Donald Trump's life may already rival the excitement of being president. Check out some of his professional, personal, and political milestones. Donald Trump's life may already rival the excitement of being president. Check out some of his professional, personal, and political milestones. Trump's Brand Extensions April 28, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT The Life and Times of Donald Trump Donald Trump's life may already rival the excitement of being president. Check out some of his professional, personal, and political milestones. 1977 Marries Ivana Zelnicek.First apprentice, Donald Jr., born. 1980 Opens Grand Hyatt; breaks ground on eponymous tower. 1981 Daughter Ivanka born. 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.Son Eric 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." 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.Divorces Ivana. 1991 You're broke! Trump's Taj Mahal Casino goes bankrupt. 1992 Double trouble: Trump's Castle and The Plaza follow into bankruptcy. 1993 Daughter Tiffany born to Marla Maples. Marries Marla Maples later that year. 1995 Bye-bye, Plaza Hotel. 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.Divorce from Maples finalized after two-year dispute. Trump's father dies. 2001 Registers with the Democratic Party. 2004 You're hired! First season of The Apprentice. 2005 Marries Melania Knauss. 2006 Declines to run for governor of New York.Son Barron is born. 2007 Says President George W. Bush "is probably the worst President in the history of the United States."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.Likes the GOP again. 2011 Trump comes out as a family values conservative and potential candidate for President.