Donald Trump is an American businessman, television producer and a politician who is the republican party nominee for president of the United States in the 2016 election.

Here are four other facts about Donald Trump you need to know

Age and place of birth

Donald Trump was born as Donald John Trump on June 14, 1946 in New York city, New York, US, to Mary Ann Trump and Fred Trump he was the youngest second child of five children and resides in Manhattan.

He is the president of the Trump organization and has appeared at the miss USA beauty pageant.


Trump first attended the Kew-Forest school, but due to his behaviour he was then transferred to New York military academy at the age of 13.

He finished his eighth grade and high school and attended Fordham University in the Bronx in 1964 for two years then had his Bachelors degree in economics from Wharton school of the university of Pennsylvania in May 1968.

Family Life

Donald Trump and wife Ivana Trump were married from 1977-1992, they had three children, two boys and a girl Donald jr, Ivanka and Eric before their divorce. Afterwards he married Maples who had a daughter for him Tiffany before they separated in May 1997. In 1998 Trump began a relationship with Melania Knauss, who became the third wife on January 22, 2005, she also gave birth to a boy which they named Barron William Trump.


Trump floated the idea of running for president in 1988, 2oo4 and 2012 and for governor of New York in 2006 and 2014, but did not enter those races.