Donald Trump Biography - Profile
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Trump owns some of the most
prestigious pieces of prime real estate
in New York City. Trump has slapped his
Trump brand name on some of the finest hotels,
casinos and building complexes in the city.
Donald Trump was born in New York on the
14th of June 1946. His father Fred Trump
was a successful property developer that
helped form the young Donald's business
sense. Donald acknowledged his father's
influence by stating that My father
was my mentor, and I learned a tremendous
amount about every aspect of the construction
industry from him..
Trump began his career in his family's real
estate business after studying at the Wharton
Business School. He worked with his father
for five years and was extremely successful
in making profitable deals. His father commented
on his son's business success by stating
that "everything he seems to touch
turns to gold".
After gaining the necessary business skills
in real estate from his father, Donald Trump
moved into the Manhattan real estate scene.
He went on to acquire some of the most exclusive
properties in the city. Trump Casino, Trump
International Hotel, Trump Marina Hotel
and Casino, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
and Trump Tower are among his prestigious
portfolio of real estate properties.
Trump brands his properties with the Trump
name displayed prominently. They all have
the Trump name in their titles and often
have large "T" symbols placed
all over the important areas of the building.
Through his properties and business dealings
he has developed a celebrity personality
and often appears in gossip columns, television
programs and magazines.
Donald Trump starred in his own reality
TV program in 2004. The
Apprentice program is a selection of
candidates competing against each other
in the area of business to ultimately become
Donald Trump's apprentice. The program was
watched by millions of viewers each week
and was wildly successful. Each participant
to be eliminated was given the now famous
"you're fired" sentence. The series
was a hit and has gone on to be one of the
more popular reality programs each year.
mean, there's no arguing. There is no anything.
There is no beating around the bush. "You're
fired" is a very strong term."
Trump is a self confident and extravagant
businessman that has made himself instantly
recognizable wherever he goes. His interests
include real estate, entertainment, gaming,
and sports. Trump also owns part of the
three largest beauty competitions in the
world, consisting of Miss Universe, Miss
USA and Miss Teen USA. He is also a successful
author with several best selling business
books published that include The Art of
the Deal, The Art of Survival and How
to get Rich. Among his many other
pursuits, Donald Trump was briefly interested
in running for President, is a member of
several civic and charitable organizations
and is a generous philanthropist.
In 2005 Donald Trump started the Trump
University that teaches business
students online. The courses available are
focused on real estate investing, being
a successful entrepreneur, business management,
and career success.
Towards the end of 2006 Donald Trump was
criticized by the co-host of "The View"
Rosie O'Donnell. It created a lot of media
attention, with Rosie and Trump verbally
attacking each other very publicly. See
more about the Donald
Trump and Rosie O'Donnell issue.
For his services to the entertainment industry
with the success of his reality program,
The Apprentice, Donald
Trump received a star on the Hollywood Walk
of Fame. Trump attended the ceremony
with his model wife Melania and his son
Barron Trump in January 2007.
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