11 Amazing Facts About Donald Trump You Don't Know
Brash business billionaire Donald Trump, also referred to as "The Donald", has become the best-known celebrity political apprentice after winning the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He has been on the cover of nearly every news outlets because of his inflammatory and controversial remarks. Although Americans know that Trump is a major player in the real estate industry, there are still some facts which are little known about Trump.
1. Donald Trump has filed for bankruptcy four times.
With a net worth of billions of dollars, you would never guess that Trump has filed for bankruptcy so many times since 1991. He claims that every bankruptcy was strategic.
2. It Was Rumored That Trump Once Dated Anna Nicole Smith
Before Trump, Anna Nicole Smith was married to an oil baron. In the early 90s, this model and Playboy Playmate was rumored to have dated Trump.
3. Donald Trump Abstains Completely from Alcohol
The Donald has never smoked cigarettes, drunk alcohol, or done drugs. His older brother, Fred, was an alcoholic for years and ultimately died from his addiction.
4. Donald Trump Hit it Big with the Television Show "The Apprentice".
This real estate mogul has been a media darling for more than 20 years. He became the executive director of the NBC reality show "The Apprentice" in 2004 and was paid $375,000 for each episode of the show.
5. Billionaire Bets
Trump entered into a bet with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. They chose two pro-wrestling representatives to fight on their behalf and bet whose representative lost the fight had to shave his head. Clearly, Trump won the game and helped shave McMahon's head.
6. Trump claims that he has never used an ATM.
This is a while back, but still likely true. In the show "Late Night with Conan O'Brien", he said that he has never used an ATM. Perhaps he is old school and prefers to go into the back and withdraw large sums of cash. It would seem to be his style.
7. Donald Trump owned a football team.
Trump bought a USFL team for a price of between $5 million and $9 million thirty years ago. But within only a few years, the football team no longer existed.
8. Donald Trump is a Social Media Fanatic.
Trump has been reported to send 372 tweets each month. He is also prominent in other social media including Facebook, Instagram and Vine, with millions of followers in total.
9. When Trump was 27, he owned 14,000 apartments.
Trump was supposed to take a small $1 million from his father to get started on his ventures. When he was 27, this real estate tycoon owned 14,000 apartments located in Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn.
10. Walk Of Fame
You can also find his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He became the 2,327th star to receive the honor due to his role in The Apprentice.
11. Trumps even had his own game.
Trump is the only presidential candidate who has had his own board game, title Trump: The Game.