Melania Trump is the first lady of the United States of America and the third wife of Real estate mogul and present President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. She was a former fashion model, socialite and a former jewelry designer and now a full-time mother. She was born on the 26th April of 1970 as Melanija Knavs that translates to Melania Knauss in German.
She took modeling career when she was just five years old but she was shot to fame only after she was discovered by Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko. She began doing commercials at 16 and walked the ramp for several fashion houses in Milan and Paris. Around that time, she met Donald Trump and her life took a complete changeover. She has featured on the covers of numerous leading magazines, earning her celebrity status.
Melania Trump Biography
Melania Trump was born on the 26th of April 1970, in Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia. She is currently 51 years old.
|Birth Name||Melanija Knavs|
|Date of Birth||April 26, 1970|
|Place of Birth||Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Age||51 years old|
|Profession||Former Model, Socialite, and United States first lady|
- Father – Viktor Knavs (car and motorcycle dealer)
- Mother – Amalija Ulčnik (Pattern maker at children’s clothing factory)
- Siblings – Ines Knavs (Younger Sister), Denis Cigelnjak (Older Step-Brother)
Melania attended Sevnica Elementary School when she was 7 years old. She, at 15, enrolled at a technical high school in Ljubljana, Slovia. She enrolled at the University of Ljubljana to study architecture, but eventually dropped out to pursue a full-time career in modeling.
Melania Trump Married Life
Melania married American business tycoon Donald Trump on January 22, 2005, in an Anglican service at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. They had an outrageously lavish wedding reception
in the ballroom at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. She wore a $200,000 dress made by John Galliano of the house of Christian Dior. In March 2006, Melania gave birth to a son, Barron William Trump.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 11 inches|
Centimeters – 180 cm
Meters – 1.8 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 62 kg|
Pounds – 137 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||8 (US)|
She made her first film appearance in an uncredited role as herself in 2001 comedy movie Zoolander.
She was the celebrity judge in the Miss USA contest in 2003.
As a model, she has endorsed several fashion brands and accessories.
Melania Trump is well known as the wife of the 45th President of United States of America.
Melania Trump Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $50 million in 2023. Most of her earnings were from when she was active in modeling and her current share of income comes from her business ventures, including a skincare line, a Jewellery line, and other things.
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Melania Trump Facts
Melania is the only US first lady to have posed naked for a French magazine in 1996.
She is the second US first lady born in a foreign nation after Lousia Adams (wife of the sixth president John Quincy).
She can fluently speak in six languages – English, Serbo-Croatian, Italian, French, German and her native Slovene.
Melania and Trump singed a prenuptial agreement in 2005 before their marriage. As per agreement, she can’t take possession of her husband Donald Trump wealth.
She has her own line of jewelry called ‘Melania Timepieces & Jewelry’ in collaboration with QVC. She also runs her own line of cosmetics and perfume.
In 2000, Melania Trump has featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She had also featured on the covers of world’s renowned magazines like In Style Weddings, New York Magazine, Avenue, Philadelphia Style, Vanity Fair and Vogue.
Melania Trump’s engagement ring is worth $2 Million which is made up of with rarest collection of diamonds.
Much of her earnings come from her jewelry line, investments and also retains the wealth that she earned during her modelling career.
Melania Trump has also collaborated with a number of charities and social works like Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The American Red Cross, Martha Graham Dance Company, the Police Athletic League, The Boy’s Club of New York, and the Fifth Annual National Love Our Children Day.