In 2004, Donald Trump proposed to Melania Knauss, the Slovenian born model he met in 1998, with an engagement ring worth a reported $1.5 million—although he got it half off in exchange for product placement on The Apprentice.
They were married a year later and the 13-carat emerald-cut diamond continues to take up serious real estate on the First Lady's ring finger. President Trump, however, doesn't wear a wedding ring at all and he’s never explained why. It doesn’t bother me but apparently, it bothers other people.
• Would it bother you if your significant other didn’t wear a wedding ring?
• Would it be easier to take if they bought you a million dollar ring?
For a bigger list of other notable people that don't take part in the tradition, at HuffingtonPost.com