Donald Trump stands next to a genie lamp as the lights of his Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort light up the evening sky, marking the grand opening of the venture in Atlantic City, N.J., on April 5, 1990.
Donald Trump, left, gestures skywards as he explains the laser show and fireworks to entertainer Merv Griffin, before the grand opening night of the Taj Mahal Casino Resort, in Atlantic City, N.J., April 5, 1990. Griffin, who once owned the Taj Mahal, swapped it for the Resorts International Casino, which was owned by Trump.
Trump, left, talks with his parents, Mary and Fred, and his sister, U.S. District Court Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, at the opening of Trump's Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City April 5, 1990. Fred Trump, who amassed an unglamorous fortune constructing apartments, died nearly 10 years later at the age of 93.
Trump holds the bridle of a polo pony while talking to Andy Warhol Nov. 4, 1983. Yale University polo player Eric Stever sits astride the horse.
Donald Trump, right, pictured with his father, Fred Trump, far left, and boxing promoter Don King at a press conference in December 1987 in Atlantic City, N.J.
Real estate magnate Donald Trump poses in front of one of his three Sikorsky helicopters at New York Port Authority's West 30 Street Heliport on March 22, 1988.
Real estate developer Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana, pose aboard their luxury yacht, The Trump Princess, docked at the 30th Street pier on the East River in New York City, July 4, 1988.
Donald Trump, left, and his first wife Ivana, were joined by actress Melanie Griffith, second from right, and actor Don Johnson, at the Police Athletic League's 17th Annual Superstar Dinner at the Plaza Hotel in New York, May 13, 1989.
Here is a son of Trump: Donald Trump Jr. arrives at the "La Gran Noche de Thalia" (Thalia's Big Night) event to launch her signature clothing line for K Mart Aug. 13, 2003, in New York. Donald Trump has another son, Eric.
And here are Trump and his eldest daughter, Ivanka, peeking over the crowd as they take in a tennis match at the U.S. Open Sept. 7, 1994, in New York. Ivanka has grown up to be a successful model. Trump has another daughter, Tiffany.
Donald Trump and Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins of Australia, right, pose during a news conference at the convention center in Quito, Ecuador, June 1, 2004. Trump is co-owner of the Miss Universe competition.
Donald Trump, left, and Ivana Trump, stand together at a reception prior to the Hotel Industry Annual Candlelight Gala at New York's Plaza Hotel April 9, 1991. Donald and Ivana were married from 1977 t0 1992.
Donald Trump, left, meets with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Jan. 9, 2001, at the United Nations.
Happy parents Marla Maples, left, and Donald Trump greet the press with their newborn daughter, Tiffany, as they leave St. Mary's Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., Oct. 14, 1993. Trump and Maples divorced in 1999.
Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Palmer, left, speaks with Donald Trump as they walk on the 10th fairway during the LPGA Tour Championship ProAm round at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 20, 2002.
Trump carries the Olympic Flame on New York's Fifth Avenue June 19, 2004, which was Day 15 of the 2004 Athens Torch Relay.
Donald Trump shakes hands with hopefuls waiting in line at open auditions for Trump's reality television show, "The Apprentice 2," which drew a large crowd March 18, 2004 in New York.
Donald Trump, center, arrives at Universal Studios Hollywood and is accompanied by people dressed as mummies in business attire July 9, 2004, in Los Angeles. Trump was casting for "The Apprentice" television show.
Donald Trump holds one of his new dolls at Toys 'R' Us in New York's Times Square Sept. 29, 2004. The 12-inch doll, made by Stevenson Entertainment Group, speaks 17 phrases that include advice from Trump, as well as his trademark boardroom dismissal.
Donald Trump and his fiancee, Melania Knauss, attend the Friars Club Roast of Donald Trump, held at the New York Hilton, Oct. 15, 2004. They announced their engagement the previous April.