Brash billionaire Donald Trump has lived a long and colorful life. Although he has been a fixture in business, media, and entertainment for years, these 12 facts will surprise you.
In 1991, Trump Plaza went through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and followed the same path in 1992. Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts and Trump Entertainment went bankrupt in 2004 and 2009 respectively.
Between his first two marriages, Trump supposedly dated model and celebrity Anna Nicole Smith. There are photos of the two together, but his relationship was likely little more than a fling.
While Trump's casinos and hotels may be flowing with an endless supply of alcohol, Trump stated that he has been teetotal his entire life. He doesn't smoke nor does he do drugs.
In 2004, Trump became the star and the executive director of the NBC reality show "The Apprentice" which was so successful that a new format called "The Celebrity Apprentice" was launched.
During the "Battle of the Billionaires," Trump and McMahon made a bet in which if their nominated representative lost the wrestling match one of the two would have to shave his head. Clearly, Trump won the bet.
In the show "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" Trump claimed that he had never used an ATM. Does he have assistants taking care of these things, or is it just that he needs to go directly into the bank to withdraw large sums of cash?
Reportedly, Trump bought a USFL football team for $9 million in 1983, and it became the one of the best in the USFL. However, a few years later, the spring football league ceased to exist.
Trump loves to stay involved in social media. He reportedly sends about 372 tweets each month. He's also prominent on other social media platforms with millions of followers on Facebook, Instagram, and Vine.
Trump supposedly took a small $1 million "loan" from his father to start his ventures. When he was 27, the real estate tycoon owned 14,000 apartments located in Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn.
Trump has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He became the 2,327th star to receive the honor due to his role in "The Apprentice."
Trump had his own board game from the 80's. 15 years later an updated version of the game was released with the phrase "I'm back and you're fired!" Reviews stated that it's similar to Monopoly.
Over the years Trump has filed a number of lawsuits. The typical one is against J. Taikwok Yung over domain names that included the word "trump" in them.