10 Fun Facts About Donald Trump

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  • 10 Fun Facts About Donald Trump Happy 65th birthday to Donald Trump! The American real estate mogul who has a net worth of about $2.7 billion (at least that’s what he says), is known for his lavish lifestyle, big projects and bold statements.

    In honor of his birthday, we couldn’t help but share 10 things about The Donald that you might like to know:
  • Before Business Trump briefly considered going to film school before deciding to work in real estate with his father, Fred Trump. “Real estate was a much better business,” The Donald said, and eventually become the CEO of The Trump Organization. In his book ‘Trump: The Art of the Deal’, he said, “I decided that as long as I had to be in college, I might as well test myself against the best. I applied to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and I got in…I was also very glad to get finished. I immediately moved back home and went to work full time with my father.”
  • What He’s Known For Other than his big bucks empire, Trump is also known for that comb-over, especially when it sometimes turns orange.
  • Most Famous Expression “You’re fired!”

    Trump both produces and stars in his reality show ‘The Apprentice.’ In 2004, The Donald even filed a trademark application for his famous catchphrase so anytime anyone is told they are being fired, Trump could say they are quoting him.
  • Emmy Nominations Trump is a two-time Emmy Award nominee. He’s appeared in TV shows and movies like ‘Home Alone 2: Lost In New York’, ‘The Nanny’, ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ and ‘Days of Our Lives’ portraying guess who? Yes, The Donald.
  • His Biggest Fear: It has been reported that Trump is a big germophobe and does not like to shake hands. However, he denies these allegations, claiming that the phobia is nothing but “a rumor that the enemies say.” He made sure to repeatedly shake hands in public during a visit to New Hampshire earlier this year. But who knows how he really felt? Out of camera range, he probably had a gallon jar of hand sanitizer nearby. Kidding!
  • Secret Talent: Trump is a golfer with a with a low single-figure handicap. He can be found playing regularly at the four courses he owns and operates.
  • Most Famous Headline Talk about a bold statement! Back in 1991, Trump was the subject of a classic ‘New York Post’ headline when his second wife, Marla Maples, reported him to be ‘The Best Sex I Ever Had’. The editor of the paper at the time said he knew Trump would not sue.
  • Perfect Birthday Gifts Well, he’s already gotten Obama’s full birth certificate and a pizza date with Sarah Palin. So maybe he should run for President and have the chance of naming his jet Hair Force One.
  • Trump For President in 2012? Ah, Trump’s great election tease. In March, a ‘Wall Street Journal’/NBC News poll showed Trump to be the leading contender for the Republican nomination. Then on May 16th of this year, he announced that he would not be running after all, but took back the statement a week later, adding, “The country is so important, so vital that we choose the right person, and at this moment, I don't see that person.” In other words, the tease is still on.
  • His Family He has had several glamorous wives and five kids. In 1977, Trump married Ivana Zelnickova—together, they have three children: Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. After they divorced in 1992, Trump married Marla Maples, who is the mother of his fourth child, Tiffany. After they divorced in 1999, Trump married for a third time in 2005 to Melania Knauss (left), who is 24 years his junior. Together, they have one son, Barron.