- Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.
- Trump was born on June 14, 1946 (age 73) and raised in the New York City borough of Queens and received an economics degree from the Wharton School.
- He took charge of his family's real estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded it from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan.
- He managed the company until his 2017 inauguration. He co-authored several books, including The Art of the Deal. He owned the Miss Universe and Miss USA beauty pageants from 1996 to 2015, and he produced and hosted The Apprentice, a reality television show, from 2003 to 2015.
- Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.1 billion.
- Trump entered the 2016 presidential race as a Republican and defeated sixteen candidates in the primaries. Commentators described his political positions as populist, protectionist, and nationalist.
- He was elected president in a surprise victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, although he lost the popular vote.
- He became the oldest and wealthiest person ever to assume the presidency, and the first without prior military or government service.
- During his presidency, Trump ordered a travel ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries, citing security concerns; after legal challenges, the Supreme Court upheld the policy's third revision.
- He recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; imposed import tariffs on various goods, triggering a trade war with China; and started negotiations with North Korea seeking denuclearization.