Before entering politics, Trump was a famous television personality and wealthy businessman. Now he’s the 45th president of the USA! Here’s 18 interesting and fun facts about Donald Trump…
To many people’s surprise, Donald Trump won the US election to became the 45th President of the USA on the 9th November 2016.
His parents sent young Donald to the New York Military Academy at 13 years old. It’s said that the academy could be a brutal place where threats and force were used to keep order.
By the time Trump was 27, he had already owned 14,000 apartments and was running the Trump Management Corporation.
He’s a germaphobe who does not like to shake hands.
As of 2017, at least 24 women have accused Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual behaviour in several incidents over the last 30 years.
Donald Trump owns and operates 17 golf courses around the world including those in Dubai, USA, Scotland and many more.
Not many people know this but Trump made a brief appearance in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Trump does not smoke nor drink alcohol because he had seen how much his older brother Fred Trump Jr struggled with these addictions which ultimately led to his death.
As of September 2019, Donald Trump reportedly had a total net worth of $3.1 billion.
Donald Trump is of German and Scottish ancestry.
Trump Tower, Las Vegas, United States
The Trump Family
His family’s name was originally Drumpf or Drumpft but changed to Trump when the Thirty Years’ War occurred in 1600s.
Trump has been married three times. His first wife was Ivana Zelnickova from 1977-1991, his second wife was Marla Maples from 1993-1999 and his current wife is Melania Knauss who he married in 2005.
He has two daughters and three sons: Ivanka, Tiffany, Donald Jr, Eric and Barron Trump.
Over the years, Trump’s political party affiliations have changed numerous times. He was registered as a Republican in 1987. He then changed to the Independence party in 1999, and then changed to a Democrat in 2001. He then changed back to a Republican in 2009 but in 2011, he left the party again and didn’t wish to enroll in any party but that didn’t last long as in 2012, he re-joined the Republican party once again!
Trump has never filed for personal bankruptcy but between 1991 and 2009, he had been filed for bankruptcy six times for his business properties.
Trump is one of the least charitable billionaires in the world and has donated only $3.7 million to his own charity over a period of 20 years, which is less than the $5 million the WWE donated to his charity in 2007 alone!