Donald Trump is one of the wealthiest tycoons and real estate investors in the world, with a net worth of $ 5 billion (according to Forbes) to almost $ 10 billion (according to him). Today, the billionaire is known in virtually every American household for being a controversial Republican candidate running in the 2016 US presidential election. Trump is credited with being one of the most powerful people in the world, considering the global reach of his empire. Trump is essentially a real estate tycoon with several international stakes, like his large network of Trump Towers, hotels and golf clubs located around the world.
Currently, Donald Trump has a very strong online presence, being one of the most searched presidential candidates in the first quarter of 2016. Donald Trump is also a famous socialite and popular television personality. He is known for hosting and judging the acclaimed NBC reality show The Apprentice.
Forbes ranked Trump as the 72nd most powerful person in the past year. The publication also ranked him 30th on the 2013 list of the highest paid celebrities in the world. Currently, Trump is famous for making negative comments about various communities and factions of society during ongoing presidential debates and campaign speeches. However, Trump’s absurd political career does not appear to adversely affect his net worth as he continues to add millions to his wealth every day.
The Trump Organization
Donald Trump was born in Queens, New York, one of the biggest property developers in the city, Fred Trump (photo below). After formal education and training at the Military Academy of New York, Donald Trump graduated in business education from Fordham University, as well as from the Wharton School of Business in Pennsylvania.
After graduation, Donald joined his father’s real estate company, Elizabeth Trump & Son Co. After taking on the successful restoration of Swifton Village in Cincinnati as his first project, Trump went on to develop bigger projects in the heart of Manhattan, New York. Its developments include Riverside South, on the Hudson River, and the development of the area around the Grand Central Terminal, such as turning the Commodore Hotel into the prestigious Grand Hyatt. This was the first establishment to establish the Trump Organization, which has since acquired and developed many projects in and around New York. In 2001, Donald Trump finally completed his 72-story Manhattan masterpiece, the Trump World Tower.
Today, Trump owns several million square feet of prime Manhattan real estate, worth more than $ 1 billion.
Trump Assets and holdings
The Trump Organization has expanded its real estate holdings in America and other parts of the world, with major developments being the Trump International Hotel, Trump Towers and Trump Golf Clubs. Donald Trump has sold and rented millions of well-developed residential and commercial properties on those properties, which added more than $ 2 billion in earnings for The Trump Organization and about $ 1 billion in Donald Trump’s equity.
It is reported that Trump also has $ 50 million in aircraft assets, and his aircraft assets are valued at $ 90 million. Here is an overview of Trump’s national and international real estate assets.
Donald Trump Holdings Real Estate
|Trump Vineyard Estates, Charlottesville||USA|
|Trump International Hotel & Torre, Chicago||USA|
|Club Mar-A-Lago (Florida)||USA|
|Trump Grande, Sunny Islands||USA|
|Trump Hollywood (Florida)||USA|
|Trump towers, sunny islands||USA|
|Trump Plaza, NEW JERSEY||USA|
|Trump International Hotel, LAS VEGAS||USA|
|The Estates at Trump National (L.A.)||USA|
|610 Park Avenue||USA|
|Trump International Hotel & Tower, New York||USA|
|Trump Parc East||USA|
|Trump Park Avenue||USA|
|Trump Park Residences, Yorktown||USA|
|Trump Plaza, New Rochelle||USA|
|Trump SoHo, New York||USA|
|Trump Tower in the city center, Westchester||USA|
|Trump World Tower||USA|
|40 Wall Street||USA|
|1290, Avenue of the Americas||USA|
|Trump International Golf Club & Residences, Puerto Rico||USA|
|Trump Parc, Stamford||USA|
|Tower International Hotel & Tower, Waikiki Beach Walk||USA|
|Trump Towers, Istanbul||Peru|
|Trump Towers, Istanbul||Peru|
|Trump World||South Korea|
|Trump International Hotel & Torre, Toronto||Canada|
|Trump International Hotel & Tower in Vancouver||Canada|
|Trump Tower, century city||Philippines|
|Trump Tower, Mumbai||India|
|Trump Tower, Punta del Este||Uruguay|
|Trump World Golf Club, Aberdeen||Scotland|
|Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Charlotte||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Colts Neck||USA|
|Trump World Golf Club, Doonbeg,||Ireland|
|Trump National Golf Club, Ferry Point||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Hudson Valley||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Los Angeles||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Miami||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Palm Beach County||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Rio Grande||USA|
|Trump International Golf Club, Dubai||UAE|
|Trump World Golf Club, Dubai||UAE|
|Trump World Golf Club, Turnberry||Scotland|
|Trump National Golf Club, Washington||USA|
|Trump National Golf Club, Westchester||USA|
Investments and licensing agreements
A small portion of Donald Trump’s earnings are invested outside the Trump Organization. Donald bought considerable shares in Bank of America, Citigroup, Caterpillar Inc., Intel, Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble. In 2014, Trump sold his investment shares in Bank of America for $ 6.7 million and his Facebook shares for $ 3.9 million. Trump also revealed his $ 9 million investments in various U.S. hedge funds. In 1983, Trump also owned the New Jersey Generals football team, which merged with the NFL’s Houston Gamblers in 1986.
The Trump brand is also known for its business licensing with investment ventures like Trump Financial, Trump Sales and Leasing, Trump International Realty, The Trump Entrepreneur Initiative and Trump Restaurants (Trump Buffet, Trump catering company, a Trump ice cream parlor and a Trump bar). Trump’s licensing agreements also include GoTrump, Select By Trump, Trump Drinks, Donald J. Trump Signature Collection (clothing), Donald Trump The Fragrance, Donald Trump SUCCESS (fragrance), Trump Ice bottled water and Trump Magazine. He even added the Trump brand to simple ventures (some of which failed), such as chocolate, home furnishings, TV productions, a board game, a business simulation game, books, a modeling agency, an airline, a vodka, a company mortgage and even a line of premium steaks.
Entertainment and Beauty Contests
Since 1996, Donald Trump has owned, if not all, major beauty contests, including Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA. After launching their controversial presidential campaign, NBC and Univision gave up their partnership with the Miss Universe Organization – Donald Trump responded by slapping Univision with a $ 500 million lawsuit. They finally settled down and Trump bought NBC’s stake, making him the sole holder of the contest. However, he ended up selling his own interests a few months later for an undisclosed amount.
In addition to hosting the famous NBC reality show, The Apprentice, Trump has also appeared on several television shows and movies like himself. His cameos include Alone at Home 2: Lost in New York, Fresh prince of Bel Air, The Nanny, Days of our lives, Wall Street: money never sleepss, and The Little Rascals.
Donald Trump is estimated to have won about $ 3 million per episode of The Apprentice, which reaches $ 235 million in 14 seasons.
Breakdown of Donald Trump’s Net Worth
|Cash and Securities||$ 302,300,000|
|Commercial Real Estate (New York)||$ 1,697,370,000|
|Residential Real Estate (New York)||$ 334,550,000|
|Trump Club and Hotels||$ 2,009,300,000|
|Developing Properties||$ 301,500,000|
|Firms & Properties Co-owned by Donald Trump (less than 100% stake)||$ 943,100,000|
|Licensing offers with real estate ventures, brands and companies||$ 680,000,000|
|Other sources||$ 317,360,000|
|Estimated total earnings above||$ 6,585,480,000|
|Donald Trump’s equity liabilities||$ 502,760,000|
|Donald Trump Net Worth 2014||$ 6,082,720,000|
|10% Appreciation Since 2014||$ 608,272,000|
|Estimated annual salary||$ 60,000,000|
|Donald Trump total net worth in 2015||$ 6,690,992,000|
Donald Trump and his current wife, Melania Trump, live in an exclusive $ 100 million three-story penthouse at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. The apartment has stunning views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. The roof also features marble floors, walls and columns and 24-carat gold decor with thin glass frames. This is not the only fine home. Trump owns another $ 250 million property in Palm Beach, Florida. The luxurious Mar-a-Lago mansion sits on 17 acres and has its own private ballroom. Its collection of private properties also includes a Beverly Hills mansion on Rodeo Drive; a summer home in Bedford, New York; and several other apartments in Manhattan.
Now, it is not possible to maintain Donald Trump’s gigantic net worth in his political life. The notorious the businessman who became a politician declared that his formidable net worth would make him a good president because he is the only one who can make America rich – Trump listed his wealth and financial status as an essential factor in returning the country to a more economic economy strong. status. On the other hand, critics say his lack of integrity and arrogant self-confidence keep him out of touch with the financial concerns of the average American family. Only time will tell whether all Americans will want this billionaire as their next president … or not!
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