Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States of America. Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has managed to be in the news and in the headlines ever since he started his campaign to run for President, and continued long into his reign. Donald Trump has massive influence over social media, and the American television and print media in general. Donald Trump was single handedly responsible for making the phase “fake news” the number 1 buzzword for the year of his campaign.
Donald Trump’s rise to the White House was one of the most controversial in the history of the USA, owing to his lack of political experience against his seasoned opponent in Senator Hillary Clinton and his string of volatile and controversial remarks throughout his campaign.
Here we list 51 fascinating facts about Donald Trump and his life while answering 51 of the most asked questions about the man.
Q1: What is Donald Trump’s full name?
A: The first piece of Donald Trump trivia is his full name is Donald John Trump
Q2: When was Donald Trump born?
A: Donald Trump was born on June 14, 1946
Q3: Where was Donald Trump born?
A: A fact about Donald Trump is that he was born in Queens borough, New York City
Q4: Which political parties has Donald Trump been affiliated with in the US?
A: Another fact about Donald Trump is that he has been associated with all 3 political affiliations, prevalent in the US: Democratic (1987-2009), Independent (2011-2012), Republican (2016-)
Q5: What is Donald Trump’s net worth?
A: According to Forbes magazine, Donald Trump’s net worth is $3.1 Billion 2019
Q6: What number is Donald Trump on the World’s Richest list?
A: According to Forbes magazine, Donald Trump is the 715th richest man in the world, and 259th richest person in the US in 2019
Q7: What was Donald Trump’s Vodka brand name?
A: Donald Trump had his own vodka brand- Trump Vodka between 2006 and 2011. (He left the business later due to sales issues)
Q8: How many times has Donald Trump been married?
A: A piece of Donald Trump trivia is he has been married 3 times
Q9: Who was Donald Trump’s first wife?
A: Donald Trump’s first wife was Ivana Zelnickova (1977-1991)
Q10: Who was Donald Trump’s second wife?
A: Donald Trump’s second wife was Marla Maples (1993-1999)
Q11: Who is Donald Trump’s current wife?
A: Donald Trump’s third wife is Melania Knauss (2005-),now Melania Trump
Q12: Is Donald Trump a germophobe?
A: Yes. A fact about Donald Trump is that he is a well-documented germophobe, who doesn’t like shaking hands much
Q13: Which movie did Donald Trump win a Razzie award for?
A: Donald Trump has won a Razzie for the “Worst Supporting Actor” in Ghost Can’t Do It in 1990
Q14: Who is a famous rumored enemy of Donald Trump?
A: Donald Trump once sued Bill Maher for calling his father a monkey
Q15: What is Donald Trump’s heritage?
A: Another fun piece of Donald Trump trivia is he has German and Scottish heritage ancestrally
Q16: What is Donald Trump’s connection with Nikola Tesla?
A: Donald Trump had a famous uncle John G. Trump, who in 1943, examined Nikola Tesla‘s papers after he passed away
Q17: Does Donald Trump have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A: Donald Trump trivia mentions he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Q18: What is Donald Trump’s favorite movie?
A: Donald Trump’s favorite movie is Citizen Kane
Q19: Which year did Donald Trump first run for Presidency?
A: Donald Trump had tried to run for President for the Reform Party in the year 2000
Q20: Who is the oldest President in the history of the United States of America?
A: On 8th November 2016, Donald Trump became the oldest President in the history of the US
Q21: Is Donald Trump a WWE fan?
A: Yes. Donald Trump once appeared on WrestleMania
Q22: What episode of the Simpson’s predicted Trump for President?
A: 19 March 2000’s The Simpson’s episode – Bart to the Future, appears to have predicted Donald Trump’s presidency in hindsight
Q23: When was Trump Tower built?
A: Trump Tower, was first opened for operations in 1983
Q24: Is Donald Trump a member of the Screen Actors Guild?
A: Yes. Donald Trump is a member of the Screen Actors Guild
Q25: How many children does Donald Trump have?
A: Donald Trump has 5 children from his 3 marriages
Q26: What are the names of Donald Trump’s children?
A: Ivana Trump, Donald Jr, Ivanka Trump, Tiffany Trump and Barron Trump
Q27: Why did Donald Trump not buy the New England Patriots?
A: Donald Trump did not buy the New England Patriots in the 1980s when given the chance because he did not think it was a good investment
Q28: How many apartments did Donald Trump own at age 27?
A: Donald Trump was the owner of 14,000 apartments by age 27
Q29: How much was Donald Trump payed for the Apprentice?
A: Donald Trump reportedly earned a whopping $375,000 for each episode of the hit television show- The Apprentice
Q30: When was Donald Trump’s family name changed?
A: A fun fact about Donald Trump is that his family’s was changed from Drumpf to Trump in the 1600s
Q31: Is Donald Trump self-conscious about the size of his fingers?
A: Yes. Donald Trump is recorded to be self-conscious about the size of his fingers
Q32: Which movies does Donald Trump have a cameo role in?
A: Donald Trump trivia mentions he played a cameo role in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Q33: Which beauty pageants did Donald Trump own?
A: Donald Trump has partially owned 3 major beauty pageants: Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA
Q34: Who was Donald Trump’s father?
A: Fred Trump was the name of Donald Trump’s father who was a real estate developer
Q35: Where did Donald Trump go to school?
A: Donald Trump attended Fordham University, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance
Q36: When was Donald Trump’s first book published?
A: In the year 1987, Donald Trump's first book- “Trump: The Art of the Deal” was published
Q37: When was Trump first announced at the Republican Party nominee?
A: Donald Trump was first announced as the Republican Party nominee for President on July 19, 2016
Q38: What happened with the Trump University lawsuit?
A: Donald Trump agreed to pay $25 million for settlement of 3 lawsuits against Trump University in November, 2016
Q39: Has Donald Trump ever filed for bankruptcy?
A: Personally, Donald Trump has never filed for bankruptcy
Q40: How many gold courses does Donald Trump own?
A: Donald Trump’s establishment owns 18 golf courses globally (2019)
Q41: How many of Donald Trump’s businesses have gone bankrupt?
A: Six times, Donald Trump’s businesses have filed for bankruptcy
Q42: What is the Donald J. Trump foundation?
A: The Donald J. Trump Foundation was founded in 1988, but was shut down by the NY State Attorney General’s office in the year 2013 after multiple violations were found in operations
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Q43: What are some of the famous catchphrases of Donald Trump?
A: A few of Donald Trump’s famous (or, infamous) catchphrases include: “Make America Great Again!”, “Fake News!”, “Grab her by the P****!”
Q44: What number President is Donald Trump?
A: Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States of America
Q45: Does Donald Trump drink alcohol?
A: No. Donald Trump does not drink alcohol
Q46: Why does Donald Trump not drink alcohol?
A: Donald Trump does not drink alcohol because of his brother who was an alcoholic and died in 1982
Q47: Who is Donald Trump’s mistress?
A: 2018 saw a lot of people searching for “Donald Trump mistress” and ending up with the search result Stormy Daniels
Q48: What is the net worth of Trump Tower?
A: Forbes magazine estimates Trump Tower to be worth around $371 million
Q49: What was Donald Trump’s plan to stop national debt in 1999?
A: Donald Trump once proposed a one-time tax worth 14.25% for individuals of $10 million net worth or more to raise $5.7 trillion for clearing the national debt in the year 1999
Q50: What is Donald Trump’s connection with Mike Tyson?
Q51: Who is Donald Trump’s mother?
A: Donald Trump’s mother was named Mary Anne MacLeod