Ivana Trump, the first wife of former US President Donald Trump breathed her last at her New York City home on Thursday. She was 73. Ivana Trump was survived by three children and ten grandchildren. She was also on good terms with Donald Trump during her last days.
• Ivana Trump dies at 73
• She and Donald Trump were a powerful publicity couple
• She was a Czech-American businesswoman
• She wrote a book in 2017
Who Was Ivana Trump?
Ivana Trump was a Czech-American businesswoman, media personality, fashion designer, author, and model. She was also an able skier. She met Donald Trump in the 1970s and the couple married in 1977. But their marriage ended in public, and messy, divorce after Donald Trump met Marla Maples who became his next wife.
The couple has three children, Donald Trump Jr, Ivanka Trump who was a senior advisor in the White House, and Eric Trump who is the current executive vice president of the Trump Organisation.
In 2017, she wrote a book on her journey in life and expressed her emotions for her family and friends. It is in this book that she mentioned her relations with Donald Trump post-divorce. She wrote that they spoke about once a week.
How Donald Trump Reacted To Ivana Trump’s Death?
Trump wrote a heartfelt post on Truth Social where he said that he was saddened to inform that Ivana Trump had passed away. He called her a wonderful, amazing, and beautiful woman who led a great and inspirational life.
The Trump family also released a statement shortly after her death. The statement read that Ivana Trump was an incredible woman, a survivor, a world-class athlete, radiant beauty, and a caring mother. The statement further read that she fled from communism and taught her children about grit and toughness, and compassion and determination.