DONALD Trump has a big brood.
Along with his third wife Melania, Trump’s kids join him in the White House. Here’s everything you need to know about the President’s offspring.
Donald Trump Jr
Donald Trump Jr speaks during the 2020 Republican National ConventionCredit: EPA
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.
Donald and Melania Trump with four of his five childrenCredit: Getty – Contributor
He has faced severe criticism and scrutiny after meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign with the promise of damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
He split with his wife and is now dating lawyer and TV personality Kimberly Guilfoyle.
Both Donald Jr and Guilfoyle spoke during the Republican National Convention in August of 2020.
Guilfoyle was bashed for seemingly failing to recognize that Puerto Rico is part of the US during her oration.
Ivanka Trump speaks during a briefing on the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative in August of 2020Credit: AP:Associated Press
Ivanka, 38, 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.
Eric Trump speaks during the 2020 RNCCredit: Splash News
Trump’s youngest child with first wife Ivana, 36-year-old Eric joined the Trump organisation in 2006.
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.
Tiffany Trump prepares to make her speech at the 2020 RNCCredit: Alamy Live News
26-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 aged 17 – Tiffany followed in family tradition and enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, studying sociology and law.
Tiffany TrumpCredit: EPA
She’s also interned at Vogue magazine, and like sister Ivanka dipped into modelling – posing for Andrew Warren during New York Fashion Week this year.
Tiffany is something of a social media personality, regularly uploading snaps to Instagram – a habit that has seen some New York newspapers dub her a member of the so-called ‘Snap Pack’, a similar concept to the Rich Kids of Instagram.
Tiffany, who has now graduated from law school, spoke at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
Barron Trump with his mother Melania in 2017Credit: Reuters
Barron and his father in 2020Credit: AP:Associated Press
Trump’s youngest child, 14-year-old Barron, is his only child with current wife and First Lady 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.
Speaking to Parenting.com, Melania said of her son: “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’.”
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.
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