With Donald Trump comes a different kind of First Family

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Donald Trump was born in Queens in 1946. He'll be the second president ever from New York City, the first was Theodore Roosevelt.

Trump will be the 7th president ever from New York State, a state which, by the way, didn't even elect him.

Trump's gilded logo is all over New York City real estate, apartment buildings and hotels.

While New Yorkers know him as the big talking real estate developer who grew his family's business, the rest of America is more familiar with Donald Trump the reality TV star.

He's a pop culture persona who's now president-elect.

It's not such a leap when you consider there was once an actor who also became president according to Paul Levinson, a professor of communication & media studies at Fordham University.

"Ronald Reagan, though he was governor as well," Levinson said.

Trump's family doesn't look like other first families; he's on his third marriage. The first was to Ivana, a Czech immigrant and model.

His second wife was Marla Maples, who recently appeared on "Dancing with the Stars."

His current wife is another model, Melania Knauss, from Slovenia and more than 20 years his junior. She will be only the second foreign born first lady in U.S. history. Louisa Adams was the wife of John Quincy Adams, and was born in England.

There are five Trump children from his three marriages. Ivanka, his second eldest, was a shining light in his campaign for president.

She has her own multi-million dollar lifestyle company and is also involved in the Trump organization along with her brothers Donald Junior and Eric.

Their half-sister Tiffany is planning to go to law school.

And there's half-brother Barron, who is just 10 years old.

He'll be moving to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. And it will be the first time in his life that he lives in a house that his father did not build.

"This is a real estate family, a reality TV family, it will be a different first family experience," Levinson said.
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