- Lara Trump is the daughter-in-law of President Donald Trump.
- Lara is a senior adviser for President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.
- Lara has appeared in recent headlines as she’s been accused of bribery.
A woman bearing the Trump name is in the headlines — and it’s not Ivanka or Melania.
Lara Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, has been accused by Omarosa Manigault Newman of allegedly bribing the former reality show contestant and former White House aide in exchange for her silence. Manigault Newman is currently promoting her White House tell-all book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,”and in it she paints a less than flattering portrayal of the current administration.
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Before she married into the Trump family with her 2014 wedding to Eric Trump, President Trump’s second son with ex-wife Ivana, Lara Trump, a native of Wrightsville Beach, N.C., was born Lara Yunaska in a world far away from the Trump machine.
There’s no definitive number for Lara’s net worth, but apart from her famous father-in-law and the extensive Trump clan, her past and current professional endeavors provide clues as to how much she’s worth.
Before her foray into politics, her resume appeared to show the same type of entrepreneurialism and reinvention demonstrated by her famous in-laws. Here’s what you need to know about Lara Trump:
Trumps Aren’t Camera Shy and Neither Is Lara Trump
Lara worked for CBS’ “Inside Edition” from 2012 to 2016 and was promoted to an associate producer role. Her former salary has not been disclosed; however, the average annual salary for the similar role of a producer at “Inside Edition” is $102,011, according to Paysa –– a respectable salary on its own but a pittance compared to her husband’s net worth of $300 million.
Lara Trump Doesn’t Have Strong Political Qualifications
Lara Trump attended North Carolina State University before she went on to attend the French Culinary Institute. She ran a cake business called Lara Lea Confections. Lara also worked as a personal trainer and served as a board member to her husband’s now-defunct Eric Trump Foundation, which was under investigation at the time for misuse of funds, Fortune reported in August 2017.
Donald Trump’s Daughter-in-Law’s Dedication and Loyalty to Him Runs Deep
After her resignation from “Inside Edition,” Lara hit her father-in-law’s campaign trail in 2016. She has frequently spoken about her life growing up in North Carolina to bolster support among Southern voters.
Lara Trump Is Working Toward 2020
After the inauguration, it was announced that Lara would be a senior consultant at a marketing company that has been in business with the Trumps since 2011. As a senior adviser for President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, Lara has spoken at events throughout the South and has frequently appeared on Fox News.
Eric Trump’s Wife Says Their Life Is Normal
Despite her world famous last name, Lara insists she and her husband lead “a pretty normal life,” and they are happiest at home in the company of their dogs –– despite being under the watch and protection of the Secret Service.
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