The 45th President of the United States certainly loves to be in the spotlight, here are some facts about Donald Trump you may not know.
1. Donald Trump was sent to Military School for Bad Behavior in his teen years.
2. He’s a Germaphobe who does not like to shake hands.
3. Trump Management Corporation was once sued by The Department of Justice for discrimination because they would not rent to people of a certain race.
4. In 1990, Donald Trump won a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actor for his role in Ghost Can’t Do It.
5. Trump sued Bill Maher for calling his father a monkey.
6. Trump doesn’t drink alcohol. His brother was an alcoholic and died because of his addiction in 1982.
7. SPY Magazine once sent some of the world’s richest people checks of 13 cents to see who would cash them. The only people to do so were an arms dealer and Donald Trump.
8. Trump has run for president before. He won the California presidential primary for the Reform Party in 2000.
9. He passed up the chance to buy the New England Patriots back in the 80s because he thought they were a bad investment.
10. Trump owned 14,000 apartments by the time he was 27.
11. Donald Trump Hit it Big with the Television Show “The Apprentice” and was paid $375,000 for each episode of the show.
12. Trump has been sued 3,500 times by his business partners, contractors, clients, employees, and banks.
13. Trump’s hair is real. He gets his haircuts from his wife Melania.
14. Donald Trump is of German and Scottish ancestry.
15. His family’s name was originally Drumpf or Drumpft but changed to Trump when the Thirty Years’ War occurred in the 1600s.
16. As of 2017, at least 24 women have accused Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual behavior in several incidents over the last 30 years.
17. Trump’s family fortune began when his grandfather Frederick Trump pulled in a fortune by operating restaurants and boarding houses in the boom towns of Seattle and Klondike, Canada.
18. Trump attended Fordham University, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated Wharton in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics.
19. Donald Trump is famously self-conscious about the length of his fingers.
20. He once ran the Donald J. Trump Foundation established in 1988, but was shut down by the NY State Attorney General’s office in 2013 for multiple violations.
21. Donald Trump owns and operates around 18 golf courses around the world.
22. Trump was a registered Democrat between 2001 and 2009.
23. Trump has never filed for personal bankruptcy, but six times he’s filed for bankruptcy for his business properties between 1991 and 2009.
24. Trump once quipped that “I do play with bankruptcy laws—they are very good for me” as a way of cutting debt.
25. Trump played a cameo in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
26. Although Trump’s parents were considered rich, all of the Trump children held after-school jobs when they were young.
27. Donald is a WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment fan.
28. In 1999, Trump proposed a one-time tax of 14.25% on individuals with net worth $10 million or more and claimed that it would raise $5.7 trillion which can wipe out the national debt.