12 Things You Didn't Know About Ivanka Trump

From coverting to Judaism to attending tennis matches with model Karlie Kloss, we explore everything you didn't know about president-elect Trump's eldest daughter

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Her father just won one of the most controversial president elections in US history with a campaign blemished with a misogynistic, anti-semitic and racist rhetoric.

But, what do you really know of the 35-year-old entrepreneur, Ivanka Trump?

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The woman who has long supported women's rights, is now an Orthodox Jew and once donated to her father's biggest political rival's campaign, Hillary Clinton.

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Here's what you need to know about the president-elect's eldest daughter:

Her brother-in-law is dating Karlie Kloss

Ivanka's brother-in-law is Karlie Kloss' long-term boyfriend, Josh Kushner, who once told Esquire he would not vote for Donald Trump.

four years ago today I met my best friend ⭐️🌙 I love you more everyday.

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In the article, writer Vicky Ward wrote of the businessman's political allegiance: 'Through a spokesman, he said he loved his brother and did not want to say anything that might embarrass him.'

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'Nevertheless, the spokesman also said that Josh is a lifelong Democrat and will not be voting for Donald Trump in November,' added Ward.

She's Jewish

When Ivanka married Jared in 2009, she converted to Judaism and took the name Yael. In an interview with Vogue in 2015, she said: 'It's been such a great life decision for me. I am very modern, but I'm also a very traditional person, and I think that's an interesting juxtaposition in how I was raised as well. I really find that with Judaism, it creates an amazing blueprint for family connectivity.'

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She's determined to fight for women's rights

In September, Ivanka's father spoke of a prospective ground-breaking childcare policy – largely, with help from his eldest daughter – which offered six paid weeks of maternity leave, income tax deductions equal to the full cost of parents' child and elder care expenses based on the 'average cost of care'.

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Days after her father won the presidential election, Ivanka told viewers during her interview on CBS' 60 Minutes, 'I've said throughout the campaign that I am very passionate about certain issues.

And I want to fight for them. Wage equality, childcare. These are things that are very important for me, she added.

She went to the same schools as Jackie and John F. Kennedy

She first studied at the Chaplin School – the same school that Jackie Kennedy attended – before moving onto the renowned Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut, where alumni include the former president of the US.

She wakes up at 5.30am

According to an interview with Morningroutine.com, Ivanka wakes at 5.30am before meditating, working out, having a cup of water and lemon and a coffee, reading the newspapers and taking her children to school.

Quick workout in before the #weekend. #FitnessFriday @nyfitness_petermonge

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Before going to bed at 11pm, she answers all of her emails 'to achieve inbox zero' before she goes to bed.

Her name isn't actually Ivanka

It's Ivana, like her mother's. With a Czech Republic mother, her name is reportedly a variant of the traditional Slavic name, Ivanka.

I suppose two Ivankas in one house would make things slightly tricky.

She donated to Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2007

Before Donald Trump announced his run for presidency, Ivanka donated over £800 to Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2007 – as did her father when he gave £4,000 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and £16,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2006.

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Earlier this year, Ivanka also inadvertently donated to Clinton's campaign when she ordered an ear cuff from the jewellery line Lady Grey, whose founders donated all proceeds from the sale of the items to Clinton, along with other progressive causes.

Dear @ivankatrump, #thanksbutnothanks #payitFORWARD ➡️

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She's a mother to three children

Arabella Rose (5), Joseph Frederick (2), and 8 month-old Theodore James, to be precise.

She recently shared a picture of her youngest child on Twitter to celebrate him turning 8 months-old but the picture quickly turned into a viral sensation with many followers pointing out that the 'milestone' occasion wasn't actually a birthday.

She's incredibly smart

Ivanka spent her first two years of college at Georgetown University before transferring to the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 2004 with an economics degree.

Wharton happens to be the same college her father, older brother Donald Jr. and half-sister Tiffany attended.

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Soon after graduating, she became the Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions at the Trump Organization as well as a fashion entrepreneur in her own right.

She loved 90210, Bon Jovi the Motley Crew as a teenager

She happily showed off her childhood bedroom on the 68th floor in Manhattan for a HBO documentary titled Born Rich, showing viewers posters of her favorite bands as a teenager, her 'Madonna clock', her 'attempt at colour painting'

She is/was best friends with Chelsea Clinton

The thirty-somethings have been friends for years and share similar backgrounds. They both live in Manhattan, are mothers and apparently have enjoyed several double-dates with their husbands, who are both Jewish and reportedly introduced the pair ahead of Ivanka's wedding to Jared Kushner in 2009.

In an interview with On the Record, Ivanka spoke of the pair's unlikely friendship to say: 'We're not the candidates. We're the children of the candidates. We've stayed close to one another, maybe a little less publicly so, but she's a good friend. We support each other.'

She has her own namesake website

IvankaTrump.com offers advice on style (with articles titles 'Here's What To Wear To Thanksgiving Dinner' and '11 New Pieces to Wear Through the Holiday Season'), work/life balance, cooking, traveling and a link to buy her book, Women Who Work.

Watch this space.

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