Who is Ivanka Trump?

Ivanka Trump is a businesswoman and former political adviser. She is also the second-oldest child of former president, Donald Trump.

Born Ivanka Marie Trump in 1981, she was raised in Manhattan, US. Her father, Donald Trump, was then a real estate tycoon and her mother, Ivana, was a former model from the Czech Republic. Her parents divorced when she was 10-years-old.

Growing up, Ivanka followed in her mother’s footsteps and became a model. After completing her studies, she launched her own perfume and jewellery brand and even had a role in her father’s reality TV show, ‘The Apprentice’.

Along with her brothers, Eric and Donald Jr., Ivanka went on to join the Trump organisation as an executive vice president.

In 2009, she married real estate promoter, Jared Kushner. The couple have three children together, Arabella, Joseph and Theodore.

After contributing to her father’s presidency campaign, she followed him to the White House where she worked as an adviser.

Since the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, Ivanka has distanced herself from politics.

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