Watch This: How Did Donald Trump Get Rich?

How did the nation's current president amass his wealth? Watch this video to learn about the successes — and failures - that put Trump squarely in the 1 percent.

Watch This: How Did Donald Trump Get Rich? Photo by Christopher Halloran /

How did Donald Trump amass so much wealth? You probably suspect it has something to do with real estate. But do you know exactly how the nation’s current president clawed his way into the 1 percent?

Watch this video from Visual Capitalist, and you’ll learn that Trump comes from a long line of family wealth that stretches back to his grandfather — the first Trump to own a hotel. You’ll also discover how Donald Trump took the family’s entrepreneurial drive to another level.

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