Jared Kushner (born January 10, 1981 in Livingston, New Jersey) is a American businessman and investor. He is the son of real estate developer Charles Kushner and is the owner of Kushner Properties and Observer Media. Jared served as a senior advisor on Donald Trump‘s 2016 political campaign and also plays a role on the president-elect’s current transition to the White House. At age 26, in 2007, he made the most expensive building property purchase in US history when he purchased NYC’s 666 Fifth Avenue building for $1.8 billion. He also spent $7 billion on New York real estate from 2007 to 2016. He was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family and graduated from Harvard University in 2003. In 2007, he graduated from New York University, where he earned both his J.D. degree and M.B.A. degree. He married Ivanka Trump in 2009. In 2012, he put a bid in to acquire the Los Angeles Dodgers, though he later withdrew his bid.
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Jared is best known for being the principal owner of the real estate holding and development company Kushner Properties and Observer Media.
Jared has been married to Ivanka Trump since 2009, and the couple has three children together.