Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American real estate developer, television personality, business author, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization, and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump’s career, branding efforts, lifestyle and outspoken manner helped make him a celebrity, a status amplified by the success of his NBC reality show, The Apprentice.

Donald in the 1940’s



Donald in the 1950’s


Donald in the 1960’s


Donald in the 1970’s


Donald in the 1980’s



Early 1980s

• Trump owns two apartment buildings on Prospect Street in East Orange with his father, Fred. (They are later sold in the late 1990s.)

• He begins buying up land at the foot of Atlantic City Expressway for a casino and obtains a casino license in 1982.




Donald in the 1990’s


Donald in the 2000’s


Donald in the 2010’s