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Donald Trump Biography

Donald Trump, 45th U.S. President


Candidacy announced: Jan. 28, 2023

Federal Election Committee (FEC) financial data

Source: White House photograph by Shealah Craighead/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (reproduction no. LC-DIG-ppbd-00608)

Personal Life

Full Name: Donald John Trump

Birthdate: June 14, 1946

Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York

Marital Status: married to Melania Trump, former model and first lady


  • Donald Trump, Jr., businessperson
  • Ivanka Trump, businessperson
  • Eric, businessperson
  • Tiffany, legal research assistant at Georgetown University Law Center
  • Barron, born 2006

Religion: Presbyterian

Pets: none found

Career, Education, & Publications

Career Highlights:

  • Founder, Trump Media & Technology Group (parent company of Truth Social), Feb. 2021
  • 45th U.S. President, Jan. 20, 2017-Jan. 20, 2021
  • CEO, The Trump Organization (formerly Elizabeth Trump and Son), 1968-present
  • Executive Producer and Host, The Apprentice, 2003-2015
  • Former Co-Owner, Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA


Select Publications:

  • Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again, 2015
  • Cowritten with Robert T. Kiyosaki, Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich –And Why Most Don’t, 2011
  • Time to Get Tough: Making America #1 Again, 2011
  • Think Like a Champion: An Informal Education in Business and Life, 2009
  • Never Give Up: How I Turned My Biggest Challenges into Success, 2008
  • Think Big and Kick Ass, 2007
  • How to Build a Fortune: Your Plan for Success from the World’s Most Famous Businessman, 2006
  • The Best Real Estate Advice I Ever Received, 2006
  • Trump 101: The Way to Success, 2006
  • Cowritten with Robert T. Kiyosaki, Why We Want You to Be Rich: Two Men, One Message, 2006
  • Trump: The Best Golf Advice I Ever Received, 2005
  • Trump: How to Get Rich, 2004
  • Trump: Think Like a Billionaire: Everything You Need to Know about Success, Real Estate, and Life, 2004
  • The Way to the Top: The Best Business Advice I Ever Received, 2004
  • The America We Deserve, 2000
  • Trump: The Art of the Comeback, 1997
  • Trump: Surviving at the Top, 1990
  • Trump: The Art of the Deal, 1987

Internet & Social Media Presence

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  • As president, Trump issued Executive Order 3942 that would have banned TikTok altogether in the U.S. if upheld.

Truth Social: