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IN Celebrities ON 24 Mar, 2016
Donald Trump- he's a man who needs NO introduction at all. He has been a great point of attraction for his hilarious comments during his speeches. No doubt, he's a candidate for the upcoming United States Presidency but does he really fit for it? He is one of the most controversial people in the world. If he becomes The President of US, then in actual, United States will not be the United States anymore. There have been many anonymous posts that are going viral showing Donald in a negative light. Moreover, people don't want to miss any chance to crack a joke on him.
Trump has been known as a billionaire, a business magnate, a politician, a real estate developer, a reality television personality and you all very well know the strongest candidate running for the candidacy of United States' President 2016. He has always been exposed to media for whatsoever role he has played.
Apart from his personal life and comedies, there are some uncommon facts about him. Let us know him better.
In his recent speeches, he mentioned "illegal immigration." Trump's mother, Mary-Anne Macleod, was a Scottish immigrant while his paternal grandparents migrated from Germany.
Everyone learns from their parents, so does he. Donald Trump was combed to succeed in real estate just because of his father- NYC developer Fred Trump. Trump worked at his father's firm while attending the Wharton School at UPenn. Again, he joined his firm after completing his graduation.
Trump slammed Sen. John McCain, a decorated Vietnam War veteran. He acclaimed, McCain wasn't a war hero because he was captured by the North Vietnamese.
Trump moved to Manhattan and started catching the attention of the public with his bold architectural designs on larger building projects in 1971.
Being just 27, Trump was enjoying the glory. He was running the Trump Management Corporation out of Brooklyn and commanded company's 14,000 apartments across Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.
In an article published in the New York Times in 1976, columnist Judy Klemerud illustrates that Donald is extensively mocked for his signature comb-over. Such as, "He's tall, lean and blond, with dazzling white teeth, and he looks ever so much like Robert Redfort". He dates serpentine fashion models, belongs to the most opulent club. At being in his 30's, it is estimated that he is worth "more than $200 Million"
In 1977, Donald married Ivana, a model and as an alternate, in the Czech Olympic Ski Team. The next year, they had their first child. Ivana was densely involved in the family business and she was named as the Vice President in charge of design.
In 1978, Trump abashed Edward I. Koch, the then mayor of NY, by disclosing the information about real estate deal to the media. Firstly mayor said to New York Times, reporting that a new convention center would be built on land on which Donald Trump had a right to buy, was baseless. But a month later then, Trump proved his innocence when his site was revealed as the one chosen for the project.
It was a great impression in 1986 when Trump affirmed the management of the repairs to the Wollman Rink in Central Park. It was expected to take about 2.5 years which had already lagged by 6 years but he completed it within 3 months and that too came in $750,000 under budget.
In 1988, Trump acquired the Taj Mahal Casino and it was then that early warning signs of looming doom for his business became apparent. Trump also financed his third casino build primarily with junk bonds in a much-scorned deal that contributed to his eventual business bankruptcy.
By 1991, Donald Trump had compiled a great deal of debt and was forced to share his assets, properties and toys among banks to which he owed billions. TIME magazine reported that Citicorp took some retail business and an airline, American Express got his 282-foot Yacht and Bankers Trust was left with the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan.
The late 90's turned out far better for Trump, who completed construction on the immense and remarkable Trump World Tower across from UN Headquarters in 2001.
In 2005, Donald "sued the writer of a book" for presenting anonymous sources as saying Donald Trump's net worth ranged from $150 Million to $250 Million. He claimed that flawed information caused him to lose on deals globally.
The Trump Brand, as disclosed by The Donald, spans a wide variety of industries including hospitality, model management, entertainment, mortgages, transportation, restaurants and catering, ice cream, online travel, real estate, menswear, fragrance, golf, home furnishings, vodka and more.
In his book, "Time to Get Tough: Making America #1 Again" (published in 2011), he announced a professionally prepared financial statement clenching his own net worth at $7 Billion, in addition to feed the controversy over his true net worth.
Donald has received 2 Emmy nods for his work in television.
Donald Trump has played his part in sports as well. Once, he served as a financial adviser to Mike Tyson. In 1983, he purchased US Football League's New Jersey General and sold it but before the 1984 season he bought it back.