His show The Apprentice is installed for a few months on NBC and is already at the elbow to elbow with Crime Scene Investigation (the Experts, in French) features of the prime-time on CBS. Before leaving his Office, Mark Burnett, reality show co-producer, cannot stop watching on his screen to control the end of the episode that millions of Americans are waiting for him. 20 Hours in a silence of death, host star Donald Trump launches a menacing finger: "You're fired", "you are transferred!... "Then, is what gave it", asks since his limousine. "More than twelve million viewers, happily answer Burnett." And you know what In the last half hour, we do as well as Crime Scene Investigation. "Donald Trump hangs up and immediately calls his Secretary that she bombarded the editors of the major New York newspapers. With his usual enthusiasm, the half-hour is transformed into an hour. Small lies between friends. With as well, he has no qualms to have. It is expensive to NBC. So what "I am host the best paid in the chain," says who wants to hear it. With 1.5 million of fees per year, it is not far from the account.
That evening on Fifth Avenue, a kid light return to the lobby of the Trump Tower is mine go on him, shouting: "You're fired!", slogan became within a few days a real rallying cry. So-called brutally, the expression replaces now the usual "How's it going". The author went to the file as you would a trademark or a patent of invention.
Born in Queens (laborious suburb of New York), Donald Trump was elevated to the hard by his parents. At age 13, he is sent to the Military Academy in New York where he out to integrate the cadet school. Attracted by finance, he decided to attend the Wharton School, one of the best schools of management of the country. This is where it first not on the public golf courses of Philadelphia to reach quickly 5 handicap (7 today). He is a member of the Winged Foot, big club private near New York, when it goes not through his own greens. Unable to play in friendly part, Donald Trump is never as strong as the amounts are a few zeros behind the comma. His hour of glory The pro am AT & T he played with Payne Stewart, who died since then in a plane crash. Arrived 12 of Spyglass, a difficult route on the Monterrey peninsula (California), Donald prepares to play it by 3 of 165 m and fate a 5 iron. "All soft, intimate Payne Stewart, slowed down me this swing, it's too quick." Trump ball has a perfect trajectory after a rebound close to the flag, it falls directly into the hole, the public starts to shout, whistle. "Like that", asked his friend Trump. "Yes, exactly!," said Payne.
Once the learned profession, he left the family fold
Degree in economics and finance from the Wharton School in hand, Donald Trump integrates the company of his father in Brooklyn. Specializing in real estate offices, the Trump Organization is solid profits. The father and the son will work together for five years and, with Donald at his side, Fred Trump will develop a true small empire. But Donald bored and, once the learned profession, he left the family fold moved to Manhattan where he feels that the business will be more juicy. Along the way, it intersects Ivana Zelnicek, splendid Czech fashion model, whom he married on April 7, 1977. Donald Trump business become successful, it is in cache. The couple is displayed in the most beautiful receptions and receives all-Manhattan on the Trump Princess, the former Nabila, $ 30 million yacht bought Adnan Khashoggi. Among their guests, Rudolph Giuliani, Republican for the long arm, as Mayor of New York, become one of the mistresses of Donald Trump cards. Tireless Builder, the flamboyant promoter built everything - goes on more and more expensive land. Banks follow, flattered to be associated with this name over the years become a reference. Trump is a synonym for buildings, all more senior than others. On Fifth Ave, the highest rent palme returned to the Trump Tower. Trump Plaza is located 610 Park Avenue. Facing Central Park, the Plaza Hotel, refurbished the same, it is again, like the Ritz Carlton... Donald Trump is exports little but always properly. In Chicago, the Trump International Hotel & Tower is erected on the very select Michigan Avenue. If it is present in Las Vegas, it's on the strip and nowhere else. With such references, it seems to be safe until the end of his life.
Yet in 1990, the crisis strikes and Donald Trump spent the four most difficult years of his career. More person do the following. Indebted to the neck, it must cope with 900 million dollars of debt. He then gives the Plaza Hotel to City Bank and half of its shares in the TajMahal, one of its three Atlantic City casinos. The press that has revered it the troll in the mud. In its edition of August 21, 1990, the Jersey Record columnist wrote: "if we had prisons for the indebted, Donald Trump deal the Dungeon...". "In his book Think Like a Billionaire, Donald Trump says that an evening of great depression, while he was invited to an evening that he had no desire to attend, he eventually get there. Well took it as it occurs next to a banker who gave him one or two advice. To be no more to the saddle.
Donald Trump capitalizes on its name
We know the strong man. Found her strength of character. Donald Trump reduced drastically its train of life. He separates from his yacht, its airline and... his wife, Ivana, whom he divorced in 1992. The crisis passed, it does change radically method. Now, this will no longer himself is endettera but the others that he will seduce and convince to invest in projects to his name. Anonymous financial will pay to use this trademark, despite the blows of tobacco, remains its main asset. Therefore, it capitalizes on its name. His first book, The Art of the Deal, sold three million copies and remains at the head of economic New York Times bestseller several weeks. Professional image, choosing easily identifiable clothing: dark costumes signed Brioni, white shirt and a necktie often United in a colour that disposes of, blue electric, pale pink, Pearl Grey or orange. Another distinctive sign: the wick carefully reduced on the front of her skull depleted. He even an advertising argument for a spot of anti-dandruff shampoo. In the same vein, it goes up to extol the merits of credit cards. Perish for someone out of a bankruptcy! Believed finished, Donald Trump is everywhere, starting with the hushed world of golf which includes any party that he can draw real estate perspective. In seven years, it will thus create three routes bearing his name. The first was founded in Florida in the residential area of West Palm Beach, 20 minutes from Mar a Lago, the splendid property where he married for the third time in the presence of Hillary and Bill Clinton. And before its five hundred guests it offers to Melania, his beautiful wife, a fabulous stone of 15 carat! His second golf course, he built in Westchester, tidy suburb north of New York; the third, it crosses the Hudson and casts his vest in Bedminster, New Jersey. In the Caribbean, is a 14 holes on the tiny island of Canouan, in the heart of the Grenadines, accompanied of a hotel with 156 rooms, Raffles Resort. South of Los Angeles, he bought finally the Ocean Trails along three kilometres of jagged coastline. The bet is risky, since the last three holes of the course fell into the Pacific in a landslide. Sniffing the good case, it does not hesitate to initiate the work of consolidation for this spectacular golf course located half an hour from the city centre.
Champion of the sheer scale, Donald Trump has a final draft which would mark its seal this old land of Scotland, birthplace of his favorite sport and country of origin of his mother, Mary McLeod, born in Lewis Island, a rocky the Hebrides island. After five years of research, Donald Trump is its Treasury in 2006: the field of Menie Links, located at Balmedie, thirty minutes from the airport to Aberdeen and near one of the most famous Scottish golf courses, Royal Aberdeen. As always, his project is pharaonic since he plans to build two 18 hole courses, a 450-room hotel, and, of course, a real estate complex with apartments and luxury villas. Where the reluctance of several environmental associations that reluctant to become "trumptown" these hectares of wild dunes with numerous colonies of birds. Indeed, the project was launched with the greens and the club house opening in spring 2009, the rest of the field to be completed in 2012. The owner will be then 72 years. Not doubting nothing, it proposes that the future Trump International Golf Links has the oldest tournament in the world, the British Open!
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