A little Intro on Donald Trump Jr.
Donald John Trump Jr. known as Don Jr. is a renowned American businessman and former reality television personality. Further, Trump Jr. is popular for being the eldest son of 45th US President Donald Trump and his first wife Ivana Trump. In 2016, after the big success of his father’s campaign to become U.S. President, Trump Jr. and his younger brother Eric Trump was named as the directors of a trust which finally held the family business interests. Currently, Don Jr. along with his younger brother, Eric works as a trustee and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization.
Besides this, Don Jr. is highly known for his work on Paul Anka: The Music Man (2000), The Apprentice (2004) and A Dangerous Game (2014). Amusingly, he also served as a boardroom judge on the popular TV Show “The Apprentice”. For a second time on March 15, 2018, Trump got huge attention of the media when the divorce news with his wife Vanessa Trump came into the limelight.
How was his early childhood days?
Talking about his early childhood days, Donald Trump Jr. with his nickname Don Junior Mint was born on December 31, 1977, in New York City, New York, USA. Born as a powerful body eldest son, Don Jr. was American by his nationality with Zodiac sign Capricorn. Since his early age, the 5 feet and 0.835 inches good-looking guy was raised by the real estate mogul and current U.S. President Donald Trump and his former wife, Ivana. However, trump’s most of the days were spent with his maternal grandparents because of his busy parents. He frequently spent his summers camping, fishing, hunting and learning the Czech language with them located near Prague.
In his early age of 13, he had to face his parents’ split-up and his two younger siblings, Ivanka and Eric were sent to the boarding school. According to Ivanka, the reason behind their divorce was the extramarital affair of Donald Trump. After their divorce, Don Jr. kept distance for almost one year with his father. However he had a strong connection with his father and after some time period he again reconnected with his dad during summertime and helped as a dock attendant and with the renovation of the Seven Springs estate in Westchester County, New York. Don Jr. along with his two siblings also has two half-siblings, Tiffany, from his father’s second marriage with Marla Maples, and Barron, from his father’s current marriage with Melania Trump.
Some Glimpse on Educational Background
Now moving towards his educational background, Trump Jr. moved to boarding school with his younger brother Eric after his parents’ divorce. For high school education, he went to The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. And he did his degree in finance and real estate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. After receiving his degree, he moved to Aspen, Colorado, and spent his time on camping, skiing and bartending. After earning all the degree, in 2001 he finally returned to New York and joined his father at the Trump Organization.
Successful Career and Professional Life
Donald Trump Jr. is one of the most hardworking people and it’s really hard to be like Don. In one interview a former Trump advisor said that “I think Don gets it a lot. Everyone talks about Ivanka, but Don also has a lot of pressure on him. Everyone wants approval from the father, especially if the father is Trump. He has a special place in his heart for Ivanka. But Don is the eldest son, he’s named after him, he’s doing the nitty-gritty on the real estate, he’s got a lot of responsibility, and Trump is tough on everybody. He’s the alpha male. He sees his son as somebody he has to groom.” In 2010, when one of the Brazilian Journalist simply asked Jr. whether there was much pressure being Donald junior, he calmly replied, “There probably shouldn’t be. But there is for me because you want to please someone like that, and he’s a perfectionist. There’s definitely always that shadow that follows you around, like how is this guy, the son of someone so good at what he does, going to act?”
Donald Trump Jr., in the beginning, has supervised the development of Trump Place, a 17-building complex on Manhattan’s West Side. After then he moved on to projects which included 40 Wall Street and Tower, and Trump Park Avenue, a conversion of the former Hotel Delmonico in midtown Manhattan and Trump International Hotel in Chicago and Las Vegas. In 2010, he became one of the inspiring spokespeople for Cambridge Who’s Who, a public relations firm that had received hundreds of complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau. Further, he also served as a guest advisor and judge on many episodes on his father’s reality TV Show, The Apprentice, from Season 5 (2006) too his father’s last season in 2015.
On January 11, 2017, Donald Trump announced that his two sons Trump Jr. and Eric were named as the directors of a trust which finally held the family business interests. After getting the Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization, Trump Jr. was assigned with various new project acquisition and development for properties around the world. Just in recent years, he was assigned to oversee the development of buildings in Mumbai (India) and Vancouver (Canada) and fingered leasing arrangements for Trump Tower and 40 Wall Street in Manhattan. Presently, Don Jr. along with his younger brother, Eric served as a trustee and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization.
Married Life with Gorgeous former wife, Vanessa Haydon
Donald Trump Jr. and his former wife, Vanessa Haydon met for the first time at a fashion show held in 2003. After knowing each other they both started dating with the suggestion from his father, Donald Trump. The lovely couple finally knots on November 12, 2005, at the Trump Mar-a- Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. All the services were managed by Trump Jr.’s aunt, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry. The beautiful couple has altogether five children namely Donald Trump III (2009), Kai Madison Trump (2007), Tristan Milos Trump (2011), Spencer Frederick Trump (2012), and Chloe Sophia Trump (2014).
However, the pair didn’t last forever, after spending 12 years together, on March 15, 2018, Vanessa Trump filed for uncontested divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court. According to the New York Post, the filing was uncontested by her husband only for the custody of the children or their assets. However, later it was discovered that the divorce was contested. After so much disturbance, on February 22, 2019, the two finally announced that they were no longer together and settled their divorce at the end of 2018.
According to various rumors, in May 2018, it has been reported that Trump Jr. has been dating Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle who had been friends with his family for years.
Unknown Facts About Don Trump Jr.
Don Jr. is an enthusiastic game hunter. He learned his outdoor skills from his maternal grandfather, who was a role model for him. In 2010, he posted a picture of deceased wild animals that he had killed during an African hunting trip. Though the hunt was legal, many critics were outraged after seeing the pictures of him with a dead leopard in his arms. Again, in another picture, him holding a knife in one hand and a bloody elephant tail in another hand made everyone aggravated. Again, he became part of the Russia Controversy when The New York Times reported on July 9 that he took a meeting with a Russian lawyer who had told him he had damaging information about Hillary Clinton. In November 2017, the Atlantic Reported that during the election in 2016, Trump was in touch with WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy website that published wave after wave of damning information on Hillary Clinton’s campaign from hacked emails.
On Earth Day in 2017, Trump Jr. legally hunted prairie dogs in Montana along with GOP Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte. Interestingly, Don Jr. life is full of drama, talking about his youth days, he was once arrested for public intoxication in New Orleans. However, now Trump says he keeps himself a little bit away from alcohol.
Before talking about Trump Jr.’s net worth let us have a preview on his fruitful career. Don Jr. has an incredible net worth after having so much success in his career as a trustee and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization. Trump from an early age was living a lavish life with his businessman and television personality father and a model as a mother. And talking about the net worth of one of the billionaire person’s sons, Trump net worth has been estimated to be around $300 million.
Though being a powerful body’s kid, Trump Jr. Keeps himself high in the involvement of popular social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and so on which are emerging day by day. The dark brown haired and light brown eyes guy always prefers to talk related to his professional life rather than his private life. Being as a recognized face is followed by more than 1.6m on Facebook, around 1.6m followers on Instagram, and more than 3.4m followers on Twitter.