Donald Trump

By: Aaron Kappelman and Andrew Ruiz

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Background Info

  • Born June 14, 1946
  • Queens, New York City, New York and stayed there
  • 4 siblings (second youngest)
  • Privilege
  • New York Military Academy at 13
  • Father was a builder and real estate developer
  • Fordham University to Wharton School of Finance

Challenges/Struggles

  • Parents sent him to military school
  • In 1990, his net worth dropped from $1.7 billion to $500 million and had to declare bankruptcy to get loans.

Business

The Trump Organization

  • Invests in real estate
  • Based in Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York
  • Host of The Apprentice
  • Half-ownership of Miss USA, Miss Universe, and Miss Teen USA

Awards and Charities

  • World's Best Business Hotel Award in 2011 - Trump International Hotel Las Vegas
  • Won Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1984 by The Wharton School of Finance
  • Received the Commandant's Leadership Award from the Marine Corps - Given to him by General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Organizations Trump Participates and Supports

The Apprentice, Intro Season 1, Donald Trump

Work Cited

"Donald Trump Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. <http://www.biography.com/people/donald-trump-9511238>.


"Donald Trump Biography." - Family, Childhood, Children, Parents, Story, Wife, School, Information, Born, College, Contract. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015. <http://www.notablebiographies.com/St-Tr/Trump-Donald.html>.