Eric Trump shared a statement on Instagram confirming that Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of former President Donald Trump, passed away at age 73. ABC 7 News reported that Ivana Trump died in her Manhattan apartment Thursday afternoon. The police arrived at her apartment early this afternoon after receiving a call for a cardiac arrest.
According to the outlet, the 73-year-old appeared to have died of natural causes. As the public mourns Ivana Trump’s loss, a number of outlets have recounted her storied life.
Forbes reports that the Czech-born model and later businesswoman was Donald’s first wife and mother to three children: Eric, Ivanka, and Donald Jr. She has ten grandchildren. From 1977 to 1992, she was married to the future US president, Donald Trump.
Who is Ivana Trump’s Mother, Marie Zelnickova?
As Ivana Zelnkowá was born on February 20, 1949, in Zln (the name of the city between 1949 and 1990 was Gottwaldov), Czechoslovakia, she is the daughter of Milo Zelnek (1927-1990) and Marie Zelnickova (née Francová; born 1926).
As a child, she lived with her mother, Marie Zelnickova, who was a telephone operator, and her father, an electrical engineer. Ivana began skiing at the age of four with the support of her father.
Marie Zelnickova is 96 years old as of now.
Ivana Trump’s Net Worth
It was estimated that she had a net worth of $50 million when she died.
She came from humble family background. While she was not rich before she married Donald Trump, she got $25 million in cash plus a mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, from the divorce settlement with former president Trump. She was also awarded cash $650,000 in annual child support until all 3 of her children reached 18 years old.
Even though the couple got separated in the early 1990s, Ivana had maintained her celebrity status and lived a lavish life. You may be surprised how much net worth she had maintained even at the time of her death.
Donald helped Ivana grow her business, and she was well known for her business. Although money from the divorce settlement helped her, her major source of wealth was her business.
In addition to several lifestyle brands, she once owned approximately 33% of a Croatian newspaper company. Aside from writing and publishing books, she was also a model and a media personality after she divorced Donald.
“Our mother was an incredible woman: a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and a caring mother and friend,” a statement from the Trump family said.
She was often seen with celebrities like Beyonce and Mike Tyson, making her life happening and glamorous.
Ivana Trump’s Age, Height, and Husband
Ivana was 73 years old at the time of her death. She had a height of 5′ 8″ (173 cms).
Ivana Trump is the first wife of President Trump.
Ivana Trump married four men in her lifetime. She married Alfred Winklmayr in 1971 and divorced after two years in 1973. Similarly, she was married to President Trump in 1977.
Ivana Trump’s Death Cause
Ivana Trump died of natural cause, according to police who visited her apartment after they got a call for cardiac arrest. She looked healthy and a little bit tired a few days before her death. She was last photographed on June 22 in New York, being helped at a hair salon.
According to reports in the US Sun, the day before her death, she was “tired” and only ordered a small amount of food. She visited the restaurant on Wednesday.
According to police, the cause of death of Ivana Trump might be Accidental, and she may have fallen from the stairs. There is no suspicion of any foul play here.