Ivanka Marie Trump was born on October 30, 1981, to Ivana and Donald Trump. She is the Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions at The Trump Organization, as well as a socialite, heiress, and fashion model. She spent two years of her undergraduate education at Georgetown University, then transferred to and graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science in Economics in 2004.
During her modeling career, she walked the runway in shows for Versace, Marc Bouwer and Thierry Mugler and was featured in advertisement campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger and Sassoon Jeans. Trump has also been featured on various magazine covers.
In 2006, she filled in for businesswoman Carolyn Kepcher on five episodes of her father's television program The Apprentice 5 and replaced Kepcher as a primary boardroom judge during the Apprentice 6 and The Celebrity Apprentice.
In July 2009, Trump converted from Catholicism to Judaism and took the name Yael. She married Jared Kushner, owner of The New York Observer, on October 25, 2009.