Donald Trump, chairman and director of the Trump Organization Inc. and now President of the USA, conducted a busy gesticulating interview at The Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa on July 18, 2015. The event’s sponsor, The FAMiLY LEADER, is a “pro-family, pro-marriage and pro-life organization” committed to the principle that God is the ultimate leader of the family.
1. Trump has been married three times, two of which ended in divorce. In public, little was revealed about his previous marriages and divorces.
2. His current wife, first lady Melania Trump, is an immigrant from Slovakia. Her migration to the U.S. was critically examined during Trump’s election campaign.
3. Given the average height of 1.78m in the United States, Trump is known as a tall person with a height of 1.88m.
4. Trump has released his own brand of vodka.
5. His ‘Trump Palace’ in West Palm Beach has no less than 18 bedrooms. In this summer residence, Donald and Melania gave each other the ‘yes’ word.
6. He currently has almost 53 million followers on Twitter.
7. Opponents of Trump’s views on migration created a piñata in his image. When his campaign started in June 2015, Trump issued a series of controversial statements arguing that Mexico does not send its best people across the border: “They send people who have a lot of problems, and they bring those problems to us. They bring drugs. They bring crime. They’re rapists.”
8. At the age of 13, Trump was sent to a military academy for disciplinary reasons.
9. Although his reputation is focused on success in the business world, four of Trump’s casinos have been closed due to bankruptcies.
10. One of his towers, the Trump Tower in Chicago, is considered the tallest habitable building in the world, with as many as 98 floors.
11. Trump is notorious for his tirades on Twitter. It is estimated that he writes nearly 372 tweets a month, an average of 12 a day.
12. He is an avid golfer and owns several luxury golf courses around the world.
13. It is said that his look has inspired many hairstyles. Pictures like this went viral with the hashtag #TrumpYourCat.
14. Forbes estimates his assets to be in the region of five billion.
15. Not only was a book published, but a game based on ‘The Apprentice USA’ was also made.
16. Trump’s face as a mask is a popular choice on Halloween.
17. Jimmy Fallon and Alec Baldwin, among others, are known for their rock-solid imitations of the president on television.
18. Trump reportedly avoids shaking hands for fear of germs.
19. Donald and Melania Trump have agreed not to hire a babysitter for their son, Barron. “If you have too much help, you don’t get to know your children,” Trump says.
20. Trump’s wife, Melania, speaks 5 languages: English, French, Italian, German and Slovak.