Donald Trump The U.S 45th President-Elect
Born on June 14, 1946, Mr Trump is scheduled to take office as the 45th President on January 20, 2017.
Trump is a businessman and the chairman and president of the Trump Organisation, which is the principal holding company for his real estate ventures and other business interests – a position he has said he will vacate prior to his assumption of the presidency.
During his career, Trump has built office towers, hotels, casinos, golf courses, and other branded facilities worldwide.
Trump was born and raised in New York City and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968.
In 1971, he was given control of his father, Fred Trump’s Real Estate and Construction firm and later renamed it The Trump Organisation, rising to public prominence shortly thereafter.
He has appeared at the Miss USA pageants, which he owned from 1996 to 2015, and has made cameo appearances in films and television series.
He sought the Reform Party presidential nomination in 2000, but withdrew before voting began. He hosted and co-produced The Apprentice, a reality television series on NBC, from 2004 to 2015.
As of 2016, he was listed by Forbes as the 324th wealthiest person in the world, and 156th in the United States.