Donald Trump net worth: Donald Trump is an American politician, real-estate developer, author and television personality who has a net worth of $3.1 billion. In November 2016, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of The United States. As President, he is entitled to an annual salary of $400,000. He donates all but $1 of that salary to charity.
His annual salary for Celebrity Apprentice was $60 million. Trump has been a major figure in both domestic and international real estate since the late 1960s and continues to build and diversify his business empire. Trump was raised in New York City and attended Fordham University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Immediately after earning his degree in Economics, he returned to New York and went to work for his father’s real estate company, The Trump Organization.
His first major success was transforming the bankrupt Commodore Hotel into the Grand Hyatt. Other Trump properties include Trump Tower, valued at $288 million, Trump World Tower, valued at $290 million, and a variety of Trump resort casinos located around the United States. In addition, the Trump name is licensed to properties worldwide, earning Trump an estimated $562 million. Since its premiere in 2003, Trump has also earned two Emmy Awards for his role in the reality show The Apprentice, on which he appears as himself and for which he is reportedly paid $3 million per episode.
Trump married Ivana Zelnickova (later Ivana Trump) in 1977, and together they had three children: Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. However, the couple split in 1992, and in 1993 he married his much-publicized mistress, Marla Maples, who gave birth to a daughter, Tiffany. They divorced in 1999, and in 2004, Trump married Melania Knauss, who gave birth to his fifth child, William Barron Trump.
Donald Trump’s net worth – Is It $3 Billion or $9 Billion?
In June 2015, Donald announced that he was running for President. With his announcement he released an estimate of his personal wealth which pegged his net worth at$8.7 billion. The main reason this net worth differs from most generally accepted evaluations of his wealth, has to do with how Donald values his personal brand. In his net worth estimate, Donald values his personal brand at $3.3 billion. Other analysts value the brand at closer to $50 or $100 million.