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Donald Jr. And Vanessa Trump: Timeline Of Their Relationship Throughout The Years

Date March 19, 2018 11:42

Donald and Vanessa Trump have always been a symbol of a successful and lasting marriage. The news about the couple’s divorce literally shocked the public. Now, at the finish line of their love story, we want to take a look at the timeline of Vanessa and Donald’s relationship.

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How they first met.

Donald Jr. and Vanessa met at a fashion event in 2003. They were introduced to each other by Donald’s father, President Trump. Vanessa recalled that moment in her interview with The New York Times:

I remember Donald Trump comes up to me with his son: ‘Hi, I’m Donald Trump. I wanted to introduce you to my son Donald Trump Jr’.

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A few weeks later, the pair met again at a birthday party, after which they began dating. In November 2004, Donald Jr. proposed to Vanessa with a 4-carat diamond engagement ring. One year later, the duo married at his dad’s estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

Marriage and kids

Donald and Vanessa welcomed their first child, wonderful daughter Kai, two years after they got married. Besides Kai, they are the proud parents of three sons Donald, Tristan, Spencer, and daughter Chloe.

Chloe is the youngest of five kids. Vanessa and Donald announced the happy news in 2014. Trump Jr. revealed to US Weekly in his exclusive interview:

Vanessa and I can't wait to continue the adventure of raising the big family we have always wanted and have been blessed to receive.

On Vanessa’s 39th birthday, Donald shared a sweet family photo together with their five children on his Instagram. He captioned:

Happy 10th annual 29th birthday Vanessa (aka 39 but shh don't tell anyone). Best mom in the world.

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The famous couple was all smiles as they posed for photos after Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the U.S. presidency in 2015. They were also in attendance together at the Inauguration Day.

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Divorce news  

Donald Jr. and Vanessa made the headlines by announcing their split after 12 years of marriage. In a joint statement, the ex-couple explained:

 After 12 years of marriage, we have decided to go our separate ways. We will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families. We have five beautiful children together and they remain our top priority.

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The duo also asked for privacy during this hard period. As for the reason for their divorce, Vanessa and Donald didn’t provide details but just stressed on some “irresistible differences”.

A day after the split news, Trump Jr. shared a sweet selfie with his daughter Chloe.

No matter what is going on bedtime cuddling with the smurf puts a Yuge smile on my face.

It’s always sad when two people decide to break up after so many years together. Donald and Vanessa Trump were a great couple, and we hope they will stay on good terms even after their split.

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