Marla Maples Biography
Marla Maples (Marla Ann Maples) is an American actress and television personality. Maples was the second wife of the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. They married in 1993 and in 1999 they divorced.
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Marla Maples Mother
Her mother, Laura Ann Locklear (1940–2014), was a homemaker and model, and her father, Stanley Edward Maples, a real estate developer.
Marla Maples Daughter
Maples daughter is called Tiffany Ariana Trump, who is an American socialite, model, and Georgetown Law student in Washington, D.C., and the daughter of President Donald Trump and Marla Maples. On January 20, 2017, with her father’s inauguration as President , she became a member of the First Family of the United States.
Marla Maples Net Worth
Marla Maples has a Net Worth of $20 Million.
Marla Maples Education
Maples attended Northwest Whitfield High School in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, where she played basketball, served as class secretary and during her senior year, was crowned the 1980–1981 homecoming queen (she returned for the 1991 homecoming to crown the school’s new queen). In 1981, after graduating from high school, Maples competed in beauty contests and pageants. She won the Miss Resaca Beach Poster Girl Contest in 1983, she was also the runner-up to Miss Georgia USA in 1984 and in 1985 she won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic.
Marla Maples Film, Television and Theater
Maples appeared as a celebrity guest in 1991, at WWF WrestleMania VII, serving as special guest timekeeper in the main event match between Hulk Hogan and defending WWF Champion Sgt. Slaughter. Maples also made a special appearance in that year, in the hit television series Designing Women as herself. Maples joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies as “Ziegfeld’s Favorite”, in August 1992, a role originated by Cady Huffman when the show opened in May 1991.
Maples appeared alongside then-husband Donald Trump in a cameo appearance in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1994 and the television series, Something Wilder, in 1994. Maples co-hosted the 1996 and 1997 Miss Universe Pageant and the 1997 Miss USA Pageant. Maples guest-starred in the television sitcoms, Spin City in 1997 and on The Nanny in May 1998. Maples appeared in the films, Executive Decision in 1996, For Richer or Poorer in 1997, Happiness in 1998, Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish in 1998, Black and White in 1999, Two of Hearts in 1999, Loving Annabelle in 2006, A Christmas Too Many in 2007 and A Nanny for Christmas in 2010.
Maples returned to New York for Love in 2011, Loss and What I Wore, an off-Broadway production. She was featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? in 2013. Since then, Maples appeared in Switching Lanes, directed by Thomas Mikal Ford. Maples was announced on March 8, 2016, as one of the celebrities who would compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars alongside her Switching Lanes co-star, Kim Fields. Maples was partnered with professional dancer Tony Dovolani. Maples and Dovolani were eliminated on Week 4 of competition and finished in 10th place. On March 11, 2016, she joined the women of ABC’s morning talk show, The View, as a guest co-host.
Marla Maples Radio and music
Maples hosted her own talk radio show, Awakening with Marla, on Contact Talk Radio. Maples guests included naturopathic authors, doctors and astrologers. Her album The Endless, released in August 2013, is a musical journey of spiritual awakening and transformational energy, featuring thought leaders such as the Michael Beckwith, Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra. Each track seeks to evoke a different level of consciousness and connection, designed for deep meditation, prayer circles, or yoga sessions. Maples won a “Hollywood Music in Media Award” for best New Age/Ambient song in December 2012, for “House of Love”, from that album.
She starred in an advertising campaign for No Excuses jeans. Maples designed a line of maternity clothes in 1993, sold in several major department stores. A memoir by Maples, All That Glitters Is Not Gold, was announced by the ReganBooks division of HarperCollins Publishers in January 2000. A spokeswoman for the publishing company said in February 2002, that “The author and publisher by mutual consent have agreed not to publish the book.” She also makes personalised videos through the website Cameo.
Marla Maples and Donald Trump
Maples is well known for her marriage to Donald Trump, beginning with a relationship initiated while Trump was married to first wife, Ivana. In 1989 Maples met Donald Trump and had a highly publicized relationship with at least one breakup. Trump appeared on the front page of the New York Post eight days in a row, to Trump’s amazement.
The 1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting caused Trump to reevaluate his life and propose to Maples. The two married in December 1993 at New York City’s Plaza Hotel in a ceremony reportedly attended by a thousand guests, including O. J. Simpson and Rosie O’Donnell. Trump fired his bodyguard in 1996, after a police officer found Maples and the bodyguard together under a lifeguard stand on a deserted beach at 4 am. In May 1997, Maples and Trump separated and divorced June 8, 1999.
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