Capital: € 2.8 billion
Age: 73
Born: June 14, 1946
Country of origin: United States of America
Source of wealth: Politics, real estate
Last updated: 2022


Donald Trump is an American entrepreneur, entertainer and has been the President of the United States since January 2017.

Early life

Trump was born in the borough of Queens in New York City in June 1946. He is the fourth of 5 children. His father Fred C. Trump was a real estate entrepreneur, his mother Mary Anne MacLeod was a fisherman’s daughter of Scottish descent. As the son of a respected real estate entrepreneur, Trump grew up feeling superior to peers. His dominant strengthened him in this belief and sharpened him that he should act like a “killer”.

Donald Trump attended the Kew Forest School in Queens. Trump was already noticeable in preschool age because of his aggressive behavior towards other children, which did not change in school. Trump often had to be detained in school due to his behavior. In sports, Trump stood out for his outstanding performance. He was very talented in baseball. Trump was sent by his father to the New York Military Academy about 100 km away in 1959. The goal was for Donald Trump to be disciplined. It was only then that Trump developed a will for good academic performance, and he was elected captain of the baseball team. Trump graduated from high school in 1964.


Trump studied economics from 1964 to 1964, attended Fordham University in New York and the Wharton School in Philadelphia. After that, Trump wanted to be deployed in the Vietnam War, but was not called up for military service for medical reasons. Trump already worked in his father’s Trump Management company while still a student.

After completing his studies, Donald Trump joined his father’s company full-time, and in 1971 he took over the management of the company. In 1977 Trump married his first wife, the Czech model Ivana Winklmayr. Trump’s first major project is the Hotel Grand Hyatt New York. Pretending to be false facts, Trump succeeded in attracting investors to the project and completing the building as a first-class hotel in 1980. The Trump Tower made the final ascent to fame. It was originally an old department store on 5th Avenue. The building was ready for occupancy as early as 1983, and Steven Spielberg and Michael Jackson were among the apartment buyers. The building has 51 floors and is 202 meters high. Some of the shops were rented for up to 1 million dollars a year.

Donald Trump was also known for his penchant for gambling. Trump acquired the license for 3 casinos in Atlantic City. In 1984 the Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino was completed with 39 floors, it was the tallest building in the city. Trump acquired another building from the Hilton Corporation, christened it the Trump Castle Hotel and Casino, and took over the management of his wife Ivana. Trump also acquired the Taj Mahal in 1987. Ultimately, the casinos were a losing deal for Donald Trump. For the first time, Trump was unable to meet its liabilities in 1990, with $ 3.2 billion in debt. Despite his debts, Donald Trump managed to maintain the image of a successful businessman.

In 1995 Trump founded a public company and went public. In 2002, Trump was hired by Mark Burnett as an entertainer for the reality show The Apprentice. It was more than the perfect opportunity to make the Trump brand even better known. Trump showed his talent as a showmaster for many unimagined, millions of viewers were thrilled by his appearance. His saying “You are fired” became famous. The show became more and more popular and Trump quickly learned as an entertainer, thanks to his popularity he was increasingly invited to talk shows. Until 2015, Donald Trump was the absolute star on the show The Apprentice.

In June 2015, Trump ran for President of the United States. In November 2016, Trump was actually appointed President and moved into the White House at the age of 70.

Career highlights

-Trump took over the management of his father’s company in 1971
-1977: Completion of the Hotel Grand Hyatt New York
– Construction of the Trump Tower in 1983
-2002 commitment to the reality show The Apprentice
-2015 Trump is running for president, in November 2016 he will be appointed president

Famous quotes

“You are fired”
“The nice thing about me is that I am very rich.”
“Global warming was invented by and for the Chinese to make US production uncompetitive!”
“I know about China. After all, they have a bank with me in the tower. ”

Success tips

“Take care of your ego!”
“Make a marriage contract.”
“You should hire a great assistant.”
“Ask for a raise at the right time.”


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