Monday 11 December 2017

Unashamed self-publicist has an ego to match his vast fortune

John Mulligan

John Mulligan

Donald Trump has always had an ego to match the size of his property empire. Even though he's battled bankruptcy – companies connected to him filed for it four times between 1991 and 2009 – the billionaire has always, well, come up trumps.

The developer, with a net worth of $3.9bn (€2.8bn), according to 'Forbes', has always had an eye for grand projects and for over 30 years has been adept at grabbing the headlines. He's an unashamed self-publicist.

One of his recent Twitter posts advises: "Remember, if you do not promote yourself, no one else will. When you have success, let people know about it." So he does.

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