Donald Trump is the 45th American President. Before beginning his political career, he was a businessman and a prominent Television personality. He is a Republican and defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US presidential election and was elected as the president of the USA. Keep reading to know more about Donald Trump’s net worth in 2018.
Donald Trump Early Life
Donald Trump was born on 14th June 1946, in Queens, New York City. Trump studied at Kew Forest School, and for higher education, he attended Fordham University. He also studied at Wharton School of Pennsylvania and started working with his family business.
At the age of 30, Trump tied knot with Ivana and the couple had three children, but they got divorced in 1992. He had another failed marriage with Marla Maples, and then he married Melania Knauss. His children from all three marriages work with him either in his political office or at his business.
Trump had been a successful businessman and made huge profits. Soon after his graduation, he started working for his father’s real estate organisation. He has also worked in the television industry and was once the highest paid TV celebrity.
Donald Trump Career, Awards & Achievement
After his graduation, Trump started working with his father’s real estate organisations and got involved in many domestic as well as international building projects. He earned the name of America’s best real estate mogul and developer.
His career took a huge turn when he decided to work for television, and his show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ came into the limelight and his catchphrase ‘You’re fired’ became viral. Trump’s interest in politics became strong after 2010 when he widely expressed doubts about Mr Barak Obama. He ran for presidential election in 2016 and extended his support to Republicans.
Trump’s aggressive views towards Mexican immigrants and Islamic Radicalization attracted the votes of the majority and despite being severely criticised for his slogans and political activities by the liberals all across the globe; he won the presidential elections defeating the democratic representative Hillary Clinton.
Awards & Achievements
Trump has won several awards from his political and entertainment career. He has been listed as ‘Time Person of the year’ in 2016. He has his star on Hollywood walk of fame. He has also been awarded several honorary degrees such as Honorary Doctor of Laws, Honorary Doctor of Business administration, etc.
Net Worth of Donald Trump
Donald Trump has an estimated net worth of around $3.7 billion. He made his million dollar empire as a businessman and succeeded his father. He also earned handsomely when he worked for television. His annual salary was $60 million for his show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’.
Trump always remained in controversies for the wrong reasons in most of the cases. His critical viewpoint towards the immigration problem and terrorism has helped him in gaining the support of the majority. He succeeded Barak Obama and defeated Democrats in the presidential election of 2017 in America. He, however, had also tried to win the seat in 2000 presidential campaign but couldn’t secure enough votes.
He remained one of the most controversial and talked about global personalities of 2017. His immense wealth and numerous TV shows made him exceptionally famous among US citizens. People have made several allegations on him that includes multiple lawsuits, tax evasions, celebrity harassment cases, etc. but all of this seems to fade away due to his power and stature.
Trump has been a part of numerous ventures other than his family real estate business. He had been a successful TV personality and had also hosted professional Wrestling shows. He has made appearances in several TV shows and has been nominated for Emmy awards.