Who is Melania Trump?

Melania Trump is the First Lady of the United States as the wife of 45th president Donald Trump. She was born in Slovenia but became the permanent residence of the U.S in 2001. Likewise, she received her U.S citizenship in 2006 after marrying Donald Trump in 2005. She is also the first Lady whose mother tongue is not English. Previously, she worked as a model and businesswoman. She did her modeling assignments through agencies in countries like Milan, Paris, and New York. Though she did not want to come in the limelight, she is frequently seen in media due to her husband. Moreover, she is also a multi-linguist person who has good command over Slovene, English, German, French, Italian, and Serbo-Croatian. She also shows her firm conviction in women’s equality.

Quick Info
Real NameMelanija Knavs
Birth DateApril 26, 1970
Birth PlaceNovo Mesto, Slovenia
SisterInes Knauss
Star SignTaurus
SpouseDonald Trump
SonBarron William Trump
Net Worth$50 million
Height5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m)
Weight63 kg (139lbs)
Body Measurements38-26-37 inches
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Blonde

Melania Trump


Melania’s real name is Melanija Knavs. She was born to parents Viktor Knavs and Amalija Knavs on April 26, 1970, at Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Her father worked as a car dealer while her mother worked as children cloth designer. She grew up alongside her sister named Ines Knauss. She also has a step half-brother. Presently, she is 50 years old with a Taurus star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Melania Trump holds an American nationality and is Catholic, according to her religion. Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m) tall and weighs 63 kg (139lbs). Her body measures 38-26-37 inches, respectively. She has a pair of brown-colored eyes with dark blonde hair color.

Education/Early life

Melania Trump received her education from a Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana. She then attended the University of Ljubljana for studying architecture and dropped out after a year.



Melania Trump started her career in modeling when she was sixteen. She was then working with a fashion photographer named Stane Jerko. After working with him for two years, she signed a contract with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy. She worked in the magazine ‘Jana’ and was also named the runner-up in the ‘Look of the Year’ contest. Also, she worked for the modeling agencies in Paris and New York. She did a photo shoot for a sexually explicit photo for ‘Max’ magazine and a nude photoshoot for ‘GQ’ magazine.

Melania Trump


After working for modeling agencies, in 2010, Melania launched her own line of jewelry and skincare collection. She sold them only on QVC and high brand stores. Sadly, these companies put an end to their relationship and removed her products.

First Lady of the United States

Melania Trump supported the campaign of Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections. She also gave a controversial speech on July 18, 2016, at the Republican National Convention. Finally, on January 20, 2017, when her husband was inaugurated as 45th President of the United States, she became the First Lady of the United States

Personal Life 

Melania Trump has known Donald Trump since 1998 at a fashion party and started dating him. They got engaged in 2004 and tied a knot on January 22, 2005in Palm Beach, Florida. This marriage was Trump’s third marriage. Many famous celebrities, along with former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton, attended their wedding. This couple together has a son Barron William Trump born on March 20, 2006.

Melania Trump


Melania Trump is active in her social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@flotus) has 4.7 million followers, and her Twitter handle (@MELANIATRUMP) has 1.2 million followers. Likewise, her Facebook page has 2.3 million likes and 2.4 million followers.

Net Worth

Melania Trump is the wife of the current U.S President and a billionaire husband. Her net worth as of 2020 is reported to be over $50 million.