Although famous for his involvement with his father’s business, up until 2017, Donald Trump Jr hasn’t been a front-line figure in US politics. Staunchly standing behind his father, whom many attacked for his controversial stance, made the younger Trump a loyal son in the eyes of many. That also meant inheriting a bunch of his father’s naysayers too. Right or wrong. Racist or not. What’s never in doubt is the immense fortune and influence the trump family commands in the contemporary US. Which is why it came as no surprise when the family’s fortune was estimated at over $3.5 billion in early 2019. Enough his dad. This article shifts the spotlight on Donald Trump Jr and other specifics you need to know about him, especially his current net worth and earnings.
Donald Trump Jr’s Biography
He was born Donald John Trump Jr. in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, on December 31, 1977; to parents Donald and Ivana Trump. Asides his business stint, Trump is also a former reality television personality best known for Paul Anka: The Music Man (2000), The Apprentice (2004) and A Dangerous Game (2014). Being the first of three children, Trump was raised alongside his two younger siblings, Ivanka and Eric.
His parents, however, got divorced in 1990 over his father’s extramarital affair. He was only 13 at the time. Angry about his father’s actions, little Trump was separated from his father for over a year after the divorce. But his father has since gone on to remarry. Asides his two direct siblings, Trump Jr also has two half-siblings; Tiffany, from his father’s marriage to Marla Maples, and Barron, from his father’s current marriage to the beauty model Melania Trump.
Growing up, Donald Trump Jr. attended Buckley School and later went to a Pennsylvania-based college preparatory boarding school, the Hill School, located in Pottstown. Following his graduation from Pottstown, Trump Jr. proceeded to University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2000.
Fresh from college, Trump relocated to Aspen, Colorado, where he spent a whole year hunting, fishing, skiing, living in a rugged truck, and working as a bartender. He then returned to New York to join his father’s organization. Though a graduate of economics, Trump Jr’s life has been characterized largely by his real estate endeavors. He has supervised huge building projects such as the famous Trump International Hotel and Tower, 40 Wall Street, and Trump Park Avenue.
Back in 2006, he was instrumental in the launch of the company, Trump Mortgage. However, things went awry and the company closed shop in a matter of months. Four years later, in 2010, Trump Jr. became a spokesperson for the public relations firm, Cambridge Who’s Who. He has also guest-appeared and served as a judge on several episodes of his father’s reality TV show The Apprentice. Especially between 2006 (season 5) and the last season in 2015. To better focus on his presidential duties, Trump Jr’s father, on January 11, 2017, announced that he would be stepping aside and would allow Trump Jr and his younger brother Eric to oversee a trust that included the Trump Organization’s assets.
Donald Trump Jr. is divorced from his wife of thirteen years; actress and model Vanessa Kay Trump. The two began dating back in 2003 and were married in 2005 at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. Together, they have five children; Kai Trump, Donald Trump III, Tristan Milos rump, Spencer Federick Trump and Chloe Sophia Trump. In 2018, the couple finalized their divorce. Although there are no known reasons behind the split yet, rumors had it that Trump Jr. had been dating American TV personality, Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle.
Donald Trump Jr’s Net Worth and Earnings
Although he’s shadowed his father for many years now, Donald Trump Jr. has also established himself as a business tycoon in the United States. As of 2019, sources put his net worth at $200 million. However, we’re not exactly sure how much he earns annually, as well as his investment portfolio or the items that feature on his property list. What we know is that he earns a handsome paycheck from his work managing the Trust.
Height and Body Measurement
Donald Trump Jr. still maintains an average build. He stands 6 feet ¾ inches tall, has black hair and dark brown eyes. As of this writing, there are no details about his weight and shoe sizes, as well as his body measurement.