Zelnickova, Ivana Marie
Born: Feb 20, 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.
1949 - She was born on the 20th day of February this year in Czechoslovakia. Czech actress.
1968 – She was selected as an alternate on the Czechoslovakian Olympic Ski Team, which allowed her several opportunities to travel outside the Communist Bloc.
- She married childhood friend George Syrovatka.
1970 – She earned a master's degree in physical education from Charles University of Prague.
1975 – She left Czechoslovakia for Canada.
1976 – She moved to New York to promote the Montreal Olympics.
- She divorced Syrovatka.
- It was in New York that she met Donald Trump, son of prominent real estate developer Fred Trump.
1977 – She married Donald Trump in a lavish society wedding. The Trumps became leading figures in New York high society and business.
1980 – Decided to leave Atlantic City in order to devote more time to her family. However, Donald asked her to oversee the restoration of the landmark Plaza Hotel, and she took over as its president.
1990 – She was named Hotelier of the Year.
1991 – She instructed entertainment attorney Neil Papiano and filed for divorce, seeking a greater amount of the family fortune than had been set out in her prenuptial agreement. Donald fought back in court, protesting her claims.
2006 – She was the host of Oxygen's reality-dating series "Ivana Young Man".
- Trump resides between New York City, London, Palm Beach, and St. Tropez.
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