Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946. He was raised in New York City, and has 4
siblings, 3 older and 1 younger.
He studied Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and in 1971 he took over his father’s
real estate and Construction Company.
His success as a businessman and entrepreneur made him a billionaire by building office towers,
casinos, golf courses, and hotels all over the world.
Career and Controversy
Donald Trump has had a varied and sometimes controversial career. He owned the Miss USA
beauty pageants from 1996 to 2015, has appeared in movies and television series and hosted a
reality show from 2004 to 2015.
President of The United States
In June 2015, Trump announced his campaign as the Republican Party candidate to become President.
In 2016 Forbes Magazine listed him as the 324th wealthiest person in the world.
On November 8, 2016, he defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of
the United States of America.
He took office on January 20, 2017. At nearly 71 years old, he was the oldest person to do so.