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Donald Trump Fast Facts

By CNN Library
updated 8:07 AM EST, Fri March 7, 2014

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of businessman Donald Trump.

Personal:
Birth date: June 14, 1946

Birth place: New York, New York

Birth name: Donald John Trump

Father: Fred Trump, real estate developer

Mother: Mary (Macleod) Trump

Marriages: Melania (Knauss) Trump (January 22, 2005-present); Marla (Maples) Trump (December 1993-June 1999, divorced); Ivana (Zelnicek) Trump (1977-1990, divorced)

Children: with Melania (Knauss) Trump: Barron William, March 20, 2006; with Marla (Maples) Trump: Tiffany Ariana, October 13, 1993; with Ivana (Zelnicek) Trump: Eric, 1984; Ivanka, October 30, 1981; Donald Jr., December 31, 1977

Education: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance, 1968

Other Facts:
Famous American entrepreneur and real estate developer.

Chairman and President of The Trump Organization.

Nicknamed "The Donald."

Timeline:
1970s - After college, works with his father on developments in Queens and Brooklyn.

1980s - Purchases/builds multiple properties in New York City including Trump Tower (1983), Trump Plaza, and multiple casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

1983 - Buys the New Jersey Generals football team which goes under a few years later when the United States Football League folds.

1990 - One of his casinos is forced into temporary bankruptcy as Trump faces huge debts. Trump regains his fortune several years later.

1992 - Two of Trump's casinos file for bankruptcy in order to restructure debts.

1996 - Buys out and becomes executive producer of the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA pageants.

January 2004 - "The Apprentice," with Trump acting as host, launches on NBC.

August 18, 2004 - Launches a new board game called "Trump, the Game."

November 21, 2004 - Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts Inc. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

January 16, 2007 - Trump receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

January 2008 - "The Apprentice" TV show returns, now re-branded as "Celebrity Apprentice".

February 13, 2009 - Announces he is resigning from his position as chairman of Trump Entertainment Resorts.

February 17, 2009 - Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy. The Trump Organization owns 28% of Trump Entertainment Resorts.

May 16, 2011 - Announces he will not run for president.

May 29, 2012 - On CNN's The Situation Room, maintains that President Obama's birthplace is a matter of opinion and with regards to the president's Hawaiian birth certificate, "a lot of people do not think it was an authentic certificate."

March 15, 2013 - Makes a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), calling the country a "a total and complete mess."

March 2014 - Forbes, in its annual list of the world's billionaires, estimates Trump's net worth at $3.9 billion.

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