THE TRUMP 5: Meet the offspring of President Donald Trump – Business Insider

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Trump poses with his family after formally announcing his
campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on New
York June 16, 2015.


We have a new first family in
the White House.

President Donald Trump has two sons, Donald Jr. and Eric,
and a daughter, Ivanka, with first wife Ivana; a daughter,
Tiffany, with second wife Marla Maples; and a 10-year-old son,
Barron, with current wife Melania. 

Having grown up in the spotlight, his three eldest children
managed to find success and happiness while sidestepping the
usual celebrity kid drama. Meanwhile, 23-year-old Tiffany recently
graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and often hits the
town with Manhattan’s so-called
“Rich Kids of Instagram.”
 And young Barron is busy
just hanging out on his own
floor of
 Trump Tower.

Here’s everything you need to
know about each of the Trump heirs. 

DONALD JR., 39, son of

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Donald Jr. is a huge
outdoorsman. He hunts deer with a bow and arrow.

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A father of five, Donald Jr.
was 12 years old when Ivana and Donald Sr. divorced. Unlike his
younger siblings, he was old enough to understand what the nasty
divorce headlines meant — his classmates were, too. 

As a child he was extremely close to his maternal grandfather,
Milos, who passed away in 1990. The two would spend a couple of
weeks every summer hunting and fishing in a town outside of
Prague (Ivana is Czechoslovakian). The fast-talking Donald Jr. is

fluent in Czech
and named one of his sons Tristan Milos,
after his grandfather. 

After boarding school
(Pennsylvania’s prestigious Hill School), he followed in his
father’s footsteps — as most of the Trump kids have — to The
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where
he earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and real

Donald Jr. was 12 years
old when Ivana and Donald Sr. split up.

AP Images/Richard Drew

A 2004 
New York magazine profile
 noted Donald Jr.’s propensity for
drinking and getting into “do-you-have-any-idea-who-I-am? fights”
in college, but he later 

told Forbes
 that his love of hunting kept him on
the straight and narrow. “[While] 

people I knew were getting into trouble, I was somewhere in a
deer stand or going to bed early so I could be up before dawn to
hunt turkeys,” he said.

In 2001, a year after he graduated from college, Donald Jr. went
to work for his dad for the second time. (The first time was when
he was 13 and earning minimum wage plus tips as a dock
attendant at Trump Castle.) 
Now an executive
vice president of development and acquisitions at The Trump
Organization, he cut his teeth with the development
Place at West Side Yards and has gone on to spearhead projects in
Chicago, Las Vegas, Scotland, and India. 

Donald Trump Jr.
Vanessa Trump is a former
model. The couple has three boys and two girls.

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Thanks to a fix-up from his
dad, he met his wife, Vanessa, at a fashion show. He caught a lot
of heat for proposing to her in front of a jewelry store with a
bunch of photographers standing by. The rumor mill
it a publicity stunt and claimed he’d gotten the
$100,000 ring on trade. But as the happy couple has welcomed five
children in the past seven years, that news story has long
since been buried.  

IVANKA, 35, daughter of Ivana

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Early in her career,
Ivanka reportedly declined a job offer from Vogue’s Anna


Ivanka is the breakout success of the family. The same year
that she and brothers Donald Jr. and Eric founded the Trump
Hotel Collections, Ivanka launched a jewelry brand that has
spawned clothing, shoe, and accessories lines carried by the
likes of Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, and Zappos. 

An avid runner and former runway model, Ivanka was formerly an
executive vice president of acquisitions and development for The
Trump Organization. But she didn’t go straight from The Wharton
School to an office at Trump Tower. She worked for real estate
developer Bruce Ratner for a year after college. And a

2013 Forbes profile
indicates that she politely declined a
job offer from Vogue’s Anna Wintour. 

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After covering Seventeen
magazine in 1997, Ivanka had a brief career as a runway model for
designers like Gianni Versace and Thierry

Reuters/Brad Rickerby (left);
Reuters/Peter Morgan (center); Reuters/David Gray

Specializing in deal-making and design, Ivanka joined her
dad’s company in 2005. She was the lead negotiator on the
purchase of Trump National Doral Miami, a $1 billion property
that she scooped up for $150 million. But earlier in January, she
resigned from her job at The Trump Organization in preparation
for the
move to Washington, DC

Ivanka is private about her personal life, but before tying the
knot with real estate and publishing scion (and now senior Trump
adviser) Jared Kushner she was linked to Greg Hersch and
is said to have gone on a date with “That ’70s Show” star
Topher Grace. 

ivanka trump wedding
Jared and Ivanka married
in 2009.


She met her match in Kushner,
and they have three children: Arabella Rose, Joseph
Frederick, and Theodore James Kushner. Ivanka converted to
Orthodox Judaism before her 2009 wedding and the family keeps
kosher and observes the Sabbath. “From Friday to Saturday we
don’t do anything but hang out with one another. We don’t make
phone calls,” she
told Vogue

ERIC, 33, son of Ivana

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“I have always preferred
to ‘fly under the radar’ in terms of recognition and celebrity,”
Eric said in an interview with his alma mater.

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For a long time, Eric was the six-foot-five, media-shy baby of
the family. He
told New York magazine
that his brother Donald Jr. is like
his mentor and Ivanka is like his second mother. “She took me
under her wing and raised me, took me shopping, tried to make me
cool,” he said. 

Unlike his brother and sister, he chose Georgetown over Wharton
and went straight to work for his father after he
graduated. He has the same EVP of acquisitions and
development title as his brother, but his niche is said to be in

GettyImages 455504508Eric and Ivanka are
incredibly close.
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In 2012, he proposed to his then-girlfriend of five

Yunaska, at Seven Springs, his dad’s $19.5 million Westchester
estate, with a ring from sister Ivanka’s fine jewelry collection.
Yunaska is a former personal trainer and TV


The couple was married in front
of 400 guests at Trump’s
Mar-a-Lago Club
in Palm Beach, Florida. Eric’s
brother-in-law, Jared Kushner, officiated the wedding,
reportedly telling
Yunaska, “Y

ou are
not just gaining a family, you are getting six million Twitter

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Eric and wife Lara’s
miniature beagle, Charlie, served as ring bearer at their

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Eric also owns and operates Trump Winery, Virginia’s largest
vineyard, and has pledged nearly $28 million to the St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital through his Eric Trump Foundation.

He and Lara split their time between Westchester and Manhattan,
where Eric
owns several different units
at Trump Parc East.

TIFFANY, 23, daughter of Marla Maples 

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Tiffany Trump recently
graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Unlike her half-siblings, Tiffany didn’t grow up playing in her
father’s office — nor did she spend her summers helping
him fix up the grounds of Seven Springs. Tiffany
was raised by mother Marla Maples outside of Los
Angeles. There, she
Calabasas‘ Viewpoint
School, where tuition
 more than $30,000 a year. 

Maples has said that she
raised Tiffany as a “single parent.”

Reuters/Jeff Christensen

Like her father, Tiffany
graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Her sister Ivanka
reportedly helped her snag an internship at Vogue, and in 2011
she dropped the single for her debut song, “

Like a Bird
.” She also had a
paid internship
at Warby Parker this past summer and is
studying to take the LSAT.

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Tiffany is friends with
media mogul Peter Brant’s society-party-hopping son, Peter Brant,

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Some of her friends are
Manhattan’s so-called
“Rich Kids of Instagram,”
including Peter Brant, Jr. (son of
media mogul Peter Brant), 

Matisse (Henri Matisse’s great-great-granddaughter), and EJ
Johnson (Magic Johnson’s son), star of E!’s “Rich Kids of
Beverly Hills” show.


She loves to travel and her
father’s private jet comes in handy when she wants a change of

BARRON, 10, son of Melania 

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“He’s a great boy, he’s
working hard, he’s starting the school thing,” Donald told E!
News last year.

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From the way Melania describes her 10-year-old son, he may be
more like his father than any of his siblings. “He loves to build
something and tear it down and build something else … Sometimes
I call him little Donald,” she told

The young heir is said to prefer suits to sweatpants and

has an entire floor
to himself at his parents’ Trump Tower
penthouse. Melania
famously told
ABC News that she slathers Barron in caviar
moisturizer from her
skincare line.

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The Trump family, circa
2007, at FAO Schwarz for the annual Bunny Hop.

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his fourth birthday with his entire preschool
class at 

Manhattan’s Intrepid Sea, Air and Space
Museum, where the kids ate a cake shaped like Donald’s private
jet and went on submarine and airplane tours. 

Melania says he plays baseball and tennis, but has a
proclivity for his dad’s favorite sport: golf. His parents keep
him out of the public eye as much as possible, but he regularly
attends the Trump Invitational Grand Prix at Mar-a-Lago and, when
he was younger, Melania always took him to the Upper East Side’s
hottest children’s social of the year, the Memorial-Sloan
Kettering Bunny Hop. 


April Walloga contributed
reporting on a previous version of this article.


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