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Donald Trump Biography

Birth Name:
Donald John Trump
Birth Place:
Queens, New York, United States
Real-estate developer, executive producer, TV-series host, author, politician

Fast Facts

  • Developer of real-estate complexes and skyscrapers, including Trump Tower, Trump Place Apartments and Trump Casino & Resorts
  • Began his business career in an office he shared with his father (also a successful real-estate developer) in Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn
  • Author of a number of best-selling books
  • Was forced to file bankruptcy in 1990 after a loss of over two-thirds of his net worth, or $1
  • 5 billion
  • Eventually he recovered and returned his net worth to $3 billion
  • Reportedly received $3 million per episode for The Apprentice
  • Ran for president in 2016, as a Republican, eventually winning the race and becoming the 45th President of the United States


  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: nominated