Melania Knauss (Trump) Facts

Melania Knauss (Trump) Facts
Melania Knauss is the current First Lady of the United States, known now as Melania Trump. She was born Melanija Knavs on April 26th, 1970, in Novo Mesto, Slovenia (formerly a republic within Yugoslavia), to Viktor Knavs and Amalija Ulcnik. She was raised in the Lower Sava Valley, and later attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana. She learned to speak several languages including English, French, German and Italian. She began modeling at the age of five and filmed commercials when she was 16. She then changed her name to the Germanized spelling Knauss. She met her future husband Donald Trump in 1998.
Interesting Melania Knauss (Trump) Facts:
Melania's mother worked for a children's clothing company, and her father was a car dealer in Slovenia.
Melania has a younger sister and an older half-brother that she reportedly hasn't met.
Melania Knauss was working as a model in the United States before meeting Donald Trump, but her career prospects improved after they met and she began shooting for magazines such as In Style Weddings, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
When Melania met Donald Trump he was on a date with another woman. She wouldn't give him her phone number and instead took his.
Melania is always known to dress very well, always appearing very well put together.
When Melania married Donald Trump in 2005, she wore a John Galliano gown. Their wedding is reported to have cost in the neighbourhood of $1 million.
Billy Joel sang as Melania and Donald Trump's wedding.
Melania launched a QVC jewelry line in 2010 and has profited well from the business venture.
Melania and Donald Trump have a son together named Barron William Trump.
Melania is known to be reserved and tries to avoid the limelight but has been known to speak out at times.
Melania has tried to stay out of politics in public. She has stated that she knows what is going on and is political in her private life.
Melania has said that she does not always agree with Donald and will tell him so.
Melania Trump is actually Donald Trump's third wife. He was married to Ivana Trump and subsequently Marla Maples.
Melania is step-mother to four children from Donald Trump's previous marriages. She is onl seven years older than Donald's eldest son Donald Trump, Jr.
Melania is involved in charities such as the Police Athletic League, The American Red Cross, and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Melania and Donald's son Barron has his own floor in their Manhattan penthouse.
Bill and Hillary Clinton were at Melania and Donald Trump's wedding. Later Donald and Hillary ran against each other for the position of President of the United States. Donald won.
Melania is the first foreign-born First Lady of the United Stated since John Quincy Adam's wife Louisa Adams, who had been born in London, England.
Melania Trump's first event that she hosted was the International Women's Day luncheon on March 8th, 2017.
Slovenia named a red wine after Melania called 'First Lady'.


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