The couple are both senior advisers to Ivanka’s father US President Donald Trump and are therefore very influential in world politics. Before entering the Trump administration however, they both worked in the real estate business for their respective fathers’ companies – Kushner Companies and the Trump Organisation. According to 2019 book ‘Kushner Inc’, Ivanka was critical in promoting her husband as the smoother, softer counterpart to his father’s volatility – just as she played the same role for her own father.
What’s more, their professional circles overlapped significantly and they worked as a team to further both their aims.
Author Vicky Ward wrote: “The couple looked like mirror images of each other.
“They could both work a room, ask after people’s children, talk without notes, occasionally fake a sense of humour.
“People in real estate who didn’t know her well thought she was ‘impressive’. Very smart, very polished.
Ivanka Trump reportedly "fakes a sense of humour" (Image: GETTY)
Jared Kushner, special adviser to the President (Image: GETTY)
“And unlike her husband, she seemed to have a ready command of the figures and a detailed, working knowledge of all the properties she was involved with.”
In this way, Ms Ward suggested in her book that both Ivanka and Jared were able to put on a front to schmooze clients and other big players in the industry and to help soften the hard, controversial images of their fathers.
It is very possible that both her and Jared implement this technique when it comes to diplomacy in government.
Ivanka has previously been accused of having a “sour” sense of humour by The New Yorker’s Jia Tolentina.
Ivanka is reportedly "in charge" in her marriage to