Ivana Trump, Donald Trump's first wife, has died at the age of 73
Ivana Trump, Donald Trump's first wife and mother of his three oldest children, died at her home in New York at the age of 73, the former president announced Thursday on his Truth Social network, several media outlets across the Atlantic report.
The cause of death has not been officially released, but the New York jet-setter was found unconscious and unresponsive at the bottom of a staircase in her New York City townhouse, hours before her hair appointment.
Ivana Trump's fortune is estimated at $100 million.
The former tenant of the White House praised the great life of this former cross-country skier and model of Czech origin, who was his wife from 1977 to 1992. His pride and joy came from his three children, Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric, he assured. In October 2017, a few months after the installation of Donald Trump in the White House, Ivana Trump had published Raising Trump (Raising Trump), a book in which she told of having taught her children the value of money, not to lie, cheat or steal, respect for others.
After Ivana, Donald Trump married the actress Marla Maples with whom he had a second daughter, Tiffany. He has been married since 2005 to Melania Trump, mother of Barron, 16 years.
It's a very sad day, a very sad day, said Eric Trump, Donald and Ivana's son, as he left his mother's home on the Upper East Side near Central Park.
Ivana was preparing for a trip to Saint-Tropez that she was looking forward to. Since the beginning of the pandemic, she had not traveled for fear of catching Covid.
Ivana's daughter, Ivanka Trump, posted a tribute to her mother on Instagram, sharing several family photos over the years.
She lived her life to the fullest, never missing an opportunity to laugh and dance, she added. I will miss her forever and will always keep her memory alive in our hearts.