10 surprising facts about Donald Trump

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10 surprising facts about Donald Trump

The presidential hopeful certainly makes headlines, but here are some facts about Donald Trump you may not have known.

1. His parents sent him away to New York Military School at 13 years old. They thought he needed more discipline.

2. He made $375,000 per episode for his reality hit, "The Apprentice".

3. Trump doesn't drink alcohol. His brother was an alcoholic and died because of his addiction in 1982.

4. He has his own board game called Trump: the Game. It was discontinued in 1989 but reintroduced in the midst of his "The Apprentice" fame.

5. Trump's residence, Trump Tower, was used as the fictional Wayne Enterprises in "The Dark Knight Rises".

6. He and Ringo Starr starred in the same "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" episode.

7. He is a germaphobe, which is why he's famous for high fives

8. Trump has run for president before. He won the California presidential primary for the Reform Party in 2000.

9. Even if Trump hadn't gone into real estate, he would still be rich. His father left him sizable inheritance.

10. He passed up the chance to buy the New England Patriots back in the 80s because he thought they were a bad investment.

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 18, 2016. REUTERS/David Becker
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Trump Soho Hotel in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses an audience at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while delivering a campaign speech about national security in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, U.S. June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump pasues as he speaks at a campaign event on the day several states held presidential primaries, including California, at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S., June 7, 2016 REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event on the day several states held presidential primaries, including California, at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S., June 7, 2016 REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to the media regarding money he listed as being donated to veterans groups at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump jokes about how difficult he says it is for him to listen to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's voice as he holds a rally with supporters in Fresno, California, U.S. May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump refers to former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who lost the 2012 presidential election, as a "choker" at a rally with supporters in Anaheim, California, U.S., May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S., May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks, as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L) looks on, during Trump's five state primary night event in New York City, U.S., April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Buffalo, New York, U.S., April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reads the lyrics of Al Wilson's song "The Snake" during campaign event at Grumman Studios in Bethpage, New York April 6, 2016 REUTERS/Carlo Allegri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks after receiving the endorsement of former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson at a campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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