10 Facts about Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald John Trump is an American business magnate, investor, socialite, author, television personality, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election. As of 2015, his estimated net worth is around $US 4 Billion.


1. Never smoked or done drugs.

Trump Drugs

The Donald has never smoked cigarettes, drank alcohol or done drugs. His older brother, Fred, was an alcoholic for many years and warned Trump to avoid drinking. Fred ultimately died from his addiction.


2. How his hair is styled.

Trump Hair

When he wakes up and looks in the mirror, he looks different. His remarkable hairline is achieved after blow-drying his hair forward and then combing it backward.


3. Donald Trump almost had his head shaved.

Trump Shaved

In 2007, Trump entered into a bet with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. Both men chose a pro-wrestling representative to fight on their behalf and the billionaire whose representative lost the fight had to shave his head. Donald Trump won and helped shave McMahon’s head.


4. Star in Hollywood.

Trump Star

You can find his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2007, Trump became the 2,327th star to receive the honor for his role as producer of NBC’s The Apprentice.


 5. Own Brand of Vodka.

Trump Vodka

Although Trump doesn’t drink, he launched his own brand of vodka in 2006, self-described as “a superb product and beautifully packaged.” Unfortunately, consumers didn’t agree and production of Trump Vodka was halted in 2011 due to meager sales.


6. Donald Trump has always been “Donald Trump.”

Trump Gif

Trump has always been his boisterous, aggressive self. His parents sent him to the New York Military Academy at age 13 because they wanted the energetic young man to learn discipline. He graduated in 1964 from the Academy and eventually earned a BS in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


7. Questioned Obama’s Heritage.

Trump Obama

Trump was an active member of the “birther” movement that questioned President Obama’s birthplace. He even sent investigators to Obama’s native Hawaii to back up his accusations. When Obama publicly released his birth certificate in 2014, Trump referred to at his “so-called birth certificate, or whatever it was.”


8. Offered to play golf with Barack Obama… Only under his terms.

Trump Golf

A consistent vocal critic of the Obama administration, he recently reached out to the president and kindly invited him to play golf anytime on any of the golf courses that Trump owns with one stipulation — if Obama ended his term early.


9. Donald Trump has been been bankrupt numerous times.

Trump Twitter

Although he touts his enormous wealth as a reason he should be elected president, Trump-related companies have filed for corporate bankruptcy on four separate occasions. In 1991, Trump’s Taj Mahal in Atlantic City filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In 1992, it was the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City’s turn, and Trump gave up his 49 percent state in the hotel to lenders.  Trump Hotels and Casinos Resorts filed for Chapter 11 in 2004 and most recently, Trump Entertainment Resorts filed in 2009.


10. Donald Trump is a germaphobe.

Trump Germs

A germaphobe, Trump dislikes shaking hands. When forced to shake hands, he has an interesting technique of vigorously pulling the other person close into his body.


 

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