52 Facts About Ivanka Trump


Ivana Marie "Ivanka" Trump is an American businesswoman and the first daughter of Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021.

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Ivanka Trump was a senior advisor in his administration, and was the director of the Office of Economic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship.

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Ivanka Trump is the daughter of Trump's first wife, Ivana, and is the first Jewish member of an American first family, having converted before marrying her Jewish husband, Jared Kushner.

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Ivanka Trump was an executive vice president of the family-owned Trump Organization.

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Ivanka Trump was a boardroom judge on her father's TV show, The Apprentice.

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Ivanka Trump was considered part of the president's inner circle even before becoming an official employee in his administration.

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Ivanka Trump attended Christ Church and the Chapin School in Manhattan until age 15 when she switched to Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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When Ivanka Trump was attending boarding school as a teenager, she began modeling "on weekends and holidays and absolutely not during the school year, " according to her late mother, Ivana.

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Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism in 2009 and, following her father's inauguration into the White House, she became the first Jewish member of an American first family.

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In February 2012, Trump led the Request for Proposal with the GSA, resulting in the final selection of The Trump Organization to develop the historic Old Post Office .

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Ivanka Trump then oversaw the conversion of the building into a hotel, which opened in 2016.

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Ivanka Trump was featured on the cover of Stuff in August 2006 and again in September 2007.

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Ivanka Trump closed down the company and separated herself from her business affiliations at the Ivanka Trump Organization after she moved to DC to serve as a senior advisor in her father's White House.

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Ivanka Trump had her own line of Ivanka Trump fashion items, which included clothes, handbags, shoes, and accessories, available in U S and Canadian department stores including Macy's and Hudson's Bay.

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In 2006, Ivanka Trump filled in for Carolyn Kepcher on five episodes of the fifth season of her father's television program The Apprentice, first appearing to help judge the Gillette task in week 2.

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Ivanka Trump collaborated with season 5 winner Sean Yazbeck on his winner's project of choice, Ivanka Trump SoHo Hotel-Condominium.

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Ivanka Trump replaced Kepcher as a primary boardroom judge during the sixth season of The Apprentice and its follow-up iteration, Celebrity Apprentice.

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In 1997, at the age of 15, Ivanka Trump co-hosted the Miss Teen USA Pageant, which was partially owned by her father, Donald Ivanka Trump, from 1996 to 2005.

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In 2006, Ivanka Trump was a guest judge on Project Runway's third season, alongside Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, and Vera Wang.

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Ivanka Trump reappeared as a guest judge on season 4 of Project Runway All-Stars in 2014 and 2015, alongside host Alyssa Milano, judges Georgina Chapman and Isaac Mizrahi, and guest judges Betsey Johnson, Michael Bastian, Elie Tahari, Nina Garcia, and Zac Posen.

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When Ivanka Trump was attending boarding school as a teenager, she began modeling "on weekends and holidays and absolutely not during the school year, " according to her late mother, Ivana Ivanka Trump.

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Ivanka Trump was featured in advertisements for Tommy Hilfiger, Elle, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Thierry Mugler, Ivanka Trump engaged in fashion runway work.

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Ivanka Trump has been profiled in many women's fashion magazines, including Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire, and Elle.

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Ivanka Trump was featured in Vanity Fairs annual International Best Dressed List in 2007 and 2008.

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Ivanka Trump funded a Women's Entrepreneur Center at the National Urban League in Baltimore, Maryland, after visiting the facility with Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League.

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In 2015, Ivanka Trump introduced her father, Donald J Trump, at Trump Tower as he announced his candidacy for president of the United States.

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Ivanka Trump was involved with the campaign by making public appearances to support and defend him.

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In January 2016, Ivanka Trump was featured in a radio ad that aired in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire, in which she praised her father.

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Ivanka Trump appeared by his side following the results of early voting states in 2016, in particular briefly speaking in South Carolina.

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Ivanka Trump was not able to vote in the New York primary in April 2016 because she had missed the October 2015 deadline to change her registration to Republican.

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Ivanka Trump introduced her father in a speech immediately before his own speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention in July.

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An earlier Post article had questioned whether the policy positions Ivanka Trump espoused were closer to those of Hillary Clinton than to those of her father.

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Ivanka Trump became the head of the newly established Office of Economic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship.

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Nixon Eisenhower was one of the Nixon administration's most vocal defenders, and Ivanka Trump defended the Ivanka Trump administration and her father personally against a myriad of allegations.

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Ivanka Trump was criticized by some in March 2018 after the firing of Rex Tillerson for meeting with the South Korean foreign minister Kang, even though Kang primarily met with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and congressmen including Speaker Paul Ryan; Kang's lunch with Trump followed several meetings during the Olympics in South Korea.

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In November 2018, The Washington Post reported that Ivanka Trump shared her schedule with childcare providers—a form of official government business—through her personal email, a possible technical violation of federal records rules, which require communications to be sent within 20 days to a work account for permanent archival.

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Ivanka Trump went in a worldwide tour in 2019 to promote her "Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative", in which she traveled to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast, in sub-Saharan Africa, in April; and to Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay, in South America, in September; and to Morocco, in northern Africa, in November.

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Ivanka Trump attended the 74th United Nations General Assembly to promote her initiative.

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In June 2020, Ivanka Trump was credited with proposing the controversial photo opportunity for President Donald Ivanka Trump holding a bible in front of St John's Church, which required violently clearing peaceful protesters.

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Ivanka Trump walked with her father to the site and carried the bible in her Max Mara purse.

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In July 2020, Ivanka Trump tweeted a picture of herself with a Goya Foods bean can, endorsing the product.

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Ivanka Trump's tweet raised ethics concerns, given that Ivanka Trump is an official adviser in the White House, and employees in public office are not permitted to endorse products.

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In June 2022, Ivanka Trump told the panel of the United States House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack that she does not believe the election was stolen and accepted William Barr's conclusion that voter fraud claims have "zero basis".

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In 2010, Ivanka Trump cofounded Girl Up with the United Nations Foundation.

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In November 2019, Ivanka Trump's father was ordered to pay a $2 million settlement for misusing the foundation for his business and political purposes.

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Ivanka Trump has ties to a number of Jewish charities, including Chai Lifeline, a charity which helps to look after children with cancer.

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Ivanka Trump further said that any royalties exceeding the advances would be given to charity.

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Ivanka Trump has a close relationship with her father, who has publicly expressed his admiration for her on several occasions.

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Ivanka Trump has likewise praised her father, complimenting his leadership skills and saying he empowers other people.

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Sarah Ellison, writing for Vanity Fair in 2018, indicated Ivanka Trump was the family member that "everyone in the family seems to acknowledge" is her father's "favorite" child.

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In college, Ivanka Trump was in a nearly four-year relationship with Greg Hersch.

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Ivanka Trump visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in western Jerusalem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem during the trip.

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