The inside story of Donald Trump’s father
Donald Trump famously revealed that he kick-started his career with a “very small” million-dollar loan from his father, the real estate tycoon Fred Trump.
By the time Fred passed away in 1999, he’d amassed a fortune of around $300 million and gained a reputation as “the Henry Ford of the home-building industry.” So how did the son of a German barber lay the foundations for the Trump Organization?
Read on to discover the secrets of Fred Trump – the man who watered down paint, was arrested at a KKK rally, and made “The Donald” an eight-year-old millionaire. All dollar values in US dollars unless otherwise stated.