Developer Donald Trump delivers remarks during his announcement that he will run for president of the United States, in the lobby of Trump Tower, New York, June 16, 2015.
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What people want to know about Donald Trump

It’s an announcement 27 years in the making: real estate mogul Donald Trump is running for president. Trump has teased a potential run since 1988, but June 16, 2015 was the first time that he declared that he was “officially” in the race. Here are the most Googled questions about Trump since he declared his candidacy Tuesday.

1. Is Donald Trump a Republican?

Donald Trump is currently a Republican and seeking the GOP presidential nomination. That being said, he has been affiliated with various political parties, including the Reform Party (1999 to 2001), the Democratic Party (2001 to 2009) and the Independent Party (2011 to 2012).

2. How old is Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is 69 years old. He was born on June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York.

3. Is Donald Trump running for President in 2016?

That’s what he says! Trump declared on June 16 that he would be running for president, although he has yet to file formal paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.

4. What is Donald Trump’s net worth?

It depends on who you ask. Trump announced on June 16 that his net worth is $8.7 billion. Forbes, however, estimates that Trump’s net worth is $4.1 billion.   

5. Who is Donald Trump?

Donald Trump is an American businessman and television personality. He is chairman and president of The Trump Organization, executive producer and host of the long-running reality show The Apprentice and owner of The Miss Universe Organization.

6. How many times has Donald Trump run for president?

Trump is running for president for the first time, even though he has considered running in previous election cycles.

7. How many kids does Donald Trump have?

Trump has five children. Donald, Jr., Ivanka and Eric are from his first marriage with Ivana Trump. Tiffany is from his subsequent marriage with Marla Maples. And Barron William is from his marriage with Melania Trump. Trump also has seven grandchildren.

8. Is Donald Trump married?

Trump is married to Melania Trump, a Slovenian former model. He was married to Marla Maples from 1993 to 1999 and Ivana Trump from 1979 to 1992.

9. How did Donald Trump make his money?

Trump made a substantial portion of his money from his work in real estate. Here’s a self-reported breakdown of his assets.

10. How many times has Donald Trump filed for bankruptcy?

Four. Trump field for bankruptcy in 1991, 1992, 2004 and 2009.

What people want to know about Donald Trump