Ivana Trump is popular for being the first wife of US president Donald Trump whom he cheated on with Marla Maples who later became his second wife. Their divorce which was definitely not a cordial separation drew a lot of media attention. However, even after the split, Ivana still kept her spot in the spotlight not only as Donald Trump’s ex-wife but also as an enterprising lady who has made a name for herself in the world of fashion and as an accomplished writer.
Ivana Trump Marriage To Donald Trump
Talk of a marriage that has made massive tabloids headlines and you would have that of Ivana Trump and Donald Trump whose marriage did not only make headlines when they were together but even after their infamous divorce drama. The couple who met back in 1976 fell head over heels in love with each other as they tied the knot in less than a year of courtship. Ivana was not just Trump’s wife and mother of his three children Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump but she was also the Vice President of the Trump Organisation and oversaw interior designs. Much later, she became the President of the Trump Castle Hotel and Casino.
Ivana Trump who was a former model and a businesswoman was definitely not going to let her failed marriage with Trump get the best of her. Yes, she was disappointed with the facts starring her in the face with regards to her husband’s affair with Marla Maples but Ivana walked away with a fat settlement from her divorce and it is common knowledge that she still enjoys certain privileges from her ex-husband, who is the president of the United States. He even offered her a job as an ambassador to The Czech Republic which she turned down.
Where Is The Popular Ex-First Wife Of Trump
Ivana Trump does not have a specific location she stays in for a long time as she loves to travel and sources have it that she spends most of her time in three special places she adores which are Miami, New York City and the south of France. These cities where also the reason she turned down Trump’s offer to go to Prague as the US ambassador to the Czech Republic. Her refusal, however, did not go down well with the Czech President Miloš Zeman who called her a ‘coward’ for turning down the job.
Ivana might not be the typical grandmother but another place you can always get a hold of her is where she spends time with her grandchildren. Ivana who has instructed all her nine grandchildren to call her “Ivana-ma” and “Glam-ma” is also known to enjoy spending time with her little ones.
Known to love doing whatever she desires in the showbiz world, the former wife of Donald Trump has definitely done some good for herself over the years. In 1992, Ivana started various clothing lines, jewelry and beauty items that she put up for sale in various selling outlets.
She is also an acclaimed writer who has penned down several novels like ‘For Love Alone‘ which was published in 1992, ‘Free to Love‘ in 1993 and a book in 1995 ‘The Best is Yet to Come: Coping with Divorce and Enjoying Life Again‘ which she is known to have a very strong attachment to. Ivana has also written an autobiography titled ‘Raising Trump‘ in which she talks about her childhood days and how she had raised her kids alongside Donald Trump. Apart from writing books, Ivana Trump is also the writer of the advice column for Globe called ‘Ask Ivana, about love and life’, she has her own magazine which is called Ivana’s Living in Style and has also written articles for Divorce Magazine.
Her On-Screen Appearances
The famous first wife of Donald Trump has also taken small roles in films which started with her role in the 1996 film The First Wives Club. In 2006, she hosted the reality hookup program titled Ivana Young Man which was a huge success as it was followed by her appearance in the show The Apprentice as a boardroom advisor and later Celebrity Big Brother UK.