Lara Yunaska – Biography, Parents, Family, Age, Height, Religion, Ethnicity

Even before he became President of United States, Donald Trump has always lived in the spotlight as a billionaire, real estate mogul and television personality. His life over time has always been under the eagle eye of news media, but since he actually became president, the glare has naturally extended to his relatives and those close to him, one of whom is Eric Trump, the third son of the President and his wife, Lara Yunaska (now Trump).

Since she took on the Trump name, Lara has come under intense media scrutiny not just for the name but also as the campaign advisor of the President’s Presidential campaign. Read on to learn more about the life story of Lara and how she came to be associated with the Trump name.

Lara Yunaska’s Biography, Age, Ethnicity

When it comes to the Trumps, opinions are always divided about the famous family and those who marry into the family are sometimes looked at as morally bankrupt people who simply desire wealth without a care for who is hurt in the process. However, before the world came to hate Lara Trump for her name, she was simply Lara Lea Yunaska, the oldest child and only daughter of Robert Luke Yunaska and Lina Ann Sykes, who was born on the 12th of October 1982.

She is of the white ethnicity and was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina where she fell in love with equestrianism. Lara Yunaska Trump was raised in a conservative family, an ideal she has stuck to in her adult years. As the daughter of respectable members of their local community, Lara completed high school i Wilmington and attended North Carolina State University after. After graduating from the University where she studied Communications and French, she proceeded to a French Culinary Institute in New York where she earned a degree in pastry arts. As part of her love for the French culture and language, she spent part of her college years in France at the L’Universite Catholique de Lille.

She is mostly known today as Trump’s Campaign advisor and wife of Eric but before those became her dominating identity, she was a producer and reporter for Inside Edition. She started her professional career as an intern for several local news stations during her college years before she graduated and joined Inside Edition, a news magazine television program for CBS. She worked as a story coordinator and producer while she was with the magazine between 2012 and 2016.

Included in her CV also is her personal trainer career recorded when she worked as a physical trainer for those whose body structure and physique needed the help. Despite being born into a wealthy family, Lara chose to earn the money she spent.

After she married Eric Trump, she began working for his foundation, The Eric Trump Foundation which was established to help raise money for the St Jude’s Children’s Hospital Research Centre.

Lara Yunaska is a big animal lover and it shows in her professional resumé; she has worked as part of a couple of animal organizations such as Paws Place Animal Rescue in North Carolina and Animal Aid USA Program. She is an animal rights activist who regularly campaigns for the fair treatment of animals like wild horses and shelter animals. She is also a prominent supporter of Pets for Vets and an ambassador for North Shore Animal League of America. To crown her love and support for all things animal related, she owns a beagle which she named Charlie.

The beautiful Lara began working for the Donald Trump campaign in 2016, serving in different capacities as the liaison between the campaign and Giles-Parscale Company, a digital firm that worked on the campaign. She was also the leader of the Trump-Pence Women’s Empowerment Tour.

Since the election and subsequent installment of Donald Trump as the President of the United States, she has been working as a spokesperson and online producer for Trump Productions. In addition, she has been rehired to reprise her role as the liaison to Giles-Parscale Company for the 2020 reelection campaign.

Family and Parents

Lara Yunaska
Lara Yunaska and Eric Trump

Lara Yunaska reportedly comes from a wealthy family based in North Carolina; her parents are Robert Luke Yunaska and Linda Ann Sykes. She is the older of her parents two children, her brother is Kyle Robert Yunaska.

As for her marital family, she is married to Eric Trump, Donald Trump’s third child. The couple married on the 8th of November, 2014 after being in a relationship for 8 years. They have a son, Eric Luke Trump who was born in 2017.


There have been rumors about the religion of Lara Yunaska and claims that she is Jewish due to the Judaism being the dominant religion in the Trump family, she is however Jewish and currently unaffiliated to any religion.

Lara Yunaska’s Height

Lara Yunaska stands at a height of 1.8m (6 feet and 2 inches). She has a fit and athletic body as a result of her regular exercises and participation in triathlons.


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