The mother of Donald Trump's three children has died


July 15, 2022, 14:07 | Culture

The first wife of the ex-president of the USA died at the age of 73.

The mother of Donald Trump's three children has died

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former US President Donald Trump, died in New York at the age of 73. Ivana and Donald Trump were married in 1977 and they had three children — Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric, informs Ukr.Media.

The New York Police Department said that "was not discovered no crime' related to the death of Ivana Trump. According to the statement, around 12:40 p.m., the police received a call to the emergency service regarding a “person who was assisted.'' The arriving medics found a "73-year-old unconscious woman".

The ambulance, as reported by the police, pronounced Ivana Trump dead at the scene and added that the medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Trump announced the death of his ex-wife on his social network:

< p>"I am very sad to inform all those who loved her, and there are many of them, that Ivana Trump has died at her home in New York. She was a wonderful, beautiful and amazing woman who lived a wonderful and inspiring life. Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her. Rest in peace, Ivan!".

In recent years, the woman was on good terms with her ex-husband.

Ivana said in 2016 that she was both a supporter and adviser to Trump. “We talk before and after the performances and he asks me what I think.” She said that she once advised him to “be more calm.'' But Ivana added: "Donald cannot be calm. He is very frank. He just tells it like it is.

In 2017, she told the television show “Good Morning America'' that she spoke with then-President Trump about every two weeks and had her direct number for the White House, but she didn't want to call too often 'because Melania is there'. "I don't want to cause any jealousy or anything because I'm actually Trump's first wife, okay? she said with a laugh. “I'm the first lady, okay?”.

Melania Trump's representative responded at the time, saying that "there is clearly no point in the ex's statement, it's unfortunately just attention-grabbing and self-serving noise.

Ivana Trump was born in 1949 in the Czech city of Gotvaldove (Zlin) in the family of an electrical engineer and a telephone operator. In her youth, she was seriously engaged in skiing. In 1971, Ivana married the Austrian ski racing instructor Alfred Winklemayr and soon received Austrian citizenship. But already in 1973, she divorced Alfred in California.

For some time she lived in Canada, where she worked as a ski instructor and model. In 1976, she met Donald Trump. In April 1977, they got married. In his book “Trump: The Art of Doing Business” Donald called Ivana Trump a “great manager” and described her as "demanding and very competitive.

In 1989, during a vacation in Aspen (Colorado), the couple had a conflict based on jealousy. That day, Ivana came face-to-face with Marla Maples, who later became Trump's second wife and the mother of their daughter, Tiffany.

The Trumps' divorce process caused widespread publicity. After breaking up with Donald, Ivana received $14 million, a 45-room mansion in Connecticut, an apartment in Trump Plaza. and the right to use the mansion "Mar-a-Lago" for one month a year.

“My mother is an energetic woman, full of passion for life and adventure, which made it difficult for her to stay in one place for long,” Ivanka Trump wrote in her 2009 book, “Trump Card.” – My parents are strikingly similar in this respect. They drifted apart, and even when they were together, they seemed to look different, but they really had a common approach to life: all the time.

After her divorce from Trump, Ivana became an independent entrepreneur, launching a fashion line and writing several books. She married and divorced her third and fourth husbands and even had a cameo appearance as America's most famous ex-wife on The First Wives Club, where she had the immortal line, “Don't be mad, get it all!” #34;.

In 2017, Ivana said that she turned down Donald Trump's offer to become the United States ambassador to her native Czech Republic, citing her "freedom" and “ideal life”. "I was just offered to be the US ambassador to the Czech Republic and Donald told me. He said: “Ivana, if you want, I'll give it to you,'' the woman said. – But I like my freedom. I like to do what I want, go where I want, with whom I want. And I can afford my lifestyle. I have a perfect life.

The Trump family released a statement, calling her an 'incredible woman – a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, a caring mother.' and a friend'. The statement went on to say: "Ivana Trump survived. She fled communism and adopted this country. She taught her children endurance and resilience, compassion and determination. She will be greatly missed by her mother, her three children and her ten grandchildren.

Her daughter Ivanka Trump wrote on social media: "Destroyed by the death of my mother. Mom was brilliant, charming, passionate and terribly funny. She lived life to the fullest, never giving up the opportunity to laugh and dance. I will always miss her and always keep her memory in our hearts.


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