Who is Melania Trump?
She is a Slovene-American former model and businesswoman who served as the first lady of the United States from 2017 to 2021, as the wife of President Donald Trump.
The former first lady has kept a low profile since she and her husband, former President Donald Trump, left the White House in January.
Her willingness to reenter the public eye could be key as to whether or not her husband runs for office again.
|Real Name||Melania Trump|
|In German||Melania Knauss|
|Birth Place||Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Date of Birth||26th April 1970.|
|Source of Income||Modelling and business|
|Age||51 Years as of 2021.|
|Father’s name||Viktor Knavs.|
|Mother’s name||Amalija Ulčnik.|
|Siblings||She has an older sister named Ines.|
|Home Town||Novo Mesto, Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia.|
|Residence||Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.|
|School||The Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana.|
|University||The University of Ljubljana.|
|Educational qualification||She studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana for one year before she dropped out.|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches /180 Cm.|
|Weight||63 Kg / 139 Lbs.|
|Body Measurement||38-26-37 ( inches).|
|Marital Status||Married in 2005.|
|Husband||Donald Trump American Politician & Businessman.|
|Children||One Son named Barron & Daughter None.|
|Profession||Jewellery & watch design & former model.|
|Hobbies||Designing Jewelry & Travelling.|
|Source of Income||Jewellery & watch design & former model.|
|Twitter /Melania Trump|
|Instagram /Melania Trump|
|Net Worth||$ 50 million (Rs 3,76.34 Cr).|
|Last Updated||October 2021.|
She was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia, on 26th April 1970. Her father, Viktor Knavs managed car and motorcycle dealerships. Her mother Amalija who came from the village of Raka and worked as a patternmaker at the children’s clothing manufacturer Jutranjka in Sevnica. She has an older sister, named Ines.
As a high-school student, she lived in a high-rise apartment in Ljubljana. She studied at the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana. After schooling, she studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana for one year before she dropped out.
She started modelling at five years old and started doing commercial work at sixteen when she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko. At the age of eighteen, she signed with a modelling agency in Milan, Italy.
In 1992, she was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine “Look of the Year” contest, held in Ljubljana, which promised its top three contestants an international modelling contract.
According to a financial filing in 2016, her businesses brought in between US$ 15,000 (Rs 11.28 lacs) to US$50,000 (Rs 37.62 Lacs) in royalties that year.
Her Net Worth: $50 Million (Rs 3,76.14 Cr)
Before she was Donald Trump’s wife, she was a successful model.
Following in her husband’s footsteps, she shifted her focus to entrepreneurial efforts.
The holding the company of Melania Marks Accessories LLC. Both companies bring in between US$ 15,000 (Rs 11.28 lacs) to US$50,000 (Rs 37.62 Lacs) in royalties a year. According to Trumps’ May 2016 financial disclosure filing.
An additional company, Melania LLC, is also active, but it was reported as producing less than $200 (Rs 15.043k) and having a total value of less than $1,000 (Rs 75.22 Lacs).
Donald and Melania Trump’s 22nd January 2005, wedding set the tone for a life of extravagance. The outstanding affair had an estimated price tag of $1 million (Rs 7.52 Cr) and was held at Mar-a-Lago.
Designed with 1,500 crystal rhinestones, the future first lady’s custom Christian Dior wedding dress at the time was thought to be one of the most expensive ever made, at an approximate cost of around $100,000 (Rs 75.18 Lacs).
The couple’s 400 guests feasted on fare catered by celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, for a dinner bill totalling around $110,000 (Rs 82.69 Lacs). Her future husband reportedly scored the sparkler for $1.5 million (Rs 11.27 Cr). For their 10th anniversary in 2015, Donald Trump presented her with an upgrade in the form of a 25-carat diamond ring.
The A-listers in attendance included people from every corner of Trumps’ world, from politics to business to fashion to television. Former President Bill Clinton was there along with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, whom Donald Trump would defeat in the 2016 presidential election.
On 20th March 2006, they gave birth to their son, Barron William Trump.
First Lady of the United States
She assumed the role of the first lady of the United States on 20th January 2017. She continued to live in Manhattan at the Trump Tower with their son, Barron, until the end of his 2016–2017 school year at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School.
A 2020 biography by Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan revealed that Melania stayed in New York to negotiate more favourable terms from Trump for her and their son.
She is the second foreign-born woman to hold the title of the first lady, after Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams, who was born in 1775 in London. She is also the first naturalized citizen to hold the title, and the first whose native language is not English.
She is well-liked by her staffers, is cordial to Ivanka Trump, an American businesswoman & daughter of former president Donald Trump.
She ended her tenure by agreeing with Donald that he was the legitimate winner of the 2020 election, despite his loss. She did not contact incoming first lady Jill Biden to make transition arrangements or provide her with the traditional tour of the White House.
In January 2016, she paid $ 1.5 million (Rs 11.27 Cr) for a 1-bedroom apartment on the 33rd floor of Trump Tower.
Car Collection & yacht Collection
Trump Princess lavish 86m superyacht of $30 million (Rs 2,25.61 Cr).
Cadillac escalade of $ 115,000 (Rs 86.45 Lacs).
Rolls Royce Phantom of $ 450,000 (Rs 3.38 Cr).
Lamborghini Gallardo of $ 214,001 (Rs 1.60 Cr).
Mercedes S550 of $ 109,800 (Rs 82.59 Lacs).
Social Media Portfolio
- Her modelling career was associated with Irene Marie Models and Trump Model Management
- In 1992, she was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine
- In 2001, she became a permanent resident of the United States.
3 Life Lessons from her Successful Career
Now that you know all about her net worth, and how she achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the lessons we can learn from her success as a model & businessman.
- Do Not Lie
- Don’t Think It Will Go Unnoticed.
- The Obvious – Do not plagiarize:
Favourite Quotes from Melania Trump
“As citizens of this great nation, it is kindness, love, and compassion for each other that will bring us together – and keep us together. These are the values Donald and I will bring to the White House.”— Melania Trump
“I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him breakfast. Bring him to school. Pick him up. Prepare his lunch. I spend the afternoon with him.”— Melania Trump
“After living and working in Milan and Paris, I arrived in New York City 20 years ago, and I saw both the joys and the hardships of daily life. On July 28, 2006, I was very proud to become a citizen of the United States – the greatest privilege on planet Earth.”— Melania Trump
Q. What is Melania Trump’s age?
Ans:- 51 as of 2021.
Q. What is Melania Trump’s Instagram?
Q.Where is Melania Trump from?
Ans:- Novo mesto, Slovenia.
Q.How much was Melania Trump’s wedding dress?
Ans:- Her wedding dress cost a whopping $100,000 (Rs 75.18 Lacs).and was featured on the cover of Vogue.
Q.How tall and how much does Melania weigh?
Ans:- Height 5 feet 11 inches /180 Cm. & Weight 63 Kg / 139 Lbs.