Tiffany Trump’s Arab-American fiance, Michael Boulos, who she turned engaged to the day earlier than Donald Trump left the White Home, comes from a rich household that has suffered tragedy.

Tiffany Trump, 27, made headlines on Jan. 19 when she announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Michael Boulos, 23, and now we’re discovering out extra concerning the hunk and the place he comes from in addition to his dad’s tackle the couple. The Arab-American entrepreneur, who will quickly be Donald Trump‘s son-in-law, is inheritor to his household’s multi-billion greenback motorbike enterprise, Boulos Enterprises, and proposed to Tiffany with a $1.2 million engagement ring on the day earlier than Trump left the White Home. His dad, Dr. Massad Boulos, spoke to Daily Mail about his household’s historical past and his emotions on the joyful couple’s thrilling information.

“It’s nice information, it’s been a tremendous love story and it’ll proceed to be,” he informed the outlet concerning the engagement. “This is only one chapter that they’re beginning now on a protracted journey of hopefully love and prosperity.”

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Tiffany Trump and Michael Boulos introduced their engagement on Jan. 19. (AP)

Massad was born in Kfaraakka, close to the Lebanese border, and got here to the U.S. as a baby within the Nineteen Seventies. He married Michael’s mom, Sarah Fadoul, who’s the daughter of tycoon Zouhair Fadoul, when he was a pupil, and Zouhair introduced him into the household enterprise, Fadoul Group, which companies pursuits equivalent to development and car gross sales, in 13 African international locations. Sarah, who was settled in Nigeria, based the Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN).

After their marriage, Michael, who’s the second of 4 siblings, was ultimately born in Houston, Texas however he and his household had been largely introduced up in Lagos, Nigeria. When Michael was simply six, tragedy struck in a giant manner when he and his household misplaced seven relations in two accidents that occurred simply days aside. The primary concerned the deaths of Sarah’s aunt and uncle from a home fireplace brought on by defective Christmas lights, and the second concerned 5 different relations, together with Sarah’s mom and brother, who all died when their constitution flight crashed on Christmas Eve as they had been on their strategy to the funeral.

“It was an terrible tragedy for the entire household,” Massad remembered. “Michael was six on the time, and out of the country, however it hit everybody.”

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Tiffany Trump’s engagement announcement included this message together with a stunning picture of the couple posing within the White Home. (Courtesy of Instagram)

Michael ultimately left Lagos after ending college to attend Regent’s College, London for 3 years. After incomes a Bachelor of Arts in World Enterprise Administration, he went on to get a grasp’s diploma in Mission Administration, Finance and Threat at Metropolis, College of London.

Though all eyes have not too long ago been on Michael due to his romance with Tiffany, he’s not the one member of his household who enjoys the highlight occasionally. His brother, Fares Boulos, 30, has proven an curiosity in performing and appeared on Netflix’s The Crown within the non-speaking position of movie director Ken Russell. “He’s all the time been shiny at college and nice with individuals – they each have – however Fares set his coronary heart on performing fairly early on,” Massad defined.

So far as what Michael’s presently as much as and what the longer term holds now that Tiffany, whom he began courting in 2018, will certainly be part of it, Massad sounded assured. “He’s concerned in varied elements [of the family business] however presently he’s in the USA and he’s engaged on his personal initiatives currently,” he confirmed earlier than additionally admitting he doesn’t suppose he’ll transfer again to Nigeria. “I think about they’ll most likely base themselves in Florida for the foreseeable future,” he mentioned.

He additionally thinks the marriage will happen within the U.S. and thinks trump’s Mar-a-Lago membership can be a terrific venue. “That might be superb, it’s a implausible place, however in fact that’s his choice, not mine,” he mentioned.