Melania Trump

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Full Name Melania Trump
Age 50 Years Old
Nick Name Melania Trump
Gender Female
Famous As Entrepreneur
Birth Date April 26th, 1970
Birth Place Novo Mesto

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Melanija Knavs famed as Melania Trump is currently the first lady of the United States as well as the wife of President Donald Trump. Moreover, she was a former fashion model. She worked as a fashion model through agencies in Milan and Paris and moved to New York City in 1996. Her modeling career was associated with Irene Marie Models and Trump Model Management. She became a permanent resident of the United States in the year 2001. She obtained U.S. citizenship in 2006. She is the second first lady (after Louisa Adams) born outside the United States. Overall, she is a very talented woman.  

Early Life of Melania 

Melania Trump was born on 26th April 1970 in Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia as Melanija Knavs. Her nationality is Yugoslav and her ethnicity is White. Her religion is Catholic. She was born to Viktor Knavs and Amalija, her parents. Her father managed car and motorcycle dealerships for a state-owned vehicle manufacturer. Her mother worked as a patternmaker at the children's clothing manufacturer Jutranjka in Sevnica. She also has a sibling; older sister named Ines and an older half-brother named Denis. As of 2019, she celebrated her 49th birthday with her friends and families. She used to work at the factory participated in fashion shows that featured children's clothing as a child. Regarding her education, she attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana. She then attended the University of Ljubljana, where she studied architecture and design but she dropped University after a year. 

Body Measurements of Melania 

Melania is a very beautiful woman with a charming smile on her face attracting a lot of people towards her. She stands at a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches. Her balanced bodyweight consist of 62 Kg or 137 lbs. Her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is blue. Her body measurements include 38-26-37 in and her dress size is 6 US. Her other body measurements will be added soon. Overall, she has got a healthy body with a gorgeous slim body build. 

Career of Melania 

  • When Melania was only five, she started her modeling career.
  • She started doing commercial work at sixteen when she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko.
  • She also adapted the Slovene version of her last name "Knavs" to the German version "Knauss".
  • She signed with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy when she became eighteen. 
  • She was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine "Look of the Year" contest in the year 1992 which was held in Ljubljana.
  • She modeled for fashion houses in Paris and Milan, wherein 1995 she met Metropolitan Models co-owner Paolo Zampolli, a friend of her future husband Donald Trump. 
  • She then moved to Manhattan in the year 1996. 
  • Moreover, Zampolli arranged for her to share an apartment with photographer Matthew Atanian in Zeckendorf Towers in Union Square. 
  • She was featured in a sexually explicit photoshoot for the January 1996 issue of Max.
  • She also posed nude for the January 2000 edition of GQ magazine. 
  • She has also launched her own line of jewelry, Melania Timepieces, and Jewelry, for sale on QVC in the year 2010. 
  • She also marketed a Melania Skin Care Collection, sold in high-end department stores.
  • Her businesses brought in between $15,000 and $50,000 in royalties in 2016. 
  • The two companies that manufactured her jewelry and skin care products under license said they had terminated their relationship with her. It happened in the year 2017. 
  • She speaks five languages: Slovenian, Serbian, English, French, and German.
  • She obtained her U.S. citizenship in the year 2006. 
  • She met real estate mogul Donald Trump at a party in the year 1998 and they started dating while Trump was divorcing his second wife, Marla Maples.
  • She appeared with her husband while he campaigned for the 2000 Reform Party presidential nomination. 
  • In the year 2016, she told CNN her focus as the first lady would be to help women and children. 
  • She also said she would combat cyberbullying, especially among children.
  • She gave a speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention on 18th July 2016 which contained a paragraph that was nearly identical to a paragraph of Michelle Obama's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. 
  • She sued Daily Mail and General Trust, the owner of the Daily Mail, seeking $150 million in damages over an August 2016 article that falsely alleged that she had worked for an escort service during her modeling days in 2017. The Mail agreed to pay her $2.9 million.
  • On 20th January 2017, she assumed the role of the first lady of the United States.
  • She continued living in Manhattan at the Trump Tower with their son, Barron, until the end of his 2016-2017 school year at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School and later they moved into the White House in Washington, D.C., on 11th June 2017. 
  • Melania is the second foreign-born woman to hold the title of the first lady, after Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams, who was born in 1775 in London to a father from Maryland and an English mother. 
  • She hosted her first White House event, a luncheon for International Women's Day on 8th March 2017. 
  • She took an active role in planning the Trump administration's first state dinner on 23rd April 2018. 
  • A mass shooting occurred in El Paso, Texas on 3rd August 2019. 
  • A lone gunman killed 22 people and injured 24 others. 
  • Melania and President Trump visited the hospital where eight of the survivors were being cared for. 

Marital Status, Husband, Donald Trump, Children

Melania is a married woman and she was married to Donald Trump. The couple met each other in the year 1998 and they started dating. They got engaged in the year 2004 and after a year they married on 22nd January 2005, in an Anglican service at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. It was Trump's third marriage and her first. She wore a dress worth $200,000 designed by John Galliano of the house of Christian Dior. The couple is also blessed with a son named Barron William Trump who was born on 20th March 2006. She chose his middle name, while her husband chose his first name. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances in the White House in Washington, D.C. They are enjoying their life a lot. 

Net Worth of Melania 

Melania Trump is the present First Lady of the United States as well as the wife of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump. For sure, her net worth will be surely in millions. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to have more than $50 million. Her salary is estimated to have $500 as of mid-2018. But as of now, her salary is under review but it will be added soon. Overall, she is satisfied with her earnings.