He’s remained largely behind the scenes while his father-in-law attempts to become the next president of the United States of America.
But who, pray tell, is the man married to Ivanka Trump?
Kushner, 35, is a real estate developer, investor and publisher of The New York Observer, which he purchased in 2006 for $10 million.
He took over as CEO of his father Charles’ business, Kushner Companies in 2008 because the elder Kushner was sentence to two years in prison.
The crime? “Tax evasion, illegal campaign donations and witness tampering,” according to Heavy.com.
Kusher and Trump married in 2009 and have three children together – Arabella, 5, Joseph, who turns 2 in October and Theodore, born in March of this year.
And while he’s acting as an unofficial advisor to Trump (the Republican nominee), Kushner reportedly donated over $100,000 to Democratic Party campaigns over a period of 20+ years.
Trump recently praised her husband for being an exemplary family man.
“Jared is really incredibly hands on as a dad,” she told People Magazine.
“For him what’s most important is his family. So we work really hard during the week and we really prioritize weekends for just being sort of reconnecting as a family.
“It’s very seldom that we’ll have a commitment on a Saturday or a Sunday. It’s really about us being together.”
Earlier this month, Kushner published a piece in the Observer refuting claims that his father-in-law was anti-semitic (Ivana converted to Judaism for her husband when they married).
The difference between me and the journalists and Twitter throngs who find it so convenient to dismiss my father in law is simple. I know him and they don’t,” Kusher wrote.
“It doesn’t take a ton of courage to join a mob. It’s actually the easiest thing to do. What’s a little harder is to weigh carefully a person’s actions over the course of a long and exceptionally distinguished career,” he continued.
“The best lesson I have learned from watching this election from the front row is that we are all better off when we challenge what we believe to be truths and seek the people who disagree with us to try and understand their point of view.”