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Donald Trump Cans Fallen Billionaire Patricia Kluge

Former billionaire socialite fired from her own former vineyard by Donald Trump

(Newser) - Patricia Kluge went from billionaire socialite to broke , with Donald Trump snapping up her former winery at a foreclosure auction, but she apparently had not hit bottom until now: Trump, who originally kept her on as VP of operations, has told her she's no longer needed full-time. (The New ... More »

'Wealthiest Divorcee' Files for Bankruptcy

Patricia Kluge and husband have $46M in liabilities, says lawyer

(Newser) - Patricia Kluge's downfall appears to be complete: The one-time billionaire divorcee and winemaker filed for personal bankruptcy protection this week, the New York Post reports. Kluge, a socialite and one-time pin-up girl, snagged a reported $1 billion in her 1990 divorce, along with a 45-room mansion. But the 62-year-old... More »

Trump Buys Winery of Embattled Former Billionaire

Patricia Kluge will likely stay on, he says

(Newser) - The strange saga of former billionaire Patricia Kluge continues: Her winery was snapped up at a foreclosure auction yesterday by none other than Donald Trump. The 776-acre Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard "had a $28 million mortgage on it, and I bought it for $6.2 million," Trump... More »

Patricia Kluge: Downfall of a Billionaire Socialite

She overspent on an extravagant winery that tanked and lost it all

(Newser) - Patricia Kluge was a wealthy socialite with an exotic past, recipient of gifts from royalty and a rumored $1 billion divorce settlement. Now she’s living in a paltry 6,000 square feet, having auctioned off many of her luxuries before the banks foreclosed on her 960-acre winery and seized... More »

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