Trump's Brand Extensions
1980: Opens Grand Hyatt; breaks ground on eponymous tower.
1982: Aces up: Gets casino license in New Jersey.
1984: You're sued! Files $500 million case against Chicago Tribune architecture critic, Paul Gapp, who criticized Trump's plan to build the world's tallest building.
1988: Pays "in excess of $11 million" for right to host Mike Tyson-Michael Spinks boxing match.
1990: You're on a budget! Put on $450,000 monthly allowance after falling behind on $2 billion in debt.
1991: You're broke! Trump's Taj Mahal Casino goes bankrupt.
1992: Double trouble: Trump's Castle and The Plaza follow into bankruptcy.
1995: Bye-bye, Plaza Hotel.
2004: You're hired! First season of The Apprentice.
2007: Threatens to end The Apprentice when NBC takes it off its prime time schedule as ratings flag.
2009: "Buys" WWE's Raw franchise; Vince McMahon buys it back.
1977: Marries Ivana Zelnicek. First apprentice, Donald Jr., born.
1981: Daughter Ivanka born.
1984: Son Eric born.
1990: Divorces Ivana.
1993: Daughter Tiffany born to Marla Maples.
1993: Marries Marla Maples later that year.
1999: Divorce from Maples finalized after two-year dispute.
1999: Trump's father dies.
2005: Marries Melania Knauss.
2006: Son Barron is born.
1987: You're a "moron"! Trashes New York Mayor Ed Koch during feud over plans to move NBC to Upper West Side. Koch to Trump: "Greedy, greedy, greedy."
1999: Trump quits the Republican Party ("Just too crazy right") and flirts with a run against Pat Buchanan (a "Hitler lover") on the Reform Party ticket.
2001: Registers with the Democratic Party.
2006: Declines to run for governor of New York.
2007: Says President George W. Bush "is probably the worst President in the history of the United States."
2009: Likes the GOP again.
2011: Trump comes out as a family values conservative and potential candidate for President.