She told Harpers Bazaar, My mom grew up in the Soviet Bloc, and she was a Tiger Mom. We didnt get away with much. She recalled she used to love to play in her fathers office and listen to him negotiate. Id sit on the floor and hear him bid out contracts. I just liked it. I mean, I was also a feminine tomboy, like I always dressed like a girl and acted like a boy (marieclaire.com).
Ivanka Trump attended The Chapin School, and graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall, then spent two years at Georgetown University before transferring to the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated summa cum laude in 2004 with a degree in Economics.
Ivanka Trump is the Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions at the Trump Organization, but before she landed her plum gig, she worked for Forest City Enterprises. She told Marie Claire in 2007 of working at Trump, Ultimately, Im never going to blend in, and I dont need to be a guy to succeed in this world. She added, I love the name my father has given me, but Im also Ivanka Trump as a person. Thats important to me.
Ivanka Trump also had a stint in modeling. She landed on the cover of Seventeen in 1997 and walked the runways for Versace, among others. She was featured on the cover of Stuff in 2006 and 2007. She has also been on the covers of Forbes and Elle Mexico, and has appeared on sexiest lists for Askmen.com and Maxim.
Besides appearing on The Apprentice, she hosted the Miss Teen USA Pageant in 1997 and was also a guest judge on Project Runway.
Ivanka Trump wrote a book entitled The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life, which was published in October 2009.
She has also created her own Ivanka Trump Collection of rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants.
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In 2009, Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism and took the name Yael. She married her husband in October 2009. In July 2011, she gave birth to her daughter, Arabella Rose Kushner. She did admit, We have our work cut out for us to ensure that our daughter is grounded and not spoiled. Were going to make her work for it.
Ivanka Trump lives in a Park Avenue apartment in New York City.