Donald Trump is the 45th and the current president of the United States of America. He was born on June 14, 1946, into the family of Fred Trump, a real estate tycoon. He celebrated his 73rd birthday anniversary on June 14, 2019. His actual age is one of the most searched things about him. Before he entered into politics, he was a television personality and a successful businessman. He contested with other 16 candidates in the primary election that produced him as the presidential candidate under the Republican Party.
He, however, defeated his major opponent, Hillary Clinton who is a Democrat. Although his election came as a surprise, he was elected as the president of the United States of America. Since he assumed the office of the president, he has come out with a lot of policies, many of which have generated into a lot of controversies and protests.
71. Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born in the New York City borough of Queens. He earned an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A third-generation businessman, Trump followed in the footsteps of his grandmother Elizabeth and father Fred in running the family real estate company. He served as chairman and president of The Trump Organization from 1971 until January 2017. Upon his inauguration as president, Trump delegated company management to his sons Donald Jr. and Eric.
Trump's business career primarily focused on building or renovating office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump also started several side ventures and branded various products with his name. He is credited as having written or co-written several books (including The Art of the Deal), and produced and hosted The Apprentice television series for 12 years. As of 2017, he was the 544th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion. Trump had long expressed interest in politics.
He entered the 2016 presidential race as a Republican and defeated sixteen opponents in the primaries. Commentators described his political positions as populist, protectionist, and nationalist. His campaign received extensive free media coverage; many of his public statements were controversial or false. Trump won the general election on November 8, 2016, in a surprise victory against Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.