Marla Maples is a famous American actress and television personality. She was the former and the second wife of the President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump.
Not just that, Maples has been part of some of the most popular movies, both in the pivotal and supporting roles. She has always been the best in everything, be it in her studies during her childhood days or her acting skills in the movies that she acted in. She has been a perfect daughter and an even perfect mother, providing for her daughter single-handedly.
Early life and education
Marla Maples was born on October 27, 1963 in Dalton, Georgia to Lura Ann Locklear and Stanley Edward Maples. Her mother was a model and a homemaker while her father was a well-to-do real estate agent.
Maples pursued her schooling from the Northwest Whitfield High School which is in Tunnel Hill, Georgia. She was always the student who was an overachiever and did well in every single thing, be it in the studies or in the sports or extra-curricular. She was a perfectionist right from her childhood. She was even crowned as the homecoming queen in her high school.
Maples acquired her higher education from the University of Georgia. She later shifted to New York and finished her education in arts.
Husband and children
Marla Maples met Donald Trump after she relocated to New York and their relationship was a much publicised one given the fact that she got pregnant with Trump’s child even before their marriage. She finally gave birth to their daughter Tiffany Trump in the year 1993 and the couple finally got married two months later in December 1993. The wedding was one of the most talked about event which included a number of notable celebrities.
The couple finally separated in the year 1997 and finalised their divorce in 1999. Maples got the custody of Tiffany and Donald paid for all the child support and the alimony.
Maples has had been part of some of the most popular movies including Maximum Overdrive, Black and White, Happiness, For Richer or for Poorer to name a few. She has both acted in lead and supporting roles and her acting skills were really appreciated back in the days.
She has also been part of a number of television series and shows. Maples even appeared as the guest timekeeper in one of the WWF Wrestle mania VII between Hulk and Sgt. Slaughter. Apart from being the co-presenter of the Miss Universe Pageant in the year 1996 and 1997, she has also made appearances in the television show Designing Women.
Maples has also done some guest appearance in Spin City and The Nanny. She was also part of the season 22 of the Dancing with the Stars alongside Tony Dovolani. They both were sent back home acquiring the tenth place in the show.
The actress also does a number of philanthropic activities and donates a lot of her income to the underprivileged. She mostly donates to kid charities and the ones which look after the welfare of the underprivileged children.
Marla Maples – Net Worth
Marla Maples has an estimated net worth of $20 million.