Ivanka Trump is a renowned fashion model and an American businesswoman who is the daughter of the current American President Donald Trump. Ivanka Trump formally served as the assistant to her father, President Donald Trump, in the role of the executive vice president of the company owned by her father, and a boardroom advisor in The Apprentice which is TV show also owned by her father. She was born in Manhattan, New York City, by Ivana Marie (the first wife of Donald Trump). Her father has both Scottish and German Ancestry. Ivanka Trump has a half-sister, Tiffany, and a half-brother, Barron. She also has two brothers, Eric and Donald Jr.
Wedding and Family
Ivanka Trump is married to Jared Kushner, a former real estate developer and the publisher of New York Observer, for over a decade now. The couple has been blessed with three babies. The three children are Arabella Rose, born in 2011, Theodore James, born in 2016 and Joseph Frederick, born in 2013. The venue for their glamorous wedding was at Orthodox Jewish ceremony located at Trump National golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. In her wedding, she wore a custom Vera Wang gown. The gown was constructed with jewelry made from her very own collection. The dress also featured layers of Lyon lace Chantilly and sleeves. The dress choice was inspired by Grace Kelly which she wore in her 1956 wedding. Over 500 guests attended the wedding. The wedding rings, 5.22- carat cushion-cut diamond created by Kushner assisted by Fine jewelry designers of Ivanka Trump. The wedding cakes were designed by a well-known cake maker Sylvia Weinstock which was a 13-layer confection measuring 6-feet tall.
Until she reached 15 years, Ivanka Trump schooled at Chapin School – an all girl’s private preparatory school – and later she joined Choate Rosemary Hall located in Connecticut, a place she wasn’t happy about because she was heard in interviews terming it as “prison-like” because her friends in New York were busy having fun. For her undergraduate studies, Ivanka Trump joined George University and later transferred to the University of Pennsylvania where she completed her degree studies. Ivanka Trump was at the world famous Wharton Business School while at the University of Pennsylvania and majored in Finance. She eventually graduated in 2004 with a degree in Economics.
Business, Career and Fashion
Ivanka Trump worked briefly for Forest City Enterprises in 2005 before she joined the family business. Ivanka Trump’s tenure at Trump organization when she was the Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Development saw here lead some of the company’s great deals. She for the founding of Trump’s hotel together with her brothers, which is among the world’s fastest growing luxury hotels and she also founded the Ivanka Trump collection, a lifestyle brand. Ivanka Trump brand was conceptualized by Ivanka Trump in 2007; she launched a Fine Jewelry collection which was created and inspired for the modern woman. A few years later, she saw a gap in the market in the fashion space that catered for a modern professional woman, and that is when she launched her fashion label dealing with an assortment of chic, well-priced handbags and shoes. Her line rapidly grew and encompassed, accessories, apparel, sunglasses, and fragrance. To offer a broader impact to her customers, she brought a team that would transform the company into a solution-oriented lifestyle brand, whose core mission is to empower and inspires women to create life according to their wishes. Ivanka Trump departed in the company in 2017, but the company is run by the strong team of women she had selected. The team includes Abigail Klem, Rosemary K.Young, Sarah Warren, Kelly Del Sordi, Francesca Farrugia, Carly Levine, Vanessa Ruiz, Jackie Zaffarano, Torie Greenberg, Morgan Pekera and Anne Ebani. After her departure from the company in 2017, she moved together with her husband in Washington D.C when Donald Trump the president of the United States of America appointed her husband as the Senior Advisor. In March 2017, Ivanka Trump commenced serving as an assistant to the president in the administration of her father. She is highly considered as part of the inner circle of her father.
Ivanka Trump’s modeling career started when she was first featured on the cover of 1997 issue of seventeen. After that, Versace and Thierry’s Muglar are some of the companies she has walked for in fashion runways. Furthermore, she has done advertisements for Sasson and Tommy Hilfiger. Forbes, Avenue, Golf Magazine Top Choice Magazine and Elle Mexico are some of the covers she has featured. In the 2007 Maxim Hot 100, she was placed at number 83 and 99 on the Top women of 2007.In 2008 at the AskMen.com, she was placed at number 84.Ivanka Trump was awarded the Joseph Wharton Young Leadership award in 2012 for displaying great potential for leadership and lasting impact in her early career as a Wharton Alumnus. She had appeared on television when she featured on her father’s Television program known as the Apprentice where she filled in for Carolyn Kepcher for five episodes. In the Apprentice she took the place of Kepcher as the primary boardroom judge on the sixth season of the show. In other TV appearances, Ivanka Trump hosted Miss Teen USA pageant in 1997, a show that her father partially owned and in 2003, she featured in Born Rich which is about a child who grows up in the world’s most affluent families. On project runway season 3, Ivanka Trump was featured as the Guest Judge.
Ivanka Trump Instagram account has 3.7 million followers, and she follows only 1077 people. So far she has posted 2938 posts which include pictures of her in various places she visits in the world and her family mainly her husband Jared Kushner and her children. She also uses her Instagram to display different fashion styles in shoes, handbags, and accessories for Trump Collection brand. On her account, she states that she is an entrepreneur and a passionate advocate for both women and girls. She uses the platform to engage with her 3.7 million followers through posting picture updates in her life.