Melania Trump

photo Melania Trump
Name: Melania Trump ( Melania Knavs )
Born: April 26, 1970
Age: 54 years old
Birthplace: Sevnica, Slovenia
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inches
Occupation: Photo model, designer, actress, First Lady of the United Stated
Relationship Status: Married Donald Trump
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  • Horoscope: Taurus
  • Net worth: $50 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Slovenian
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Viktor Knavs
  • Mothers name: Amalija Knavs
  • Education: University of Ljubljana
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Blue
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    Melania Trump: biography

    Melania Knavs, better known as Melania Trump, is the First lady of the USA. She is married to 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. Speaking of Melania Trump, it is important to say that her biography related not only to her famous husband. When she was young, she achieved considerable success as a fashion model, also she posed for men's magazines. In addition, the new first lady made attempts to become an actress and starred in comedy "Zoolander" by Ben Stiller.

    Young Melania Trump
    Young Melania Trump

    The wife of Donald Trump was born in 1970, in Sevnica, Slovenia. At that time it was a part of Yugoslavia. Melania's father, Victor Knavs, repaired and sold out used cars, and her mother Amalija worked at a local textile factory. As a child, Melania Trump lived in a poor neighborhood, in a building surrounded by factory chimneys. Knavs family was quite poor.

    Young Melania Trump
    Young Melania Trump

    But at the same time the girl has always distinguished perseverance, commitment and discipline. She was a very good pupil at school.  Her teacher and classmates recall that Melania Knavs was always polite, and no one heard from her bad words. After school, she moved to the capital of Slovenia, where she became a student of the Faculty of Architecture in University of Ljubljana

    Young Melania Trump
    Young Melania Trump

    But she didn’t finish the university: soon she met a professional photographer Stan Erko, who persuaded a beautiful girl to begin a career in modeling. Six months later Melania Knavs change her surname to the Western manner, and under the name Melania Knaus goes first to Milan and then to Paris. 

    Modeling career and plastic surgery

    In order to be more popular in the fashion world, Melania Trump made a plastic surgery. She changed the shape of the nose, lip volume and increased her breast size. The photo model became famous after her erotic photo shoots for such magazines as «GQ» and «Max». Later, the girl was on the cover of «Vogue», «In Style», «Glamour», «Elle» and many other magazines.

    Young Melania Trump
    Young Melania Trump

    In the second half of 90s photos of Melania Trump were published in America, where she moved for permanent residence and moved to New York. She continued a successful career as a model lady  and at the same time she made attempts to become an actress. Future wife of Donald Trup appeared in comedy "Zoolander" directed by Ben Stiller, but her name didn’t appeare in subtitles.

    In 2010, the year of Melania launched her own jewelry collection. Her brand gradually conquered the world. Besides the jewelry Trump created design for wristwatches, and also produces perfume and cosmetics for women.

    Personal Life 

    In 1999, during a photo shoot for «Allure» magazine the model met Donald Trump. This meeting changed Melania Trump’s life completely. They started dating, and the public found out about Donald Trump and Melania relationships during their performance on the radio show «The Howard Stern Show». The future US president called the girl "love of his life."

    Wedding of Donald and Melania Trump
    Wedding of Donald and Melania Trump

    In January 2005, the wedding took place in Florida and Melania became a wife of Donald Trump. It is interesting, that Hillary Clinton, the future opponent of Donald Trump in presidential race, attended the wedding ceremony. As a wedding gift, their friends sang a song «The Lady and the Tramp», the original composition was a song from the Walt Disney cartoon "Beauty and the Beast."

    The wedding ceremony was widely covered by the media. The public was attracted by luxurious ceremony.  Melania wore a $200,000 dress made by Christian Dior. The wedding cake, the height of which was more than 15 meters, was decorated with three thousand pastry roses.

    Melania with her husband Donald Trump and their son Barron
    Melania with her husband Donald Trump and their son Barron

    A year later, their son, Barron William Trump was born. It was the first child for Trump’s the fifth child of Donald. from two previous marriages president Donald Trump has sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughters Ivanka and Tiffany. Father and mother devoted to Barron 20-minute speech on the radio show «Imus in the Morning».

    Melania, as well as many other successful women, is a big fan of fitness. She loves cardio and pilates and tennis. At the same time she does not keep to any diet, and eats fried and sweet food, including her favorite ice cream.

    Elections 2016 and the scandal

    During her speech at the Republican National Convention in 2016. Mrs. Trump expressed support for her husband as a candidate for the US presidency. Her speech was a success, but later journalists compared the text of her speech to the speech of Michelle Obama, wife of Barack Obama,  which the latter made eight years ago, said. 

    Melania Trump
    During her speech

    It turned out that the whole paragraphs coincide almost word for word. However, representatives of Trump rejected the accusation of plagiarism.

    However, in any case, the performance did not prevent Melania become the new first lady of the United States after the election results were announced in November 2016.


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