We all know Donald Trump has become the primary Republican candidate for the 2016 Presidential election. Although the business tycoon does not have prior political experience, he is still soaring in national polls with a starking 45 percent according to NBC News on July 19th 2016. Although the media is pretty steady with how they portray Mr. Trump, there are some things that aren't well known about him even to the mainstream media.
Here are some facts about Donald Trump you may not know:
1. He has never drank, smoked or done drugs.
Yup! It's true.The man is completely dry! Mr. Trump had family history of addictive behaviors regarding alcohol and decided it was best to avoid the substances all together in order to remain focused on all that he does. Unfortunately for the Trump family, Donald's brother passed away from his battle with alcohol addiction, which ultimately swayed his decision to disregard addictive substances like alcohol, drugs or smoking.
2. Donald Trump's hairdo is done by himself each morning.
According to Mr. Trump, when he wakes up each morning and peers into his mirror he has a strategy to get his hair to what it appears like every day. Despite how surprising it may be that there is a select routine to his hairdo, Trump has worn his hair like this for years!
You may wonder "What is his routine hair-care treatment each morning?"
Mr. Trump, after taking his morning shower, will blow-dry his hair completely forward starting at his hairline. After his hair dries into place, Trump then combs his hair all the way backward and sprays it with hairspray. A LOT of hairspray.
3. He is a complete germaphobe.
Part of being a politician is diplomacy. Unfortunately for Donald, diplomacy usually starts and ends with a simple but firm handshake. If elected president in the November presidential election, Mr. Trump will not only have to shake hands, but comply, with other cultures and their form of diplomacy. This could mean anything from a simple hug to a kiss on each cheek.
When Mr. Trump shakes hands with someone, he has a little quirk that follows. Instead of keeping distance altogether, he has a technique where he pulls the other person close to his body, which makes the handshake usually end quicker due to personal space.
4. He played Varsity Football in high school.
It's hard to imagine Mr. Trump enjoying team sports, but he did in fact partake in them in his younger years. His love of football has now transcended into keeping ties with football players, collecting football jerseys and even buying a football team back in the 1980s.
5. He was a childhood troublemaker.
Before entering his adulthood, Donald was a complete troublemaker as a kid. Surprise? Not really.
In fact, Donald's parents were so tired of him raising hell all the time that they sent him away to a military school when he was an adolescent boy. They seem to think it straightened him out, but many of his actions speak otherwise.
6. He has never used an ATM in his life.
On one Late Night episode with Conan O'Brien, Trump admitted the strange fact that he has never touched an ATM in his life for reasons unknown. It probably has something to do with the amount of money he has breaking an ATM from all of his hard cash.
7. He has won an acting award.
Yes, that's right. Mr. Trump has done some acting roles. Although, the award Trump won was Worst Supporting Actor. Ouch!
8. He has nicknames for himself.
It's no surprise to anyone that this man has a huge ego. But what could he possibly call himself to make him feel more important? His notorious nickname he loves to call himself is "The Donald". The man made himself a noun. He has taken nicknames to a whole new level. I wonder if he will write his own dictionary next.
9. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2007, Mr. Trump's name in the iconic Hollywood star among the Hollywood Walk of Fame was added. The reason why? No one really knows.
10. He is a social media tycoon.
In order to reach out to the masses, it is vital to have numerous social media platforms. Donald Trump's twitter account, according to LifeDaily.com, gains a staggering average of 67,000 new followers each month! If this continues, he may even become one of the most followed people on Twitter in 2016.
There's no denial that the man is fascinating. But the important question that remains is, what else do we not know about him?