Best known for her relationship with America’s 45th President Donald J. Trump is Marla Maples, an American actress, and former Miss Georgia USA beauty pageant nominee.
Apart from being known as Trump’s second wife, Maples is also known for her roles in several award-winning films including For Richer or Poorer, A Sight for Sore Eyes, Black and White, A Christmas Too Many, Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish, and Switching Lanes, to name a few. She is also a television personality who has appeared on shows such as Designing Women and Dancing with the Stars. Maples has also co-hosted events such as Miss Universe Pageant 1996 and 1997 and Miss USA Pageant 1997. Here is what we know about the actress.
Who is Marla Maples and How Old is She?
Born on October 27, 1963, in the small town of Cohutta, Georgia, USA, Maples is the daughter of a housewife and former model, Laura Ann Locklear, and Stanley Edward Maples, a real estate developer. Maples’ middle name is Ann. As a teenager, Maple was very active in both academic and social activities. She attended Northwest Whitfield High School in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, where she joined the school’s basketball team. She was made secretary of her class, and in her final year of school, she was crowned Homecoming Queen of her school from 1980-1981.
Marla Maples was so beautiful that after graduating high school, she entered a beauty contest and was crowned Miss Resaca Beach Poster Girl in 1983. Two years later she won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic. Maples studied Performing Arts at the University of Georgia and moved to New York City after graduation to continue her acting career.
Maples was first known for her appearances as a celebrity guest at WWF WrestleMania VII in 1991, and when she entered the film industry at the same time, she was given small roles to play in several TV and film projects such as the series Designing Women. However, she made her Broadway debut in 1992 with the musical The Will Rogers Follies, directed by award-winning actor, singer, and choreographer Tommy Tune. She became more popular on the big screen after appearing in the sitcom Something Wilder and in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air with Donald Trump.
After co-hosting Miss Universe Pageant and Miss USA Pageant in 1997, Maples also appeared as a guest in the sitcom Spin City and in many other movies and TV series. In 2016, she was one of the contestants for ABC’s Dancing With the Stars and finished 10th with her dance partner Tony Dovolani.
Her Net Worth
The TV roles of Marla Maples have brought her much fame and financial balance. The celebrity is worth about $20 million. In addition to acting, Maples earned much of her wealth through advertising and her clothing business. In 1990, she did commercials for ‘No Excuses Jeans’ and in 1993 she designed and made maternity dresses that were sold all over the country. Maples also creates personalized videos through the Cameo website. She started her own radio talk show Awakening with Marla, on Contact Talk Radio. In 2013, she surprised her fans with the release of her anticipated album, The Endless.
Marla Maples has a relationship with a large number of influential men, including Donald Trump, America’s 45th She met Trump in 1989 when she was only 26 years old, but even before that, she had allegedly had a relationship with singer/songwriter Michael Bolton in 1991.
Maples’ relationship with Trump was initially a secret until his first wife Ivana discovered the truth in the early 1990s after Trump tried to take Maples on a family vacation on a ski slope in Aspen, Colorado. After a minor confrontation, Trump decided to be with Maples instead of Ivana. Trump divorced Ivana a year later.
Maples married Trump in December 1993 and they lived together as a couple for six years before separating. Maples gave birth to their daughter Tiffany in October 1993 before they were married. The divorce was finalized on June 8, 1999, with Maples claiming that she left Trump because she “could not change him. She left Trump with $2 million in the divorce settlement.
Marla Maples’s next relationship came about two years after her divorce from Trump and after she moved to Southern California to continue her television career. From 1998 to 2001 she dated American film and television producer Michael Mailer. There were also reports that she was dating Indian actor Anand Jon and that their relationship lasted from 2004-2007.
She met Andy Baldwin, an American triathlete whose original name is Andrew James Baldwin, and they got into a relationship that lasted only one year (2007 – 2008). Maples is currently in a relationship with Donald Deutsch, a TV presenter and former advertising mogul who has earned the fame of being a strong critic of Donald Trump’s presidency. She was recently spotted with her ex-critic in a Manhattan polo bar.
Meet Marla Maples’ daughter Tiffany Trump.
Tiffany was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, and named after Tiffany & Company, a New York City-based luxury jewelry retailer purchased by her father Trump. After her parents separated, Tiffany stayed with her mother, who took care of her as a single mother in California. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. From 2018, the socialite and model will study law at Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C.
Tiffany is a singer, she released her song single “Like a Bird”, which received good reviews and established her as one of the young, promising singers in the USA. As a model, she modeled for Andrew Warren’s 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week. In 2016 she joined the presidential campaign of her father Trump as an aspiring singer with a net worth of $10 million.