Now that Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump confirmed they're divorcing after 12 years of marriage, many fans are curious to find out more about who exactly his soon-to-be ex-wife is. Scroll down to learn all about Vanessa.
Does Vanessa Trump have children?
Don Jr. previously wed Vanessa in 2005 and they soon welcomed five kids together: Kai, 10, Donald III, 9, Tristan, 6, Spencer, 5 and Chloe, 3. In fact, his younger sister Ivanka Trump always had a good relationship with Vanessa and looked up to her as a mother specifically. "My sister-in-law Vanessa is a machine," Ivanka told People. "She can take all of [my children] and not even notice. She has five children and she’s Wonder Woman to me."
“She can be taking care of them all simultaneously, each pulling on her and have direct meaningful connections with each of them at one time. It’s remarkable," she added. "She really is such an amazing mother and really an inspiration to me." Who knows what will happen to their relationship now with the breakup...
What does Vanessa Trump do?
Before she married Don Jr. in 2005, she was a model and an actress. Her mother owned Kay Models, so she's been appearing in photoshoots since she's been a little girl. In 2003, she appeared in the movie Something's Gotta Give alongside Diane Keaton. She was also on her ex-father-in-law's reality show, The Apprentice, in 2004.
Vanessa was also involved in the fashion world like Ivanka at one point and released a line of handbags called La Poshett in 2010. He last line released in 2013.
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What is Vanessa Trump's maiden name?
Vanessa's maiden name is Haydon. She changed it to Trump when she married Don Jr. in 2005. Back when she was Vanessa Haydon, she reportedly dated Leonardo DiCaprio!
Where is Vanessa Trump from?
Like Don Jr., Vanessa is from NYC. She grew up in an uptown townhouse. She also has an Austrian, Russian, and Danish heritage.
How old is Vanessa Trump?
Vanessa was born on Dec. 18, 1977, so that makes her 40 years old today. Oddly enough, she and Don Jr. are only a few days apart! Don, also 40, was born on Dec. 31, 1977.