Ivana Trump is the first wife of the 45th United States president, Donald Trump. She is a former model and an entrepreneur who has been involved in multiple business ventures including owning a clothing line, book publishing and manufacturing brand of beauty products. She became a leading figure in New York during the 1980s as a result of her union with Trump in the late 1970s. Unfortunately, they signed the divorce papers in 1991 which made the headline of many media tabloids for several months. Their union which lasted for more than a decade produced three children who have in turn produced adorable grandchildren for her. Discover more fascinating details about the personal life and family of the former spouse of the business magnate.
Ivana Trump’s Personal Life
The renowned entrepreneur has been in four marriages. She tied the knot with Alfred Winklmayr, a ski teacher from Austria in the year, 1971. As a result of her marriage, she was able to get an Austrian passport which gave her easy access to visit her parents in her country, Czechoslovakia. After staying married for two years, she got separated from her first husband on a mutual agreement. Meanwhile, she had been in an affair with a Czech songwriter, musician, and theatre manager, Jiri Staidl at the time. Sadly, her then-lover passed on from a traffic accident in Prague in the same year she got separated from Winklmayr.
Later on, Ivana relocated to Canada where she gained residency in Montreal and then revived her modeling career. While promoting the Olympic games held in Montreal in 1976 as a model, Ivana got acquainted with Donald Trump. In the following year, the pair exchanged vows in an extravagant wedding ceremony. Soon after, they welcomed three children, namely – Donald Trump Jr who was born on the 31st of December, 1977, Ivanka Trump, born on 30th October 1981 and Eric Trump, born on 4th January, 1984.
The couple’s thirteen years marriage came to an end in December 1991 when Ivana Trump’s marriage annulment plea was granted by the State Supreme Court Justice on the grounds of inhuman treatment which she cited. Following her divorce from the prominent businessman, Ivana was settled with the sum of $14 million, a 45-room mansion in Greenwich, Conn., an apartment in Trump Plaza situated in Florida for one month a year. Her alimony also included a payment of $650,000 annually by her ex-husband to support her three kids.
A few years later, she entered her third marriage with Riccardo Mazzucchelli in 1995 and in less than two years, the union hit rock bottom as the pair went their separate ways. Then in 2008, Ivana Trump exchanged marital vows for the fourth time with the Italian former model, Rossano Rubicondi whom she had courted for six years. However, in the next year, the couple proceeded for marriage annulment but have often been seen together in the subsequent years until 2019, when Ivana stated that she is single again and no longer interested in getting married.
Ivana Trump’s Family – Her Children and Grandchildren
Ivana’s first son, Donald Trump Jr. is a former reality TV personality and a businessman. He works as the vice president of a group of approximately 500 business entities owned by his father, which is known as The Trump Organisation. He kicked off a relationship with the New York-born actress and former model, Vanessa Haydon in 2003. Two years later, the pair sealed their love with a nuptial bond. The union produced five children; Kai Madison (born in 2007), Donald Trump III (born in 2009), Tristan Milos (born in 2011), Spencer Frederick (born in 2012) and Chloe Sophia Trump (born in 2014), before the couple divorced in late 2018.
Her second son, Eric Trump is also a businessman and a former TV personality who equally works as a philanthropist. Just like his brother, he is also a trustee and vice president of the Trump Organisation. Eric got engaged to his beau, Lara Lea Yunaska, a television producer and campaign adviser to the 45th President of the United States in July 2013. The couple tied the knot on the 8th of November, 2014 at Mar-a-Lago Club located in Palm Beach, Florida. They welcomed their son, Eric “Luke” Trump on 12th September 2007 and another child in August 2019.
Her only daughter, Ivanka Trump is an entrepreneur, author and a reality TV personality who currently serves as an advisor to the United States president. She began dating an investor, real estate developer and newspaper publisher, Jared Corey Kushner in 2005 and four years later, they solemnized the union in a Jewish wedding ceremony; Kushner is Jewish. The couple has welcomed three children; a daughter, Arabella Rose (born in 2011), two sons – Joseph Frederick and Theodore James Kushner born in 2013 and 2016 respectively.
Ivana Trump has 10 grandchildren – five from Donald Trump Jr., two from Eric and three from Ivanka. Her grandchildren whom she often spends time with calls her Glam-ma or Ivana-ma.