13 Interesting Things Most People Don’t Know About Ivanka Trump.
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2/13 Ivanka has been very public about her political views, saying that "like many of [her] fellow millennials, [she does] not consider [herself] categorically Republican or Democrat". In 2007 she donated $1000 to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, but in 2012 endorsed Mitt Romney for president and later hosted a fundraiser for Corey Booker's campaign in 2013. For the 2016 presidential election she was unable to vote for her father, Republican nominee Donald Trump, in the New York primary because she missed the voter registration deadline. As an Independent she would have had to register as specifically a Republican months earlier.
3/13 Ivanka's first magazine cover before being thrown into the world of Forbes and Harper's Bazaar was Seventeen magazine in 1997. The issue featured an interview with her and her mother Ivana, as well as other celebrity mother/daughter pairings.
4/13 Since 2006 she has served as the executive vice president of real estate development and acquisitions at The Trump Organization. Her two brothers also work for the Trump Organization as executive vice presidents. Her estimated net worth is $150 million as a result of this position and her other ventures.
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5/13 Trump launched her own beauty line: the Ivanka Trump Lifestyle Collection. It features jewellery, fragrance, clothing, handbags, outerwear, and eyewear designed for the modern businesswoman. She claims that she hasn't bought shoes from any other designer but her own since starting the collection, with the exception of running shoes.
6/13 In 2009 she published a memoir: The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life, which details the life lessons she's learned as she has become on the the biggest rising stars in the business world. It was deemed a bestseller by both The New York Times and The Washington Post.
7/13 Though Ivanka has never shied away from the spotlight or the camera, having appeared on her father's shows The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice, she did decline an offer to appear on The Bachelorette. She instead met her husband Jared Kushner through mutual friends who set the two up for a business transaction.
8/13 In 2009, after studying with Rabbi Haskel Lookstien at Congregation Kehilath Keshurun in Manhattan, she converted to Judaism and took the name Yael. Though raised in a Christian household she converted to marry her husband Jared, who was Jewish from birth. Together the two eat a kosher diet and observe the Sabbath, and plan to raise their children in the faith as well.
9/13 Hoping to spread her wings and try something new, Ivanka once auditioned for the role of Cosette in the Broadway production of Les Miserables. She didn't get it and has never auditioned or participated in live theatre again, though she frequently has public speaking engagements.
10/13 Ivanka and her husband Jared have three children (Arabella, Joseph, and Theodore) who each gave her incredible pregnancy cravings. Her daughter Arabella gave her cravings for salt bagels with cream while, while the boys wanted cookie dough ice cream, usually in the middle of the afternoon.
11/13 After graduating from Choate Rosemary Hall, a private college-preparatory boarding school in Connecticut, she attended Georgetown University for two years. She then transferred to the Wharton School, the business school of the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated in 2004 summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.
12/13 The initiative #WomenWhoWork by Ivanka aims to inspire women to create the lives they really want to lead. The initiative interviews amazing women in business or entrepreneurial roles and asks the women to offer advice to other working women on personal finance, work/life balance, and career building.
13/13 In 2007 Trump joined forces with Dynamic Diamond Corporation to design a new line of jewelry. The line was introduced at the brand's first flagship retail store on Madison Avenue called Ivanka Trump.
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