She's blond and, by all accounts, brainy. And, because her father is Donald Trump, she's an automatic big deal at this week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Wrong. It's Tiffany Trump who will be in the spotlight Tuesday evening.
The 22-year-old honorary Georgian (her mother is Dalton native Marla Maples, Donald Trump's second wife) will address the convention immediately after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and before the general manager of her father's Virginia winery, according to the official convention schedule (which is subject to change).
It will be a massively public unveiling for Tiffany Trump, who has done only a couple of joint interviews with other family members until now. Here's what we know about The Donald's younger daughter, who primarily grew up in California after her parents divorced in 1999.
She went east for college, to the University of Pennsylvania, where she apparently was so dedicated to her studies that she had to miss seeing her mother compete live for the first time on "Dancing with the Stars" in March, Maples told Fox News.
But it clearly paid off. Tiffany graduated in May from the Ivy League college with a double major in sociology and urban studies. One of her classmates there was Naomi Biden, granddaughter of the current Democratic vice president. There is no word yet on her post-college plans, but her official RNC convention bio describes her as "a fashion model, singer and influential presence on social media."
She currently has 160,000 followers on Instagram, where she recently posted a birthday wish to her father that featured photos of her in his arms as a toddler. And a few years ago, Tiffany released an electronic pop song. "Like a Bird." It's available for streaming on Amazon Prime for the rather un-Trumpian low price of 99 cents.
Donald and Melania Trump attended the Penn graduation and their young son Barron, big sister Ivanka and Maples, who thanked her ex-husband on Instagram for hosting a pre-ceremony gathering at the Trump National Golf Club in Philadelphia.
Maples' and Trump's glitzy 1993 wedding at the Plaza Hotel, at which Rosie O'Donnell, O.J. Simpson and Howard Stern were among the 1,000 guests, came two months after Tiffany's birth and after some three years of very public, soap opera-like coverage of their relationship.
By all accounts, Tiffany is quite close to her half-siblings. She was a bridesmaid at Ivanka's wedding to Jared Kushner in 2009. She took part with Ivanka and her two siblings, Eric and Donald Jr., in a Trump family "town hall" on CNN in April.
While Ivanka gave "independent" as her political affiliation, Tiffany said she was a registered Republican in Pennsylvania. And she passionately defended her father against charges of sexism.
"Since I've been a little girl, he's always just inspired me and had so much faith in me to just be the best person I can be, the best woman I can be," Tiffany said. "And, you know, every time I speak to him on the phone, whether it be at school or when I'm with him in his office, or, you know, in Palm Beach, it's just — he wants us to do the best and he has the utmost faith that we can accomplish whatever we set our minds to just as well as men, if not better."
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