The Trumps: Meet the new US First Family
Published: 2017-01-20 13:58:19.0 BdST Updated: 2017-01-20 14:29:55.0 BdST
With just a few hours remaining for Donald Trump to become the 45th President of the US, here's a bit about the Trumps, with notes on the roles each family member may play in the administration, according to media reports on Friday.
Melania Trump, 46:
Originally from Slovenia, Melania is Donald Trump's third wife. A former model, the couple got married in 2005 and welcomed their son Barron in 2006.
She has said that as First Lady she would like to be "very traditional - like Betty Ford or Jackie Kennedy", The Guardian reported.
Donald Trump greets his wife Melania on stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18, 2016. Reuters
Only making select appearances to publicly support him -- including her infamous speech at the July's Republic National Convention which was largely plagiarised by outgoing First Lady Michelle Obama's speech four years earlier, The Independent daily said.
Donald Trump Jr, 39:
Donald Trump Jr is the incoming President's eldest son with his first wife, Czech model Ivana Trump. He currently works alongside his brother Eric as a trustee of The Trump Organization.
According to sources, Trump Jr is not expected to have a role in his father's administration.
He is married to model Vanessa Kay Haydon since 2005 and they have five children.
Ivanka Trump, 35:
Trump's eldest daughter also with Ivana, Ivanka is a fashion executive and manages projects including the recently opened Trump hotel in the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington DC.
Ivanka converted to Judaism to marry businessman Jared Kushner, with whom she has three children.
Ivanka Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 21, 2016. Reuters
However, it is unclear what her exact role is, but unofficially, she will be the president's most trusted consultant.
Donald Trump's son Eric Trump arrives to speak during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 20, 2016. Reuters
Eric Trump, 33: Tiffany Trump speaks about her father, Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 2016. Reuters
Donald Trump's youngest son with Ivana, Eric is set to manage the family's business interests over the next four years with his brother.
Arguably the most low-key member of the Trump family, he has been working as the vice president of the Trump Organisation.
He wed Lara Yunaska in 2014 in a ceremony officiated by Jared Kushner. They have no children.
Jared Kushner, 36:
Ivanka's husband, raised in New Jersey and the grandchild of Holocaust survivors, he has a bachelor's degree from Harvard and a law degree from New York University, The Guardian reported.
He took over his family's real estate firm after his father was imprisoned on a federal felony conviction for witness tampering and tax evasion. Kushner is also owner and publisher of the New York Observer daily.
Kushner will take the role of senior adviser to the President in the White House.
Tiffany Trump speaks about her father, Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 2016. Reuters
Tiffany Trump, 23:
Tiffany is Donald Trump's daughter from his second wife, actress and TV personality Marla Maples. She is a recent University of Pennsylvania graduate and is not expected to have any role in her father's administration.
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