It is not very common to see the sons following into the steps of their ancestors. Most look at their father for guidance, and they expected to be guided for most of their journey. Whether this is about business or even morals. Well, this is the story of Eric Trump who is the following in the footsteps of his ancestors. He is an American philanthropist, businessman, and a former reality television personality.
He is the third child and also the second son of the President of the United States of America. His mother is Ivana Trump, and he serves as a Trustee of the Trump organization. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Eric Trump in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Trump was born in Manhattan City in the year 1986 on 4th January. He schooled at the prestigious Trinity College and the age of eight years; the parents got a divorce. Eric summer days were usually spent with the grandparents from his maternal side in the countryside. His grandparents had a normal life as his grandfather was an engineer while his grandmother was working in factory and manufacturing. His grandfather taught him factory, manufacturing, and shoes.
Eric has said several times that his grandparents were very loving and caring, but they were strict when it discipline issues and living clean and hard work. He is a graduate of Hill School from where he completed his course in the year 2002 and served as a member of school’s board until the year 2013. After completing his high school education, he proceeded to join Georgetown University that is located in Washington DC.
His specialization was in finance, and Eric decided to take after his father. He engaged himself with a wide variety of jobs around the many properties that are owned by his father. He at one time thought of having a job that is completely different than that of his father. However, after he joined high school, he decided to follow his father’s trail.
In the year 2013, Eric was engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Lara Lea Yunaska in the year 1982, who was working as an assistant producer on syndicated television news program. They tied the knot in 2014, and their wedding was held in Palm Beach, Florida. They have a son together, and their marriage has enjoyed stability.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Eric has been holding a very important position in his father’s company, the Trump organization. He was the vice president of the department of the development and acquisitions in this company. It has been said that he has been a source of excellent ideas as well as inspiration for the growth of the company. He has worked with his sister, Ivanka Trump and ensured a complete overhaul of Trump National Doral as well as the Blue Monster course. The course is located in Miami Florida. Eric has been a judge on a popular show ‘The Apprentice.’
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Eric Trump is estimated to be $350 million. This wealth has been attributed to the fact that he works for the Trump Family. He has donated a large chunk of his wealth towards assisting the less fortunate. He has been rated among the most influential young men in the world by various magazines.
Eric was voted as being among the most Rising young men to watch in 2013 by the Wine Enthusiast Magazine, and Forbes has ranked him among youngest richest people in the world. By the fact he comes from the Trump family, much is usually expected of his, and he has never disappointed.