Melania Trump: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: ex-model
  • Real name: Melanija Knavs
  • Sign: Bull
  • Date of birth: Thursday 29 April 1976 (age: 44)
  • Country: Slovenia

Melania Trump is an ex-American model of Slovenian origin, and Donald Trump’s third wife. She was born on 26 April 1970 in Sevnica, then in Yugoslavia, to a father who was a garage owner and a mother who was a stylist. A brilliant student at high school, she started modelling at a very early age: at sixteen, she started modelling on the catwalks and, at only eighteen, she signed her first contract with a Milanese agency.

The young woman went on to study architecture at the renowned University of Ljubjana. At the same time, she became one of the most prominent models, with the great Italian and Parisian fashion designers vying for her services. She was also courted by photographers, including Helmut Newton, and her dream plastic was on the front page of many magazines.

During the 2000s, she appeared on several television shows, including the Howard Stern Show and Donald Trump’s reality show, The Apprentice. From 2015, she actively supports her husband in his race for the presidency of the United States. On 8 November 2016, Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. Candidate for a second term, he is invested by the Republican Party for the presidential election of 2020. On 7 November 2020, four days after the presidential election, the American media announced the victory of Joe Biden, elected 46th president of the United States. Donald Trump contests the result of the votes.

Donald Trump announces during the night of October 1-2, 2020 that he tested positive at Covid-19, as did his wife Melania.

On the private side, Melania meets Donald Trump during a fashion show in 1999. The couple were married in the dream setting of Palm Beach, Florida in 2005 in a luxurious ceremony. The couple has a son, Barron William Trump, born on March 20, 2006.