We all know the face of the 45th President of the United States of America, who’s been elected on this 8th of November; but do you really know his programm? his political party? or even his life before the presidential election?
Donald Trump :
- Born and rased in New York in 1946 (70 years old). Trump is of German ancestry on his father’s side and Scottish ancestry on his mother’s side; all four of his grandparents were born in Europe.
- Son of Fred Trump, property developer of New York and cofoundator of Elizabeth Trump & Son
- Bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968
- In 1971 he was given control of his father Fred Trump’s real estate and construction firm and later renamed it The Trump Organization, rising to public prominence shortly thereafter.
- President of the organization in 1973. That year, he and his father drew wider attention when the Justice Department alleged that they were discriminating against blacks who wanted to rent apartments, rather than merely screening out people based on low income as the Trumps stated.
- Well-know for building his Empire and his reputation alongside prestigious towers which are usually named « Trump ». Most of them, such as the Trump Tower, are situated in New York’s state; there are mostly skyscraper but there’s also casinos, for instance The Big Casino in Atlantic City, The Trump Taj-Mahal
- Trump has appeared at the Miss USA pageants, which he owned from 1996 to 2015, and has made cameo appearances in films and television series.
- He sought the Reform Party presidential nomination in 2000, but withdrew before voting began.
- He hosted and co-produced The Apprentice, a reality television series on NBC, from 2004 to 2015.
- Listed by Forbes as the 324th wealthiest person in the world, and 113th in the United States, with a net worth of $4.5 billion. Trump himself claimed his net worth was over $10 billion