald Trump gradually was becoming popular.
It is interesting to know that not everything in Donald Trump career was so successful. In 1990 he was close to bankruptcy and had $1 billion of personal debt. His companies also had a debt close to $4 billion.
Donald didn’t fall in despair. It took him several years to renew his wealth. Thus Donald Trump became a sample for many people all over the world.
Nowadays Donald Trump is the owner of great business Empire. He has a part in running of more than 500 companies. Donald Trump is the owner of hotels and casinos. He also has his line of clothes, his talk show, his trade mark of vodka and mineral water etc. Donald Trump tries to add his name to each of his companies and to every project. He has become so called walking brand.
In 1997 Donald Trump made an attempt to run for presidency. He withdrew his candidacy but in summer 2015 he announced his intention to run for the post again. Now he is one of the most popular candidates. He is also the author of several books. Thus Donald Trump autobiography is sold everywhere. There he tells the secrets of his success.
Donald Trump Personal Life
Donald Trump house is situated at Manhattan in New York. He lives there with his current spouse, Melania, a model, and their son, Barron.
It is the third wife of the celebrity and politician.
He got married for the first time in 1977. His wife was a model Ivana Trump. Now she is also popular as a star of reality show. Donald and Ivana had three children. They are Donald John Trump Jr, Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump.
Later Donald divorced with his wife and married for the second time in 1993. His wife was Marla Maples. They got divorced 4 years later. Marla was a mother of Donald’s daughter, Tiffany Ariana Trump.
Finally in 2005 he married a Slovenian model. Melania Trump is now 45 years old and she is 24 years younger than her husband. In 2006 she gave a birth to their son, Barron.
Now Donald Trump has five children and six grandchildren. He is still a busy person, who runs for Presidency and wins it! Congratulations to 45th President of United States of America – Donald Trump.