Donald Trump Jr.’s Ex-Wife: Who Is She and What is She Up To Now?
Donald Trump Jr., the eldest child of former President Donald Trump, was married to Vanessa Kay Haydon for 12 years until their divorce was finalized in 2019. The couple has five children together and Vanessa was known for being a relatively private figure during her time with the Trump family. So what has she been up to since their split?
Who is Vanessa Trump?
Vanessa Trump was born on December 18, 1977, in New York City, making her 43 years old as of 2021. She grew up in a family of five siblings and attended Marymount Manhattan College, where she earned a degree in psychology. Vanessa was a model and actress when she met Donald Trump Jr. at a fashion show in 2003. They began dating soon after and got married in 2005 at Mar-a-Lago, the Trump family’s Florida estate.
Their Marriage and Split
During their 12 years of marriage, Vanessa kept a relatively low profile and focused on raising their five children. However, their relationship was not without its struggles. In 2018, Vanessa filed for divorce from Donald Jr., citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple’s split was reportedly amicable and they issued a joint statement stating that they would “always have tremendous respect for each other” and that their children would remain their top priority.
Vanessa Trump Today
Since the divorce, Vanessa has largely stayed out of the public eye. She has not made any official statements or interviews about her life post-marriage. However, she has been active on social media and often posts pictures of her children and her travels. She has also been spotted attending events with her ex-husband, indicating that they have maintained a good relationship for the sake of their children.
In addition to raising her children, Vanessa has also been involved in philanthropic work. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Best Buddies charity, which works to create opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Bottom Line
Vanessa Trump may no longer be married to Donald Trump Jr., but she continues to live her life with grace and kindness. Despite the challenges her marriage faced, she has remained a devoted mother to their five children and has focused on giving back through her charitable work. While she may not be making headlines like some of her ex-husband’s family members, Vanessa is a reminder that there is life beyond the spotlight.