Donald Trump: Business Mogul, TV Personality, and 45th President – Biography, Career, and Political Legacy

Donald Trump: Business Mogul, TV Personality, and 45th President - Biography, Career, and Political Legacy

Donald John Trump is the 45th President of the United States before Joe Biden. Before he entered politics, he was a businessman and famous television personality. He is a man with a view that the U.S. has much potential and will go on better than the achievements of the past. Before he entered politics, Trump was a businessman and television personality. In this article, we will get to know about the biography or early life, political, business, and media, career education of Donald Trump.

 

 

Birth, Early Life, Family, and Education 

He was born on June 14, 1946, in New York City at Jamaica Hospital. His parents were  Frederick Christ Trump and  Mary Anne MacLeod Trump and his father was a real estate developer while his mother was a housewife. He had done his schooling from kindergarten till seventh grade. And enrolled himself in the New York Military Academy at the age of 13. In 1964, he attended Fordham University and in May 1968, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance. 

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Business Career

After completing his graduation in 1968, he followed his father’s way and entered the world of real estate development. In 1971, he became the president of his father’s company, also made his mark all over New York City, and became one of the most prestigious personalities later on including many prestigious addresses like  Manhattan and, subsequently, throughout the world.

 

 

Media Career

He is also a well-accomplished author and has written more than 14 bestselDonabooks. His first book was “The Art Of The Deal”. This book was the New York Times best-selling for 48 weeks. And In the year  2003 he also co-produced and hosted a reality show, Named  “The Apprentice”. Which made him more famous moreover He played the role of a Chief Executive and many contestants competed for about a  year at the Trump Organization. Later on,  He also co-hosted a similar version of the reality show, The Celebrity Apprentice, where celebrities come to win money for charities. And He went as a guest about 24 times on the nationally syndicated radio show, Howard Stern Show. In 2011, he was given a weekly guest commentator spot on the Fox & Friend show which continued until he became a presidential candidate in 2015.

 

 

 Personal Life

He married Czech model, Ivana Zelníčková  in 1977. Later on, the couple gave birth to three children– Donald John Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Frederick Trump. But due to the allegations of Trump’s affair with actress Marla Maples, the couple divorced in 1992. Later on, He and Maples got married in 1993 and gave birth to Tiffany Ariana also got separated in 1999. And in the year 2005, Trump married Slovenian model Melania Knauss and gave birth to Barron Trump. 

 

 

Some Unknown Facts about Donald J. Trump

1. In 1982, he was on the Forbes list of wealthiest Individuals and the estimated share of his family was 200 million USD net worth.

2. In its 2020 In Billionaire ranking according to Forbes his net worth is 2.1 billion USD which makes him the first billionaire American President. 

3- According to a report by The New York Times in October 2018, Trump was a millionaire at the age of 8 because he borrowed at least 60 million USD from his father and failed to give back to him. 

4- He also hired many ghostwriters to write books on business, finance, or politics. One of His books, The Art of the Deal, was ghostwritten by Tony Schwartz. And this book is his second favorite book after the Bible. 

6- He has made cameo appearances in a total of eight films and TV shows.

 

 

Entry in Politics 

He entered the presidential elections race in 2015 as a Republic and campaigned on a platform of isolationism, economic nationalism, and anti-immigration. And also he defeated 16 other candidates in the Republican primary and then defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the general election and later on he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017.His presidency was marked by controversy and division.  He implemented many policies that were popular like tax cuts for the wealthy people. He banned Travel from many Muslim-majority countries and withdrew from the Paris Agreement on climate change.Later on, he was defeated by Joe Biden in 2020 although he made many fake claims that the election was not fair and in December 2019 he was charged with misconduct for abusing the Power.Trump has always remained in controversy since leaving his office and made many false claims about the 2020 elections. 

 

 

Supporters

His many supporters like him for his economic policies, his appointment of conservative judges, and his tough stance on immigration. We can’t make any decisions but only time can tell how Trump will be remembered. However, there is no doubt that he was a very transformative figure in American political history. He has always been a complex and contradictory figure although He is a successful businessman, a popular television personality, and a former president of the United States. He always praised and hated his works.

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