Despite numerous attacks on his credentials, mostly due to divisive comments that he’s made on the campaign trail, Donald Trump appears to be leading the Republican bandwagon. A billionaire real estate mogul, trump is an interestingly colorful and popular candidate, probably due to his work with celebrities, and also as a result of his ‘The Apprentice’ show. Definitely an influencer in this year’s race, here are 4 things you probably didn’t know about Donald J. Trump.
#1 His Family’s Last Name Used to be Drumpf
According to biographer Gwenda Blair, Trump’s family name used to be Drumpf, before evolving over centuries to ‘Trump’. According to Gwenda, one of Trump’s ancestors changed the name during the 30 years’ War in the 17th century. This revelation has recently led to a lot of fun on the internet, with users initiating the hashtag #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain on Twitter.