OPINION: Donald Trump - The Islamophobia president The 90s made Trump a fixture of popular culture as the owner of the Miss Universe beauty pageant and a cameo actor in some of the decade’s most popular TV shows and movies, including Home Alone 2, Sex and the City and the Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
By the turn of the millennium, Trump reached global stardom with the TV show The Apprentice.
His signature phrase, "You're fired", aimed at losing contestants on the show, took on a life of its own as one of the staple catchphrases of the reality TV era.
The jump between business and politics has never been grand, and Trump flirted with the idea of several political candidacies from the 80s onwards.
It would never work,” one user says in the opener to his bio on Tinder, a popular mobile dating platform that boasts 26 million matches per day. Since his election, the president has become a new measure of compatibility – much like someone’s age, religion, wanting kids or simply finding things in common.Trump was born in Queens, New York City and earned an economics degree from the Wharton School.For 45 years, he managed The Trump Organization, the real estate development firm founded by his paternal grandmother.If you were raised in the 1970s, it will be the fledgling New York property developer working on renovating some of the city's most iconic buildings with what he would later describe as a "small loan of a million dollars" from his father.
In the 80s, the now-accomplished businessman became widely known for his New York Times bestseller, The Art of the Deal, in which he detailed the path to his riches.
Fifteen percent of all Americans reported using an online dating site or mobile app, up from 11 percent in 2013, and dating online has nearly tripled since among 18- to 24-year-olds over the same period. The outsized mention of Trump on dating sites could reflect the growing partisan divide across the country.