Since his early life, Donald Trump has been involved with large projects and large money. There is no denying that “The Donald” has left his mark on American culture.. from the Miss Universe Organization to his famous “Your FIRED” saying from his hit TV show that airs every week.
View this example of his life taken from Wikipedia:
Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is an American business magnate, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner and role on the NBC reality show The Apprentice have made him a well-known celebrity who was No. 17 on the 2011 Forbes Celebrity 100 list.
Trump is the son of Fred Trump, a New York City real-estate developer. He worked for his father's firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, while attending the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1968 officially joined the company. He was given control of the company in 1971 and renamed it The Trump Organization.
In 2010, Trump expressed an interest in becoming a candidate for President of the United States in the 2012 election. In May 2011, he announced he would not be a candidate, but a few weeks later he said he had not completely ruled out the possibility. In December 2011, Trump was suggested as a possible Vice Presidential selection by Michele Bachmann. Bachmann has since suspended her presidential campaign.
And this from Trump.com about his early life:
Donald J. Trump started his business career in an office he shared with his father, Fred, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. He worked with his father for five years, where they were busy making deals together. Mr. Trump has stated, “My father was my mentor and I learned a tremendous amount about every aspect of the construction industry from him.” Likewise, Fred C. Trump often stated that “some of my best deals were made by my son, Donald….everything he touches turns to gold.” Mr. Trump then entered the very different world of Manhattan real estate.
He has been connected with several projects and organizations over the years, some of which had failed and some that have been mega success such as:
1. The Miss Universe Organization
3. Home Alone 2
4. World Wrestling Entertainment
5. Taj Mahal Casino
6. The Trump Towers
One amazing thing about this man, is the number of times his companies have been in bankruptcy or near bankruptcy through the many years he has been in business and the number of times that after settlement, he has still remained CEO or Chairman of these companies. The Donald has a knack for making money and staying power no matter the times ahead.
He has also considered running for President of the United States of America in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. Very outspoken on his views of politics, he has been both a Republican and Democratic and has even represented Independent as well. He currently support Mitt Romney in the 2012 elections.
He currently has 5 children and has been married 3 times and considers himself to be Presbyterian, although he has also said to be a part of the Protestant group and reformed churches.