Former President Donald Trump and his third wife, Melania, have acted as head of the household for a big brood over the years.
On July 14, 2022, Trump’s first wife, Ivana, passed away at her New York City home at the age of 73.
Who are Donald Trump’s children?
Donald Trump Jr
Trump’s oldest child, 44-year-old Donald Jr, is a real estate developer and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization.
Like his father, he studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania – telling New York Magazine he gained a reputation for drinking too much during his college years, which led to him giving up alcohol.
As well as working for his father’s organisation, he also appeared on numerous episodes of his father’s TV show, The Apprentice.
Donald Jr married model, Vanessa Hayden, in 2005, and like Donald Sr, is now a father of five children – Kai, Chloe, Donald III, Tristan and Spencer.
He and Vanessa filed for divorce in 2018.
Ivanka, 40, is a businesswoman and former fashion model.
She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004 with a degree in economics.
She has dabbled in modelling – walking fashion runways for big names such as Versace – and has served as Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions at the Trump Organization.
Ivanka also has her own jewellery and fashion lines – and Trump has often referred to his eldest daughter as his ‘favourite,’ with some even suggesting she may have a First Lady-esque influence over her father in the White House.
The mother-of-three is married to Jared Kushner, a real estate developer – and she converted to Judaism, her husband’s religion.
The pair are parents to Arabella, Joseph and Theodore.
Trump’s youngest child with his first wife, Ivana, 38-year-old Eric joined the Trump organisation in 2006.
Ivana passed away on July 14, 2022, after taking a fall down the stairs in her Manhattan apartment and suffering blunt impact injuries.
After graduating from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Eric assumed responsibility for expanding his father’s company’s real estate portfolio.
He also established the Eric Trump Foundation in 2006 – an organisation whose purpose is to raise money for terminally ill children.
However, the foundation has been dogged by controversy after tax records showed significant amounts of funds raised went towards the costs of hosting fundraising events at Trump Organization golf venues.
Eric Trump has also been criticised alongside his older brother by animal rights activists for trophy hunting.
He also came under fire after illegally tweeting a picture of his ballot paper, showing his vote for his father.
Eric married Lara Yunaska, a television producer, in 2014.
28-year-old Tiffany is Trump’s only child with his second wife, Marla Maples.
She is named after the jewellery retailer Tiffany & Company, and was raised by her mother in Los Angeles from the age of five – reportedly spending only two weeks a year with her famous father’s side of the family.
After trying her hand at pop stardom – releasing a single age 17 – Tiffany followed in the family tradition and enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, studying sociology and law.
She’s also interned at Vogue magazine, and like her sister, Ivanka dipped into modelling – posing for Andrew Warren during New York Fashion Week this year.
She graduated from Georgetown University Law back in 2020.
Trump’s youngest child, 16-year-old Barron, is his only child with his current wife and Melania Trump.
Born in 2006 – a year after his parents’ 2005 nuptials – he is closer in age to his eight nieces and nephews than to his siblings.
“He is a very strong-minded, very special, smart boy. He is independent and opinionated and knows exactly what he wants. Sometimes I call him little Donald. He is a mixture of us in looks, but his personality is why I call him ‘Little Donald,'” Melania told Parenting.com.
The youngest Trump became a viral sensation after appearing to begin falling asleep during his father’s victory speech in November 2016 following Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the presidential election.