Donald John Trump is the incumbent United States President. He is the 45th president, and he is a Republican. He assumed office in January 20, 2017. The birth of Trump took place on 14th June, 1946 to Frederick Christ Trump and to a Scottish mother, Mary Anne Trump.
He grew up New York City’s Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens in New York City. Before his foray into politics, he was a businessman, real estate developer and on-air personality. Trump was preceded by Barrack Obama who ruled the Americans for eight years. He is a graduate of Economics from the Wharton School.
Trump has coauthored several books, among which is “The Art of the Deal”. As a television personality, he anchored and produced a reality TV show “The Apprentice”, for twelve years (2003-2015). He also owned the Miss Universe beauty pageant as well as Miss USA beauty pageant from 1996 to 2015. He is the oldest first term president of the United States, and also the first without previous military service.
From his kindergarten up till seventh grade, he schooled at the Kew-Forest School. When he was 13, he registered at a private boarding school which was known as the New York Military Academy. In 1966, Trump transferred from Fordham University to Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). He graduated in May 1968 having worked at Elizabeth Trump& Son, while at Wharton. His paternal grandfather, Frederick Trump, immigrated to the US in 1885 and he became a citizen in 1892.
He presided over his family’s real estate business in 1971 and renamed it The Trump organization. The company built and renovated skyscrapers, casinos and hotels. His parents got married in 1936. He grew up with his family in Queens. His siblings are: Maryanne, Fred Jr., Elizabeth and Robert. Trump’s children are: Donald Jr., Ivanka, Eric,Tiffany, and Barron.
He is a Presbyterian by religion. When he was much younger, he worshipped at the First Presbyterian Church in Queens where he was confirmed. He abstains from alcohol and claims he has never smoked cigarettes or cannabis. His Donald J. Trump Foundation is a US based private foundation whose tax returns show that it has given to healthcare and sports related charities.
His political party affiliations have changed over the years. On June 16, 2015, he made known his candidacy for President of the United States in Manhattan. Trump is the wealthiest president in the history of US.