Donald Trump Jr.: The Fast Facts That May Surprise You

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Donald Trump Jr. is the oldest son of former President Donald Trump from his first wife Ivana Trump. A celebrity in his own right, Donald Trump Jr. is the Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization in charge of the expansion of their real estate, retail, commercial, hotel, and golf interests. 

Here are some more facts about Donald Trump Jr. that may surprise you.

1. He has Five Children

Trump Jr. has five children from his first wife, Vanessa Haydon, a fashion model who once dated Leonardo DiCaprio.

 The names of his children are, Kai Madison Donald John III, Tristan Milos, Spencer Frederick, and Chloe Sophia.

2. He Worked As a Bartender

After graduating from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Trump Jr. wasn’t initially interested in joining the family business.

 According to The New York Times, Trump Jr. worked as a bartender in Aspen, Colorado. 

Several months later, during a Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Trump Jr. was arrested and spent 11 hours in jail for public drunkenness. The incident changed his life and set him on the course toward the success he has now become.

3. He Loves Hunting and Fishing

Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump co-own a 171-acre hunting preserve in upstate New York.

According to the AP, which did a story on their property in 2018, the rifle fire on the property “sounds like a war zone.”

Trump Jr. is an avid outdoorsman and is a member of the National Rifle Association, where he owns dozens of firearms, including a Benelli Super Black Eagle II for waterfowl hunting and an AR-platform semiautomatic rifle for marksmanship competitions, according to The New York Times,

4. He Doesn’t Drink

Being arrested for drunkenness made Donald Jr. rethink his future. He joined his father at the Trump organization and eventually quit drinking completely. 

In his book, “Triggered” Trump Jr. wrote: “Being compulsive works for some things — give me a job to do, and I’m going to get it done — but it’s not so good for vices.”

“One thing about us Trumps is that we have plenty of willpower. I would come to find that it was easier for me to ignore alcohol than it was to try to control it. Eventually, I would give up drinking for good,” he added. 

5. He Speaks Czech Fluently

Trump Jr. spent his summers with his maternal grandparents, Milos and Maria Zelnicek, who were Czech, which likely contributed to his exposure to and proficiency in the Czech language. During these summers, he not only enjoyed recreational activities like fishing, boating, and hunting with them but also had the opportunity to immerse himself in the Czech language and culture. 

6. He is Engaged To Kimberly Guilfoyle

According to People, Trump Jr. is engaged to Kimberly Guilfoyle.

A former Fox News host and prosecutor who later became a Republican aide, Guilfoyle has been in a relationship with Don Jr. since March 2018.

At that time, Guilfoyle held the position of vice chair at the pro-Trump political group America First Action. She has stated that she has known the Trump family for over a decade and, in 2017, mentioned that she had discussions about the possibility of becoming the first press secretary for the Trump White House.

The two have bought a $9.7 million home in Jupiter, Florida, about a 20-minute drive from Mar-a-Lago.

Rachel Emmanuel

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