Ivana Marie Trump, the first wife of former U.S. President Donald Trump died at the age of 73 years on July 14, 2022

She married Donald Trump in 1977 but divorced him in 1992 reportedly due to the former’s extramarital affair with actress Marla Maples

The couple had three children together : Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric

Ivanka Trump in a tweet described her mother as a “brilliant, charming, passionate and wickedly funny woman”

According to Ivanka, her late mother used to live life to the fullest never forgoing an opportunity to laugh and dance

Although the cause of her death is not mentioned by any of the Trump family members, she was found dead on the stairs inside her apartment

Her death is believed to be accidental and any sort of foul play has been ruled out as of now

Born on February 20, 1949 in the Zlin city of Czech Republic, Ivana has a master’s degree in physical education from Charles University of Prague

She spent much of her youth in competitive skiing followed by a stint as a model

Ivana met Donald Trump on a modeling assignment in New York and emerged as one of New York City's most prominent power couples in the 1980s

She played an important role in expanding her husband’s real estate empire and helped him in building high-profile properties like Trump Tower and the Trump Taj Mahal

She was the vice president for interior design for the Trump Organization and managed the historic Plaza Hotel

Ivana married three other persons besides Donald Trump but all of these marital bonds ended in divorces