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.
It’s reported that 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!
Donald Trump loves to drink DietCoke. It’s reported that he drinks roughly 12 cans of Diet Coke per day… that’s a lot of soda! He’s also a huge fan of fast food such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and KFC. He loves McDonald’s so much, that he’s even asked the White House to recreate the food!
Trump was born into a wealthy family. Over his lifetime, Trump has received at least $413 million from his father, Fred Trump.
It’s said that the average American pays $9,000 a year in taxes. In late September 2020 The New York Times reported that Donald Trump made “chronic losses” and had “years of tax avoidance”, paying no income tax at all in 10 of the last 15 years, and paid just $750 in 2016.
On 2nd October 2020, President Trump announced on Twitter that he and the First Lady, Melania Trump had contracted Coronavirus.
In November 2020, the American public voted Joe Biden to become the 46th president of the USA, ousting Donald Trump from the White House.
This makes Trump the only US president since the 1990s to only sit just one term.
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