Donald Trump Net Worth in 2017: $4.1 billion
Full name: Donald John Trump, Sr.
Date of birth: 1946-06-14 (70 years)
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Residence: New York, USA
Marital Status: Married
Children: Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Donald Trump, Jr., Tiffany Trump, Barron Trump
Education: Fordham University, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Salary: $60000000 / year
Ethnicity: German, Scottish
Height: 1.91 m (6'2 ft)
Donald Trump biography
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Born on June 14, 1946, Donald John Trump is an American business magnate, investor, author, politician and television personality.
Chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts, the billionaire is currently running for the office of President of the United States.
Other Trump properties include Trump World Tower valued at $290 million, Trump Tower valued at $288 million and multiple Trump resort casinos located around the U.S.
Donald Trump has a net worth of $4.1 billion due to his real estates and investments.
The billionaire started his career at his father’s real estate company and one of the first projects was the the revitalization of the foreclosed Swifton Village apartment complex in Cincinnati, Ohio, which his father had purchased for $5.7 million in 1962.
He financed the construction of his 3rd casino, Taj Mahal valued at $1 billion, a casino which emerged from bankruptcy on October 5, 1991, with the billionaire ceding 50% ownership in the casino to the original bondholders in exchange for lowered interest rates on the debt and more time to pay it off.
Donald Trump, popularly known as The Donald, has established the Trump name and brand in other industries as well: Trump Financial (a mortgage firm), Trump Restaurants, GoTrump (an online travel website), Trump Golf, Trump Productions (a TV production company), Trump The Game (1989 board game), Trump Books, Trump Vodka, Trump Steaks and many more.
In 2011, Trump purchased stock in Bank of American, Caterpillar Inc., Intel, Citigroup, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson, and he also added shares of Facebook.
In the medie, the billionaire is a 2-time Emmy Award-nominated personality and has made appearances in several TV series and films such as ‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York’, ‘The Nanny’, ‘Days of Our Lives’, ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’.
Donald Trump Net Worth 2015
In 2003, he became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show called ‘The Apprentice’ and, for the first year of the show, he was paid $50.000 per episode.
In 2007, Trump received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to ‘The Apprentice’.
On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States in the 2016 elections and his announcement speech included the song ‘Rocking in the Free World’ by Neil Young.
Obviously, he attracted reaction from opponents regarding comments on undocumented illegal immigration while announcing his candidacy.
He stated: ‘The Mexican Government is forcing their most unwanted people into the United States. They are, in many cases, criminals, drug dealers, rapists, etc.
This was evident just this week when, as an example, a young woman in San Francisco was viciously killed by a 5 time deported Mexican with a long criminal record, who was forced back into the United States because they didn’t want him in Mexico.
This is merely one of thousands of similar incidents throughout the United States. In other words, the worst elements in Mexico are being pushed into the United States by the Mexican government.
The largest suppliers of heroin, cocaine and other illicit drugs are Mexican cartels that arrange to have Mexican immigrants trying to cross the borders and smuggle in the drugs.
The Border Patrol knows this. Likewise, tremendous infectious disease is pouring across the border. The United States has become a dumping ground for Mexico and, in fact, for many other parts of the world.
On the other hand, many fabulous people come in from Mexico and our country is better for it. But these people are here legally, and are severely hurt by those coming in illegally.
I am proud to say that I know many hard working Mexicans—many of them are working for and with me…and, just like our country, my organization is better for it.‘
The official slogan of his campaign is ‘We are going to make our country great again‘.
So how much is Donald Trump worth? All his hard work took Donald Trump Net Worth 2015 to $4.1 billion.
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