CEO of the Trump Organization
2016 Presidential Candidate (R) CA
"Make America Great Again"
Donald Trump is an American business magnate, billionaire, investor, socialite, author, television personality, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's career, branding efforts, personal life, wealth, and outspoken manner have contributed to making him a celebrity. He is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence while expanding his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment.
Mr. Trump started his business career in an office he shared with his father in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. He worked with his father for five years, where they were busy making deals together. Mr. Trump has been quoted as saying, "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 seems to turn to gold." Mr. Trump then entered the very different world of Manhattan real estate.
More of his bio can be read at Trump.com.