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Lara Trump
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Trump in January 2017
Lara Lea Yunaska

(1982-10-12) October 12, 1982 (age 36)
Alma materNorth Carolina State University
French Culinary Institute, New York
  • Television host
  • television producer
  • campaign spokesperson
Years active2012–present
Known forProducer of Inside Edition
Producer/Host of Real News Update
Political partyRepublican
Eric Trump (m. 2014)

Lara Lea Trump (née Yunaska; born October 12, 1982) is an American television producer, and campaign adviser to the 45th President of the United States (and her father-in-law) Donald Trump. She is married to the president's son Eric Trump, with whom she has a son.

She is the producer/host of Trump Production's Real News Update and the former producer of Inside Edition.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Lara Yunaska was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 12, 1982, tо Robert Luke Yunaska and Linda Ann Sykes.[2] She has a younger brother, Kyle Robert Yunaska.[3] She studied at North Carolina State University and the French Culinary Institute in New York.[4]


Lara had served as a story co-ordinator and producer for the TV news magazine Inside Edition from 2012 to 2016.[4][5] During the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign of Donald Trump, Lara spearheaded the Trump–Pence Women’s Empowerment Tour and served as the liaison in Trump Tower for Brad Parscale's Giles-Parscale company.[6][7][8] After her father-in-law was elected president, she became an online producer and fundraiser for President Trump and appears in front of the camera as a spokesman the Real News Update reports produced by Trump Productions.[4][5][9] She is also hired as the senior consultant to Brad Parscale for Trump’s re-election in 2020.[7][10].


Lara supports animal rights and has advocated on behalf of wild horses, shelter animals, and Pets for Vets.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Following a six-year relationship, on November 8, 2014, Lara Trump married Eric Trump in a ceremony at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.[4][12] On September 12, 2017, Lara gave birth to the couple's first son, Eric Trump, whom they call Luke.[13][14] She is an avid triathlete.[5]


  1. ^ Hyde, Marina (2017-08-03). "Move over Sean Hannity, meet Lara Trump – the president keeps the propaganda in the family". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  2. ^ "Lara Yunaska Eric Trump's Wife".
  3. ^ "Eric Trump's brother-in-law has been named chief of staff of an Energy Department office". Newsweek. 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2018-03-01.
  4. ^ a b c d Miller, Gregory E. "Who Is Lara Trump? 10 Things to Know About the President's Daughter-in-Law". Town & Country. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c Hallemann, Caroline; Dangremond, Sam (March 14, 2018). "11 Things to Know About Donald Trump's Daughters-in-Law". Town and Country Magazine. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  6. ^ Glueck, Katie (September 10, 2016). "Trump takes aim at Clinton's lead among women". Politico. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Glueck, Katie (June 7, 2017). "The face of Donald Trump's 2020 campaign". The News & Observer. Raleigh, North Carolina. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  8. ^ Horwitz, Jeff (February 27, 2018). "Trump campaign chief lends name to penny stock tied to felon". Associated Press. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  9. ^ "Trump now has a "real news" program on his Facebook, hosted by his daughter-in-law". Vox. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  10. ^ Bykowicz, Julie (March 29, 2017). "Lara Trump Hired By Trump Campaign's Digital Vendor". Bloomberg News. Associated Press. Retrieved November 19, 2018.
  11. ^ "Lara Trump leads fight for animal advocates". Washington Examiner. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  12. ^ "Eric Trump marries Lara Yunaska in Palm Beach wedding". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  13. ^ Puente, Maria (September 12, 2017). "Eric and Lara Trump announce birth of son, POTUS's ninth grandchild". USA Today. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "Eric and Lara Trump Welcome Son Eric". 2017-09-12. Retrieved 2017-09-14.

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