Ivana Trump is popularly known as the former wife of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Beyond her famous marriage, there is much more to the former model, TV star, writer, and fashion entrepreneur. One thing is for sure, Ivana Trump is the complete package.
Ivana Trump Bio, Age
She was born Ivana Zelnícková on February 20, 1949, in Zlin (formerly known as Gottwaldov) Czech Republic (former Czechoslovakia) Her father, Miloš Zelnícek, was Czech by birth, and her mother Marie Francová came from Austria. She became involved in athletics at a very tender age and received all the support she needed from her father.
Ivana started skiing at this early age, and before she was 6 years old, she was already good at the game. At the age of 12, Ivana was enrolled in a training camp for children’s skiers, where she continued to hone her skills. She completed her higher education at Charles University in Prague, during which she claimed to have been selected as a reserve in the Czechoslovakian ski team for the 1972 Winter Olympics.
After graduation, Ivana moved Zelnícková to Canada to work as a ski instructor. Armed with the right looks and physique, she later immersed herself in modeling. In 1976 she moved to New York during the Montreal Olympics to promote skiing. There she met Donald Trump, who was the son of a very influential real estate mogul at the time. The resulting romance and subsequent marriage changed the course of Ivana’s entire adult life.
As an actress, she is known for the roles she played in subsequent films: Ivana Young Man (2006), The First Wives Club (1996), and Pan Tau (1970).
Career and Net Worth
Ivana Trump had a fairly modest life and career as a model in the early 1970s, but her entire career received a huge boost during and after her marriage to Donald Trump. Among various other positions, she served as Vice President of Interior Design for the Trump organization and was later named President of the Trump Castle Hotel and Casino in New Jersey.
After her divorce from Donald Trump, Ivana Trump published a series of novels in the early 1990s and also began her long career as a columnist for the weekly tabloid Globe. A successful businesswoman, Ivana Trump also launched her own lifestyle product line, Ivana Haute Couture. All these and several other ventures have helped her to an enviable net worth of $60 million.
Who is Ivana Trump’s Spouse?
Ivana Trump is currently unmarried but has had her fair share of marital connections. As a 22-year-old, she married the real estate agent Alfred Winklmayr in November 1971. Supposedly it was only a marriage of convenience and a means for her to move to another country. The marriage was dissolved in September 1972, 6 months after she had received her Austrian passport.
Ivana’s longest and probably most significant relationship to date was with her second husband Donald Trump from April 1977 to March 1992. She had all three of her children with Mr. Trump and she became a major player in his vast business empire.
A few years after she highly publicized divorce from Mr. Trump, Ivana Trump married Riccardo Mazzucchelli, an international businessman born in Italy. Their union lasted only 20 months and ended in 1997 in a not so pleasant divorce.
Mrs. Trump gave the marriage another chance in April 2008, when she entered into the bond of marriage with the much younger Italian-born actor and model Rossano Rubicondi. The union did not last up to a year before it ended. Since their separation, however, the two have remained friends. At the beginning of 2018, they performed as guests in the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars Ballando con le Stelle.
Ivana Trump’s Family, Grand Children
The three children of Ivana Trump are Donald Trump jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump, of whom she has fathered at least 9 grandchildren. Her first grandchild, Kai, is the oldest daughter of Donald Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa. Kai Trump was born on May 12, 2007, in New York City. Her second grandson, Kai Trump, is Donald John Trump III, the second offspring and also the first son of Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump. He was also born in New York City on February 18, 2009. Her third grandson is Tristan Milos Trump, the second son and also the third offspring of Donald Trump Jr. He was born on October 2, 2011, in New York City.
The fourth grandchild of Ivana Trump is Arabella Rose Kushner. She is the first offspring and the only daughter of Ivanka Trump. She was born on July 17, 2011. The fifth is Spencer Frederick Trump. He is the fourth child and the youngest son of Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump. He was born on October 21, 2012. The sixth is Joseph Frederick Kushner. He was born on October 13, 2013, and is the first son and second descendant of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.
The seventh grandchild of Ivana Trump is Chloe Sophia Trump. She is the second daughter and youngest offspring of Donald Trump Jr. and was born on June 16, 2014. The eighth grandchild is Theodore James Kushner, born on March 27, 2016, as the son of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. The ninth is Luke, who was born in September 2017. He is the first child of their youngest son Eric and his wife Lara.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Ivana Trump has a height of 182 cm (5 feet 11 inches). The former model keeps her body weight at 59 kg (130 lbs). As a health and fitness enthusiast, Ivana Trump started an advertising campaign for an Italian weight-loss diet plan “The Italiano Diet” in June 2018 in collaboration with the Italian nutritionist Gianluca Mech.