Her roots are essentially tied to Yugoslavia, but she became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001. In 2006, this turned into legal citizenship.
Melania Trump Net Worth
11 Million USD
BIRTHDAY - April 26, 1970
BIRTHPLACE - Sevnica, Slovenia
AGE - 46 years old
Height - 1.8 m
BIRTH SIGN - Taurus
Married to - Donald Trump (In 2005)
Children - 1 son named Barron
Education: University of Ljubljana
Occupation - Former Model, Jewelry Designer
Melania Trump's Family
Melania Trump was born in Sevnica, which is a part of Yugoslavia on April 26th 1970. Her father, Victor Knavs is a car and motorcycle dealer, while his wife Amalija is a pattern-maker at a clothing manufacturer’s company.
Melania has an elder sister and a half-brother from her father’s previous relationship. Donald and Melania, now raise a son - Barron William Trump together, step-mother of Donald Jr., Eric, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka.
Marriage with Donald Trump
Melanie’s fame burgeoned forward, after her one year relationship with Donald Trump was sealed with a ring. The two met in 2004, tying the knot the following year. Despite the fact that Donald is a billionaire business mogul, the tow signed a prenuptial agreement. Their wedding took place at The Episcopal Church of Bethesda on Palm Beach.
The celebrity guest list was massive, with the likes of Bill Clinton, Heidi Klum, Katie Couric and Rudy Giuliani at the ceremony. The wedding was a highly publicised one, and they exchanged vows in the presence of the media.
Melania Trump's Career
Melania studied architecture and design, and even has a degree to back that up. She studied at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, but found interests elsewhere. She took up a career as a fashion model. It’s clear to see that with a petite framework and drop dead gorgeous looks, such as hers, the fashion world welcomed her with arms wide open.
Melania started off at the age of 16, signing an agreement with a modelling agency in Milan. She shuttled between Milan and Paris for photo shoots, where she qualified as the runner up for Jana Magazine’s- The Look of the Year. She finally settled down in New York during 1996.
The year 2000 saw the future Mrs Trump to be, as a bikini model in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Trump has also appeared in numerous TV shows and was also co-hosting The View with Barbara Walters at some time. Her precious jewellery collection is what grabbed eyes in 2010.
Melania's Controversy galore
Melania Trump found herself in a bit of a tight spot as the speech she rendered in the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention was tagged as an act of plagiarism. The speech had its roots in that of Michelle Obama in 2008. The similarity made Melania host to a number of internet memes.
Melania and Donald Trump together live in Manhattan, New York. Their grand penthouse is three floors tall and is grand without a doubt. The entire apartment is decorated with 24K gold and marble. The house is estimated to be worth 100 million US dollars.
Melania Trump Charity Activities
Bazaar, Vogue, GQ, Front and InStyle, all have had the privilege of having her on the front cover. Melania has also been actively involved in charitable causes. The Boy’s Club of New York, Martha Graham Dance Company, The Police Athletic League, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The American Red Cross and The Fifth Annual Love Our Children Day, are some of the agencies associated with Melania.
As of today, Melania is supporting her husband’s presidential campaign. She firmly believes in what Trump can do for the citizens of America.
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