Trump said of the induction, "It was literally the thrill of a lifetime performing in front of 80,000 enthusiastic fans during the ‘Battle of the Billionaires' match at WrestleMania XXIII. I've always enjoyed and respected WWE's brand of entertainment and look forward to the ceremony in my hometown at Madison Square Garden."
McMahon added, "Donald is a global icon whose status brought an unmatched level of publicity and grandeur to WWE."
Trump joins Bruno Sammartino, Mick Foley, Bob Backlund and Trish Stratus in the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame class. Check out a video on Trump's WWE involvement below: