Only 1 in 20 People Know How All of These People Are Related to President Trump. Do You?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo

Only 1 in 20 People Know How All of These People Are Related to President Trump. Do You?
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About This Quiz

It's all about The Donald! Billionaire Donald Trump was already a mogul in business, real estate, and reality television long before venturing into politics. He now holds the record of being the oldest and wealthiest person to ever take office as President of the United States.

As he became more well-known to the world, so did members of his family and many interesting connections began to pop up. For instance, do you know how President Donald Trump is related to the founder of a world-famous company that makes ketchup? The name is sure to be a giveaway, so you better keep your wits about you as you work through the quiz!

Donald Trump also holds the distinction of being the only U.S. President who has not previously been in either military or government service. Several of the people in this quiz, however, have been decorated members of the military, have held several political posts, or both. There's also one individual who makes a direct connection between Donald Trump and the Governor of Arkansas. We're sure you can spot who it is!

So, are you an "apprentice" or have you mastered all there is to know about The Donald's inner circle? Take the quiz and find out!

Elisabeth_Christ Trump How is Elizabeth Christ Trump related to President Donald Trump?
grandmother
Elizabeth Christ Trump is Donald Trump’s paternal grandmother. She was born in Germany in 1880 and married her husband, Frederick Trump, in 1902. She co-founded the company, now named The Trump Organization, which Donald Trump currently owns.
The Apprentice Co-Producer
White House Chief of Staff
White House Press Secretary

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Blaine Trump How is Blaine Trump related to President Donald Trump?
White House Chief Strategist
Secretary of Commerce
sister-in-law
Blaine Trump was married to Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert, for over a decade. She is noted for devoting much of her time to fund-raising for various charities.
White House Communications Director

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Harold Bornstein (personal physician) How is Harold Bornstein related to President Donald Trump?
2016 Presidential Election opponent
The Celebrity Apprentice host
Vice President
personal physician
Harold Bornstein is a gastroenterologist who became Donald Trump’s personal physician in 1980. He took over that role from his father.

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Eric_Trump How is Eric Trump related to President Donald Trump?
White House Press Secretary
son
Eric Trump is the second son and third child of Donald Trump and Ivana Trump. He and his brother, Donald Trump Jr., took over leadership of their father’s company when he became U.S. President.
Mar-A-Lago Estate’s original owner
White House Chief Strategist

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Kellyanne_Conway How is Kellyanne Conway related to President Donald Trump?
daughter
mother
The Celebrity Apprentice host
Counselor to the President
Before serving in the post of Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway was Donald Trump’s campaign manager in his bid to become president. She holds the distinction of being the first woman to successfully lead a U.S. presidential campaign.

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Sebastian_Gorka How is Sebastian Gorka related to President Donald Trump?
Immediate Past U.S. President
Deputy Assistant to the President
Sebastian Gorka, whose parents are Hungarian, was born in the United Kingdom but later moved to the U.S. and became an American citizen. He served as Deputy Assistant to the President from January to August, 2017.
father
son

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Maryanne_Trump_Barry How is Maryanne Trump Barry related to President Donald Trump?
sister
Maryanne Trump Barry is an attorney and Donald Trump’s older sister. She is also an inactive Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Deputy Chief of Staff
White House Press Secretary
White House Communications Director

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Omarosa_Manigault How is Omarosa Manigualt-Newman related to President Donald Trump?
2016 Presidential Election opponent
The Apprentice participant
Omarosa was very well-known to the public before she served as Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison as a part of Donald Trump’s White House staff. She had appeared on three reality series associated with Trump: "The Apprentice," "The Celebrity Apprentice," and "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice."
third cousin
sister

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Fred Trump Jr How is Fred Trump Jr. related to President Donald Trump?
Deputy National Security Advisor
White House Chief of Staff
White House Communications Director
brother
Fred Trump Jr. was Donald Trump’s older brother and a pilot for Trans World Airlines. Fred Jr., who was eight years older than Donald, died in 1981 at the age of 43.

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Pizza Hut- Donald and Ivana Trump How is Ivana Trump related to President Donald Trump?
White House Communications Director
first wife
Ivana Zelníčková Trump was married to Donald Trump from 1977 to 1992. She is the mother of his three oldest children: Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. She was born in Czechoslovakia and later became a U.S. citizen.
Trump’s attorney
House Speaker

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Lara Trump How is Lara Trump related to President Donald Trump?
daughter-in-law
Lara Trump ((née Yunaska) became Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law in 2014 when she wed his son, Eric. She is both a television host and producer.
Attorney General
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
United States Secretary of State

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Katie Walsh How is Katie Walsh related to President Donald Trump?
sister
grandmother
Deputy Chief of Staff
Katie Walsh served as a member of Donald Trump’s presidential transition team. She was later ​appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff (January to March 2017).
Vice President

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Ivanka_Trump How is Ivanka Trump related to President Donald Trump?
Secretary of Commerce
daughter
Ivanka Trump is the older of Donald Trump’s two daughters. Her real name is “Ivana,” just like her mother. Ivanka is an advisor to her father and holds the distinction of being the first Jewish member of any U.S. First Family.
White House Press Secretary
Attorney General

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Marjorie_Merriweather_Post_Hutton_Davies How is Marjorie Merriweather Post related to President Donald Trump?
daughter
Vice President
Mar-A-Lago Estate’s original owner
Marjorie Merriweather Post built Mar-A-Lago Estate in 1927 and later willed it to the United States federal government for use as a presidential retreat. The property was later returned to Post’s family and bought by Donald Trump.
Immediate Past U.S. President

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Henry_John_Heinz How is Henry J. Heinz related to President Donald Trump?
The Celebrity Apprentice host
2016 Presidential Election opponent
father
third cousin
Henry J. Heinz is the founder of the H. J. Heinz Company which makes Heinz Ketchup and thousands of other products. Through his father’s family, Henry is a third cousin to Donald Trump.

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Marla Maples How is Marla Maples Trump related to President Donald Trump?
Deputy National Security Advisor
White House Chief Strategist
second wife
Actress Marla Maples was Donald Trump’s wife from 1993 to 1999. She is the mother of his fourth child and second daughter, Tiffany.
Deputy Chief of Staff

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Jeff Sessions How is Jeff Sessions related to President Donald Trump?
Attorney General
Jeff Sessions was among those shortlisted for the position of Donald Trump’s running mate in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Mike Pence was eventually chosen for that role and Sessions became the Attorney General of the United States in February 2017.
grandfather
The Celebrity Apprentice host
uncle

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Movie- Commando (1985 – Silver Pictures); Athlete- Arnold Schwarzenegger How is Arnold Schwarzenegger related to President Donald Trump?
officiated Trump’s first wedding
Trump’s attorney
nephew
The Celebrity Apprentice host
World-famous bodybuilder, actor, and Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, replaced Donald Trump as host of The New Celebrity Apprentice in 2017. In reference to his well-known film roles, Schwarzenegger used the catchphrases, “You're terminated!” and "Get to the chopper!” when firing any of the show’s contestants.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton How is Hillary Clinton related to President Donald Trump?
2016 Presidential Election opponent
Hillary Clinton was the First Lady while her husband, Bill Clinton, served two terms as the country’s president. She became the first female to be nominated by a major U.S. political party as a candidate for president.
The Apprentice Co-Producer
Mar-A-Lago Estate’s original owner
Vice President

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John G. Trump How is John G. Trump related to President Donald Trump?
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
House Speaker
Counselor to the President
uncle
John G. Trump was Donald’s Trump’s paternal uncle. He was a physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, credited with developing rotational radiation therapy. John G. Trump was a recipient of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's National Medal of Science.

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Roy Cohn How is Roy Cohn related to President Donald Trump?
brother
Trump’s attorney
Roy Cohn worked as an attorney for Donald Trump early in Trump’s business career. Cohn was well-known for his roles as Chief Counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy and as a U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor.
Immediate Past U.S. President
son

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Mike Dubke How is Mike Dubke related to President Donald Trump?
The Celebrity Apprentice host
son
Vice President
White House Communications Director
Mike Dubke was the White House Communications Director from March to June, 2017. Aside from his political involvements, he is also an entrepreneur.

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Ben Carson How is Ben Carson related to President Donald Trump?
Immediate Past U.S. President
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was one of the candidates and rivals to Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries. After Trump won the presidency, Carson was appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Vice President
grandfather

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Fred Trump2 How is Fred Trump related to President Donald Trump?
father
Frederick Christ Trump Sr. was Donald Trump’s father. Frederick and his mother, Elizabeth Christ Trump, co-founded Elizabeth Trump & Son, which later became The Trump Organization when Donald Trump took over its leadership.
officiated Trump’s first wedding
Deputy Assistant to the President
White House Communications Director

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Rex_Tillerson How is Rex Tillerson related to President Donald Trump?
uncle
brother
United States Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson was appointed United States Secretary of State in February of 2017 after being nominated by President Trump. Tillerson had previously been chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil from 2006 to 2016.
grandfather

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Paul Ryan How is Paul Ryan related to President Donald Trump?
brother
Immediate Past U.S. President
House Speaker
Paul Ryan was the Republican Party’s Vice Presidential nominee in the 2012 election, four years before Donald Trump won as the party’s candidate for president. Ryan became Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in October 2015. He is the youngest person to hold that position since 1875.
The Celebrity Apprentice host

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John Roberts How is John Roberts related to President Donald Trump?
son
performed Swearing-In Ceremony
When Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office at the Presidential inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, it was his third time doing so. He had administered the oath to Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, in 2009 and then again in 2013.
grandfather
father

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Sean_Spicer How is Sean Spicer related to President Donald Trump?
White House Press Secretary
Sean Spicer has served as both White House Press Secretary and as Acting White House Communications Director for the Trump administration. He had previously been the communications director of the Republican National Committee.
2016 Presidential Election opponent
Vice President
son

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Tiffany_Trump How is Tiffany Trump related to President Donald Trump?
White House Communications Director
Mar-A-Lago Estate’s original owner
daughter
Tiffany Trump is Donald Trump’s only child with his second wife, Marla Maples. She is the fourth of his five children and was named after the famous Tiffany & Company jewelry store.
personal physician

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Mike Pence How is Mike Pence related to President Donald Trump?
third cousin
Vice President
On January 20, 2017, Mike Pence became the 48th Vice President of the United States. His vice presidential oath of office was administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.
uncle
The Apprentice participant

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Mark Burnett How is Mark Burnett related to President Donald Trump?
grandfather
brother
Immediate Past U.S. President
The Apprentice Co-Producer
Mark Burnett is both creator and co-producer of "The Apprentice" series which starred Donald Trump as host. Burnett is also co-producer of the hugely popular CBS TV series, "Survivor."

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Melania Trump How is Melania Trump related to President Donald Trump?
White House Communications Director
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
third wife
Melania Trump was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, and became a citizen of the U.S in 2006. She married Donald Trump on January 22, 2005, and is the mother of his fifth child, Barron.
Deputy Assistant to the President

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Barack Obama How is Barack Obama related to President Donald Trump?
The Apprentice participant
third cousin
Attorney General
Immediate Past U.S. President
Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States and Donald Trump’s immediate predecessor. Obama made history when he became the first African-American U.S President.

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Jared Kushner How is Jared Kushner related to President Donald Trump?
2016 Presidential Election opponent
son-in-law
Jared Kushner married Donald Trump’s older daughter, Ivanka, in 2009. They have three children together. Kushner serves as senior advisor to Trump.
father
Vice President

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Reince_Priebus How is Reince Priebus related to President Donald Trump?
The Celebrity Apprentice host
brother
2016 Presidential Election opponent
White House Chief of Staff
Reince Priebus was Donald Trump’s White House Chief of Staff from January to July 2017. Before that, he served from 2011 to 2017, as the chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

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Wilbur_Ross How is Wilbur Ross related to President Donald Trump?
Secretary of Commerce
Wilbur Ross was born in New Jersey and attended both Yale College and Harvard Business School. He became the United States Secretary of Commerce in Donald Trump’s administration on February 28, 2017.
grandfather
son
The Celebrity Apprentice host

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Mary Anne McLeod Trump How is Mary Anne MacLeod Trump related to President Donald Trump?
Counselor to the President
The Apprentice Co-Producer
mother
Mary Anne MacLeod Trump was born in Scotland in 1912. She later moved to America where she married Fred Trump in 1936 and became a U.S. citizen in 1942. She was the mother of Donald Trump and his four siblings.
White House Press Secretary

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General John F. Kelly (White House Chief of Staff) How is General John F. Kelly related to President Donald Trump?
White House Chief of Staff
Retired United States Marine Corps General John F. Kelly held the post of U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security for just six months – from January to July​ 2017. He was then appointed White House Chief of Staff.
performed Swearing-In Ceremony
personal physician
United States Secretary of State

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Norman Vincent Peale How is Norman Vincent Peale related to President Donald Trump?
father
son
officiated Trump’s first wedding
While growing up, Donald Trump attended Marble Collegiate Church in New York. Norman Vincent Peale was that church’s pastor from 1932 until his death in 1993. Peale officiated Trump’s marriage to his first wife, Ivana, in 1977.
Vice President

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LTG Michael Flynn How is Michael Flynn related to President Donald Trump?
father
National Security Advisor
Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn served in the U.S. Army for 33 years. He had a short stint as National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, from January 20, 2017 to February 13, 2017.
Immediate Past U.S. President
2016 Presidential Election opponent

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Donald_trump_jr How is Donald Trump Jr. related to President Donald Trump?
Deputy Chief of Staff
personal physician
White House Press Secretary
son
Donald Trump Jr. is the oldest of Donald Trump’s five children. His mother is Trump’s first wife, Ivana. Donald Trump Jr. wed model Vanessa Kay Haydon in November of 2005. They have five children together.

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Sarah_Huckabee_Sanders How is Sarah Huckabee Sanders related to President Donald Trump?
daughter
third wife
White House Press Secretary
Sarah Huckabee Sanders was appointed to the post of White House Press Secretary in July of 2017 after being the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary from January of that year. She is the daughter of Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.
grandmother

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Anthony Scaramucci How is Anthony Scaramucci related to President Donald Trump?
son
Vice President
father
White House Communications Director
Anthony Scaramucci served just 10 days as White House Communications Director – July 21 to 31, 2017. His 10-day stint is the shortest ever for that post.

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Vanessa Trump How is Vanessa Trump related to President Donald Trump?
Secretary of Commerce
daughter-in-law
Model Vanessa Trump married Donald Trump’s eldest child, Donald Trump Jr., on November 12, 2005. She is the mother of five of Donald Trump’s grandchildren, including Donald Trump III.
Deputy Chief of Staff
White House Chief of Staff

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Dina_Habib_Powell How is Dina Powell related to President Donald Trump?
Deputy National Security Advisor
Dina Powell worked under several titles in the George W. Bush administration. Under President Donald Trump, she was appointed to the posts of U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy (March 2017 to January 2018) and Senior Counselor to the President for Economic Initiatives (January 2017 to January 2018).
mother
2016 Presidential Election opponent
grandmother

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Robert Trump How is Robert Trump related to President Donald Trump?
brother
Robert Trump is Donald Trump’s younger brother and the youngest of their parents’ five children. He is a retired real estate developer and business executive. Robert and his wife, Blaine, divorced in 2008.
National Security Advisor
White House Communications Director
Vice President

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Steve_Bannon How is Steve Bannon related to President Donald Trump?
Immediate Past U.S. President
White House Chief Strategist
From January to August 2017, Steve Bannon served the Donald Trump administration as both Senior Counselor to the President and White House Chief Strategist. In the past, he was an officer in the United States Navy where he served from 1976 to 1983.
father
son

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Hope Hicks How is Hope Hicks related to President Donald Trump?
Immediate Past U.S. President
Vice President
White House Communications Director
From January to September2017, Hope Hicks was White House Director of Strategic Communications in the Donald Trump administration. In August 2017, she was appointed White House Communications Director.
2016 Presidential Election opponent

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Friedrich_Trump How is Frederick Trump related to President Donald Trump?
The Celebrity Apprentice host
grandfather
Frederick Trump is Donald Trump’s paternal grandfather. He was born in Germany and moved to the U.S. when he was 16 years old. He later became a U.S. citizen.
Deputy Assistant to the President
officiated Trump’s first wedding

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