Full Name : Marla Ann Maples
Born : October 27, 1963 in Cohutta, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Mother : Laura Ann Locklear
Father : Stanley Edward Maples
Children : Tiffany Trump
Known For : Actress, Television Personality and wife of US President Donald Trump
Winner of : Miss Resaca Beach Poster Girl Contest(1983), Runner Up to Miss Georgia USA(1984) and Miss Hawaiian Tropic(1985)
7 Interesting Facts About Marla Maples :
President Donald Trump has been married three times. First to Ivana Trump and before getting married to his current wife Melania Trump, he was with Marla Maples. Marla Maples was married to Trump from 1993 to 1998 and has a daughter, Tiffany Trump.
1. She was Donald Trump’s Lover
Actually, Marla was the cause of Trump’s first divorce. While Trump was married to Ivana, Maples was his “side chick”. They dated in secret until she caused a stir that ended Trump and Ivana’s marriage.
2. She Openly Confronted Ivana
In a shocking revelation by Ivana, she said Maples confronted her openly in 1989 while having a lunch with Donald and their children at a ski resort in Aspen. Maples openly confessed she loved Donald and according to Ivana, that was the end of their marriage.
3. Openly dating Trump and later Marriage
Following the confrontation, Ivana filed for a divorce and the marriage ended in 1990. Since then Trump and Maples openly dated and were seen together on many occasions. Their relationship made headlines both (good and bad) in several newspapers. The two officially married in 1993.
4. Trump’s children didn’t attend their Wedding
This is obvious, isn’t it? To protest their father’s divorce of their marriage and marriage to Maples, Trump’s children refused to attend their wedding. Ivana, however, revealed in an interview that she did not compel them not to attend the wedding but appreciated their support.
5. Ivana detests Maples till date
It looks like Ivana will never forgive Maples for snatching her husband. To date, she has always bashed “the showgirl” as she calls Maples and has stated that she will never forgive her and does not accept her apology.
6. She was active as a student
Maples was a very active student and took part in school activities. She was a basketball player and class secretary while in Northwest Whitfield High School.
7. Modelling/Beauty Queen and Career
From 1980-81, she was crowned the homecoming queen for her high school. She competed and won the Miss Resaca Beach Poster Girl Contest in 1983. A year later, she became the runner-up to Miss Georgia, USA and in 1985, won the Miss Hawaiian Tropic. She is also an actress and television personality.