Donald Trump Jr., 39, is the eldest child of President Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana. Jr. currently works alongside his brother Eric as a trustee of The Trump Organization. He and Eric oversee a trust that includes the Trump Organization assets while his father is President.
But given how outspoken Jr. has been against his father’s critics, it’s fair to wonder just how much of a name his carved out for himself. Specifically, what is Trump’s heir worth?
Donald Trump Jr.’s Net Worth as of 2017: $150 Million
So how did Jr. amass such wealth? Was it all from his father’s pocket? Let’s take a look.
2000 – 2006
After college graduation, Jr. moved to Aspen, Colorado briefly. For one year, he hunted, fished, skied, lived in a truck and worked as a bartender before returning to New York and joining the Trump organization. Since then, he has overseen the operations ranging from deal evaluation, analysis and pre-development planning to construction, branding, marketing, operations, sales and leasing. As for the projects that he has managed, they include Trump Place and Trump Park Avenue in New York City, Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, as well as Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland.
2007 – 2015
In addition to his real estate engagements, Donald Trump Jr. is also a distinguished and sought-after speaker. He has talked extensively throughout the United States and has delivered keynote speeches internationally, notably in Dubai and India. His appearances on The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice continued until his father left the show. An avid philanthropist, Mr. Trump Jr. sits on the board of directors of Operation Smile and is heavily involved in the Eric Trump Foundation. When it comes to his private life, he is married to Vanessa Haydon Trump and the couple has four children together.
During this time, Jr. rose through the ranks of his father’s company and was eventually named Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization.
2016 – Present
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Jr. campaigned for his father. He was characterized by the New York Times as “a close political adviser to his father.” In December 2016, the Wall Street Journal and Politico reported that Trump Jr. influenced his father’s choice of Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke. In 2017, he has campaigned for congressional candidates Greg Gianforte and Karen Handel. In May 2017, Trump Jr. met with Republican National Committee officials to discuss the party’s strategy and resources.
At the same time, Jr. continues his duties as Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization.
All told, Donald Trump Jr. is worth an estimated $150 million.