It’s estimated that Ivana Trump, a former Olympian turned socialite and model, is worth $100 million. It’s safe to say that Ivana Trump is most well-known for her marriage to Donald Trump. Having been married for over a decade, they have three children. Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump. They divorced in 1992 after their first marriage ended.
Early Life and Relationships of Ivana Trump
February 20, 1949 in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia (now Zlin, Czech Republic) was Ivana Marie Zelnková’s birth date. Throughout her childhood, her father, Milo Zelnek. He nurtured her natural skiing ability and instilled in her a love of learning. She studied German and English at Charles University in Prague. This is where she also competed on the ski team. When she was a student at Charles University in 1968. She witnessed the Prague Spring and the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. She went on to earn a Master’s degree in physical education in the early 1970s.
Alfred Winklmayr, an Austrian ski instructor, married Ivana in 1971. She was able to escape Communist Czechoslovakia without defecting because of him. And her departure had fewer repercussions on her family. In 1973, after divorcing Winklmayr, she relocated to Canada. Her first paid job was in Montréal, Canada. This is where she worked as a professional ski racer coach. She worked as a coach for a while before switching careers. And going into the modelling industry full time. She worked for the Audrey Morris agency in New York City in the 1970s. It is which brought her to the Big Apple. Donald Trump was one of her first encounters with him at this point in her life.
Personal Life of Ivana Trump
In 1976, Ivana and Donald initially met, and they married the following year. In the 1980s, they rose to prominence in New York society. As a result of their work together. As a family, they have three children. Ivanka Trump (born in October 1981), Donald Trump Jr., and Eric Trump (born in January, 1984). Ivana also became Vice President of Interior Design for her husband’s firm, The Trump Organization. She was also named president of the Trump Castle Hotel and Casino. It is which is owned and operated by Trump. In 1988, she was granted naturalisation as a US citizen. In the end, the couple decided to call it quits in 1990.
Before and after her romance with Donald Trump. She has had other partnerships. She married Riccardo Mazzucchelli, her third spouse, in 1995. But they divorced shortly after. Later, from 1997 until his death in 2005. She was romantically linked to Roffredo Gaetani. Although they divorced in 2009, Ivana and Rossano Rubicondi have been seen together again in 2018.
Deal with Donald Trump in Divorce
Ivana and Donald signed FOUR prenuptial agreements. During the course of their marriage as Donald’s wealth developed. Ivana received $25 million in cash and their Greenwich, Connecticut, mansion as part of the final settlement. Also, if their Greenwich home was sold before their divorce was official. She was offered $22 million in cash for a new property. In the end, she was given $650,000 a year in child support. Until all three of her children were adults. When inflation is taken into account. Ivana’s entire payout was equal to about $100 million in today’s money. At the time of the divorce. Donald was said to be deeply in debt and was compelled to pay for the settlement using loans from the bank.
Career of Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump started two businesses after her divorce from Donald Trump in 1990. Ivana, Inc. and Ivana Haute Couture. Television shopping channels were the primary source of these lines of clothing, jewellery, and other beauty products. Her involvement in many unsuccessful real estate ventures in 2005. Further included the never-built Ivana Las Vegas condominium high rise. In 1998, she purchased a 33% stake in the country’s second-largest daily newspaper. It is which was owned by her husband at the time.
Ivana has had a modest amount of success as a writer. Divorcees were advised to “take his wallet for cleaning” in her self-help book. “The Best Is Yet to Come: Coping With Divorce and Enjoying Life Again” (1995). Raising Trump” (2017) is the title of her autobiography in which she details her own childhood and the upbringing of her children.
Ask Ivana” (Globe 1995-2010) and her own lifestyle magazine, “Ivana’s Living in Style” (launched February 1999) are two of her other writing endeavours. In addition, she appeared in a few scenes on camera. Her Lifetime network biography special, “Intimate Portrait: Ivana Trump” (2001), and her Oxygen Channel reality television special, “Ivana Young Man” (2006), were both produced and hosted by her.