Ivanka Trump family, religion and net worth
Ivanka Trump family
In 2005 Ivanka Trump started dating real estate developer . The couple broke up in 2008 due to the objections of Kushner’s parents, but the couple got back together and married in a Jewish ceremony on October 25, 2009.
They have three children: daughter Arabella Rose Kushner (born July 17, 2011) and sons Joseph Frederick Kushner (born October 14, 2013) and Theodore James Kushner (born March 27, 2016).
Ivanka Trump has a close relationship with her father, who has publicly expressed his admiration for her on several occasions.
Ivanka Trump has likewise praised her father, complimenting his leadership skills and saying he empowers other people. Ivanka Trump was a childhood friend of Paris Hilton.
She is friends with Chelsea Clinton (daughter of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump’s major opponent in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election), who says of her: “There’s nothing skin-deep about Ivanka. And I think that’s a real tribute to her because certainly anyone as gorgeous as she is could have probably gone quite far being skin-deep.”
Ivanka Trump religion
Ivanka Trump was raised Presbyterian. Before her wedding, in July 2009, after studying for over a year with Rabbi Elie Weinstock from the Modern Orthodox Ramaz School, she converted to Orthodox Judaism. and took the Hebrew name “Yael“.
She describes her conversion as an “amazing and beautiful journey” which her father supported “from day one”, adding that he had “tremendous respect” for the Jewish religion.
She attests to keeping a kosher diet and observing the Jewish Sabbath, saying in 2015: “We’re pretty observant… It’s been such a great life decision for me… I really find that with Judaism, it creates an amazing blueprint for family connectivity.
From Friday to Saturday we don’t do anything but hang out with one another. We don’t make phone calls.”
Ivanka Trump sends her daughter to kindergarten at a Jewish school in New York City. She says that “It’s such a blessing for me to have her come home every night and share with me the Hebrew that she’s learned and sing songs for me around the holidays.”
Ivanka and her husband made a pilgrimage to the Ohel (grave of the Lubavitch Rebbe), a popular prayer site, shortly before her father’s election victory.
Ivanka Trump net worth
In January 2017, it was announced that Ivanka and her husband had purchased a home in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, DC. It was reported in the first quarter of 2017 that Ivanka and her husband had assets estimated up to $740 million.
As of 31 March 2017 Ivanka and her husband have combined assets of $740 million.