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third, teddy roosevelt at $125 million, born into a prominent industrial family, he blue his inheritance as yaung man before making money later in life. in second place, thomas jefferson at $212 million. monticello was an extravagant investment at the time. our nation's wealthiest president until now, george washington who at his peak was worth $525 million. impressive, but still more than three billion short of the newest member of this prestigious club. "when the ship comes in" by the hollies
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the trump business empire is worth an estimated $3.5 billion. it is split into two major categories with the smaller of the two entertainment, which includes various trump produced television shows like ""the apprentice" which the billionaire says made him over $213 million over seasons. there are 60 trump properties in 11 u.s. states and d.c. as well as 11 countries. the vast majority are hotels, condos or a hybrid of the two, like the trendy trump soho in new york where the presidential penthouse originally hit the market at $50 million. >> what i learned from mr. trump
is about marketing. >> former trump employee helped launch the luxe trump hotel condo. >> we had studied show it was a 30% premium over comparable properties. >> perhaps the crown jewel of his premium properties, palm beach's rightsy maura las vegas owe club, where plus 14 grand a year in membership dues gets you access to the amenities including private pools, dining and ball rooms and trump goress across the country. travel about 60 miles south and you will find another posh enclave with trump written all over it, literally. developer gil desser and his family paid big bucks to license the trump name for the six high-end high rises. >> branding for us was a huge attraction for buyers. they know the trump brand, the style and elegance. >> he says having that golden
name has paid off. >> the total here in sunny isles is over $2 billion in trump units sold. >> rounding out trump's real estate portfolio, 17 goress in four countries, the trump winery in shar lotsville, virginia, and commercial properties in new york and california, all part of an empire that takes extravagance to new heights. beyond all of those billions, donald has always said that the trump org is first and foremost a family business. some of his five children are executives at the company, and now all of them can add something else to their resumes. first children of the united states. meet the new first family starting with donald trump's three eldest children with first wife ivana. donald junior was an executive vice president at the trump organization for years, overseeing the company's half a billion dollar gores empire. now he is taking over the entire organization with his brother eric. the 33-year-old was also an evp
but overseeing trump winery, the largest vineyard in virginia. it includes a 45-room mansion with suites that can fetch up to $1,000 per night. ivanka trump is the family's oldest daughter. after her husband accepted an advisory role in her father's administration, she announced she would give up her position with the trump organization and the fashion brand which bears her name which brought in $100 million in revenue in 2015. tiffany was born in 1993 to marla maples, donald's second wife. she followed in her older siblings footsteps and graduated from u penn and reportedly plans to be a lawyer. barron is the son of his third wife, melania. he reportedly has his own floor at the trump tower and is currently enrolled in one of manhattan a's most elite private schools where tuition is almost $47,000 per year. he and his mom will reportedly
move into the the white house at the end of the school year. a supermodel with a penchant for die months, melania trump certainly puts the first in first lady. her 2005 palm beach wedding to the donald was standing room only for the hollywood elite. >> i saw donald but i could barely see melania. she was well-covered up with the whole veil bit? >. that veil bit accompanied her christian dior wedding dress. price tag around $100,000. but that's nothing compared to the 15 carat rock donald used to seal the deal. he bought it at graff jewellers in new york city where vip clients need an invitation just to check out the goods in this top-secret suite. and in true trump fashion, donald reportedly negotiated to get the ring half off for the bargain price of $1.5 million. coming up, a look inside the 50,000 square foot mega mansion where donald and melania spend their summers in style.
plus, meet the ultra wealthy members of trump's $14 billion cabinet. but first, a look at other world leaders who came into office as billionaires include, petro poroshenko, worth $1.3 billion when he was elected president of ukraine in 2014. he made his money investing in coco and owned the largest sweets manufacturer in his country before loosing much of his for tune while in office. thailand's former prime minister built his fortune in the mobile phone industry. at 2.5 billion, former cmilean president and finally, former prime minister of italy, net worth 6.1 billion thanks to his instments in the television industry. now, you may be wondering why russia's vladimir putin is not on the list.
experts estimate his current worth between 70 and $200 billion, mostly based on his alleged holdings in oil and natural gas companies. that would make him one of the richest men on earth. but when the former kgb agent took office back in 2000, he was worth far less than that, and in fact in 2013 he only reported making a little over 100 grand. ore anything but simple. so i had an important conversation with my dermatologist about humira. he explained that humira works inside my body to target and help block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to my symptoms. in clinical trials, most adults taking humira were clear or almost clear, and many saw 75% and even 90% clearance in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure.
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trump tower may be considered the white house north, but if you travel about 50 miles north of the fifth avenue skyscraper, you will find seven springs. trump bought the sprawling 230 acre property in bedford, new york in 1996 for 7.5 million. ♪ >> i was about 12, 13 years old at the time, and really my brother ani and my father during the ummers, he would put us to work. we were literally riding mowers around, mowing the fields and cutting trees. it was probably the best experience in my life in that it was the first lessons about development from my father. >> the 50,000 square foot summer home has 60 rooms, 15 bedrooms and a bowling alley. >> i could walk around the house for, you know, days and just be enamored almost by the details. every room in this property, every room in this house is exceptional. >> there's also three pools, including an indoor pool made from imported italian marble.
>> i spent so much of my life here, and i spent so much time learning the art of, you know, the deal here on this property, and, you know, it is a special place for me and one that i'll always remember and always be very close to. >> and now from westchester to washington, where one of the most remarkable things about the trump administration is that he's not the only billionaire tycoon in it. the total net worth of his cabinet and staff picks is over $14 billion. here are donald's top three richest cabinet level appointments. small business administration pick linda mcmahon, cofounder of the wwe. estimated net worth, $1.35 billion. famed investor wilbur ross, trump's pick for commerce secretary. his net worth $2.9 billion. betsy devos, trump's selection for secretary of education. she is daughter-in-law of richard devos, am waco founder. her family's estimated net
worth, 5.1 billion. coming up you, get a first look inside a trump penthouse worth more than 40 million. first, more of the limo ride with trump's buddy, robin leach. >> the first time that i really got to know donald was when i was interviewing him for "lifestyles of the rich and famous." he was more interested in interviewing us than we were interested in interviewing him. he would interrupt the interview to get up and check the camera shot. not because he was picky, he just wanted to understand the business. ♪ >> he wanted to know how communicate better for himself by understanding the technicalities of the medium, and that always fascinated me about him. when he announced he was going to run, it was the first thing that went through my mind, was that he's remembered absolutely everything from the days that he interrupted our interviews. he knows how to make a television camera work for him
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welcome back to trump, the billionaire president. i'm robert frank. now to one of trump's st posh properties rs in a building so exclusive cameras rbt evaren't d inside the lobby. we were granted exclusive access inside the $40 million penthouse in the sky. the trump international hotel and tower in new york city soars 52 stories above columbus circle in central park. >> trump proved himself to be a visionary in the mid '90s when he took this building which was a commercial building and turned it into a luxury hotel and condominium. >> real estate broker leighton
candler gave us an exclusive look inside a pa lashan penthouse inside on the 44th floor owned by a buddy of the donald we have been asked not to name. >> mr. trump said he would break records selling for 1,000 to 1500 a square foot. not only did it come true, it is a remarkable appreciation in the last 20 years. >> she said initially the condos here weren't such an easy sell. >> something was wrong with the feng shui with this building. he flew an expert in the world to fix it, and they told him to put a sphere outside the building. >> it was a globe he commissioned modelled after the unissphere in queens. >> how much would it go for today? >> this residence is not on the market. should you is go like this come on the market at trump international, it would probably trade in excess of $40 million,
a long way from its originally $1,000 a square foot price tag. ♪ thanks for watching this special edition of secret lives of the super rich, "trump, the billionaire president." i'm robert frank. good night on this episode of "secret lives of the super rich," if you want to tour the priceyest home for sell in the u.s. here is your chance because our cameras were the only ones allowed in side. it will take a quarter of a billion dollars to buy this dream, and the 75 foot infinity pool with the modern marvel above it. >> it is a $2 million theater outdoor. >> next, meet the movie star with a lucrative second career, check out keanu