EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: A real family gathering! Ivana Trump’s children – and Don. Junior’s ex-wife Vanessa – gather for lunch to celebrate the 93rd birthday of their grandmother over an Italian meal in NYC
- The Trump children gathered at Altesti, an Italian restaurant on the Upper East Side, on Monday afternoon
- They were joined by their mother Ivana and her mother, 93-year-old Marie Zelnickova
- Also there was Don Jr’s ex-wife Vanessa who he finalized his divorce with in February this year
- She toted a Happy Birthday gift bag, likely containing a present for Marie whose birthday was this month
- It is unclear how long she has been in the US; Ivana fled Czechoslovakia under a sham marriage in 1976
The Trump children gathered on Tuesday for a special meal, seemingly in honor of their maternal grandmother, in New York City.
Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric were all spotted piling into Altesi restaurant on Manhattan’s East 64th street with their mother, Ivanka, and her mother, Marie Zelnickova, who turned 93 earlier this month.
Don Jr. was accompanied by his estranged wife Vanessa and their young daughter Chloe but neither Ivanka nor Eric’s spouses were seen among the party.
Ivanka Trump leans over her grandmother to talk to her outside Altesti restaurant on East 64th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday
Happy occasion: Ivanka chatted to her grandmother and to her brothers before venturing inside. All were in a good mood
Ivana was also there for the celebration which appeared to be a birthday party for her 93-year-old mother
Marie Zelnickova turned 93 earlier this month. She seemed in high spirits and spoke with members of her family outside the restaurant
Donald Jr. pushed his grandmother in her wheelchair up to the restaurant. His daughter and ex-wife were behind him
Don. Jr, who also attended the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, pushed his grandmother uphill towards the restaurant
Vanessa Trump leaving the restaurant with her daughter Chloe and ex husband, Donald Jr
It came in between a busy day of official business for the First Family which included Donald Jr. attending the UN General Assembly.
Ivanka was fresh-faced and wore an elegant cream suit. She had been spotted leaving her New York apartment earlier in the day with husband Jared Kushner.
Ivanka spent the day with her grandmother on Sunday after returning from Rome where she attended the glitzy wedding of designer Misha Nonoo and Mikey Hess, her brother-in-law’s best friend.
On Tuesday, she was seen fretting over her grandmother as she sat in a wheelchair on the sidewalk after their family meal.
The group was surrounded by Secret Service agents as they made their way out of the Italian eatery.
Vanessa has been silent about her divorce from the president’s son. On Tuesday, she wore a black shift dress and heels
Eric appeared to carry the gift bag out of the restaurant for his grandmother. His wife Lara, who recently gave birth to their daughter Carolina, was not there
After the meal Donald and Vanessa appeared to walk with little Chloe back to her Manhattan apartment
The pair, who finalized their divorce in February, appeared on good terms. They have five children together
Don Jr. dotingly pushed his grandmother along the sidewalk while his estranged wife kept a hold of their daughter with one hand.
Ivana, 70, matched her daughter in a white ensemble with black patent kitten heels. She accessorized with some typically glamorous, oversized earrings.
Vanessa, Donald Jr.’s ex, wore a black dress and heels for the occasion.
The pair have rarely been seen together since they split last year but they are adamant that they remain on good terms for the sake of their five children.
She has not spoken publicly since their divorce was filed and finalized.
He on the other hand has been openly dating former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle. Guilfoyle now works for the Trump 2020 re-election campaign.
Vanessa and Don. Jr. were trailed closely by Secret Service agents as they made their way down the street