Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Trump and mother of three of his children, has died, the family said in statements released on social media. She was 73 years old.
Former President Trump posted on Truth Social about her death.
“I am very saddened to inform all of those that loved her, of which there are many, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York City,” the ex-president wrote. “She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life. Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric. She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her. Rest In Peace, Ivana!”
Ivana Trump was the mother of Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Trump, Jr.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Ivana Trump,” Eric Trump posted on Instagram. “Our mother was an incredible woman — a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend. Ivana Trump was a survivor. She fled from communism and embraced this country. She taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination. She will be dearly missed by her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren. ”
According to ABC News’ New York affiliate, police responded to her residence on Manhattan’s Upper East Side where she was found dead at the bottom of a set of stairs.
Per ABC, her death is not considered suspicious, and police are investigating whether she may have fallen down. An initial report from ABC said police believed Ivana appeared to have died of natural causes.