Ivana Trump, first wife of Donald Trump, is dead at 73

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump, has died at the age of 73, the Trump family confirmed in a statement.

In a statement posted on Truth Social, Donald Trump called his first wife "a beautiful, beautiful and wonderful woman who leads a good and inspiring life."

Ivana's son Eric Trump commemorated his mother in a post on Instagram.

In 1976, she met Donald Trump while on a work trip to New York. The couple married in 1977, according to the biography.

Ivana Trump works as the Vice President of Interior Design for the Trump Organization. His design work includes Trump Tower and he also serves as the general manager of several Trump hotels.

The couple's broken marriage was splashed across tabloid covers and they eventually divorced in 1992.

Ivana Trump is survived by her three adult children, Donald, Ivanka and Eric, as well as several grandchildren.