Donald Trump announces his run for the Presidency.
Donald John Trump (US i/ˈdɒnəld dʒɒn trʌmp/; born June 14, 1946) is an American politician, businessman, and former television personality. He is the President-elect of the United States and is scheduled to take office as the 45th President on January 20, 2017.
Born and raised in the Queens borough of New York City, Trump received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, he took charge of his family‘s real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, which was later renamed The Trump Organization. During his business career, Trump has built, renovated, and managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015, and has lent the use of his name in the branding of various products. From 2004 to 2015, he hosted The Apprentice, a reality television show on NBC. As of 2016, Forbes listed him as the 324th wealthiest person in the world (113th in the United States), with a net worth of $4.5 billion.