Ivana Trump is found dead in her Manhattan apartment aged 73: ‘Our mother was an incredible woman – a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend’, family says
- News of the former model’s death was shared by her ex-husband, former President Donald Trump, via his Truth Social account on Wednesday
- According to Trump, 76, Ivana died in her home on New York’s Upper East Side
- The former President, who was married to Ivana for 15 years, paid tribute to her as a ‘wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman’
Ivana Trump has died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 73.
The former model passed away in her home on New York City’s Upper East Side, according to her ex-husband, former President Donald Trump, who shared the tragic news of her passing on his Truth Social account on Thursday afternoon.
‘I am very saddened to inform all of those that loved her, of which there are many, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York City,’ he wrote.
Trump – who shared three children with his ex-wife – went on to pay tribute to Ivana, describing her as a ‘beautiful, amazing’ woman, while honoring her close bond with their kids: Donald Jr, Eric, and Ivanka.
Ivana Trump has passed away at the age of 73 of a cardiac arrest
‘She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life,’ he continued. ‘Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric.
‘She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her. Rest in Peace, Ivana!’
A Trump spokesperson confirmed the news of Ivana’s death to DailyMail.com, saying in a statement issued by the family: ‘Our mother was an incredible woman – a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend.
‘Ivana Trump was a survivor. She fled from communism and embraced this country. She taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination.
‘She will be dearly missed by her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren.’
BREAKING NEWS: Ivana Trump dies aged 73