Melania Trump, also known as Melanija Knavs, is a Slovene-American businesswoman and model.
Biography & Profile Summary
Born on 26 April 1970, Melania Trump’s age is 53 Years Old as of 2023. She was born and raised in a well-settled Catholic family in Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia. She holds a Slovene-American nationality and has her belief in the Catholic religion.
She completed her early schooling at the Secondary School of Design and Photography, Sevnica. As a high school student in Ljubljana, she resided in a high-rise apartment. She later enrolled herself at the University of Ljubljana studying architecture and design for one year before she dropped out.
|Full Name||Melanija Knavs|
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Date of Birth||26 April 1970|
|Age||53 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Currently Live In||United States|
|Profession||Model and Businesswoman|
|Years Active||1991 – Present|
|Hometown||Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia|
|School/High School||Secondary School of Design and Photography, Sevnica|
|College/University||University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia|
Melania Trump Family, Husband & Relationships
Melania Trump’s parents are Victor and Amalija Knavs. Her father’s name is Victor Knavs, who is a vehicle manufacturer by profession.
Melania Trump’s mother’s name is Amalija Knavs, who is a patternmaker by profession.
Her father used to manage motorcycle and car dealerships for a state-owned vehicle manufacturer while her mother worked as a patternmaker at a children’s clothing manufacturer in Sevnica.
She also has two siblings. Her elder sister’s name is Ines Knauss, who is an artist by profession.
She also has a half-brother’s name is Denis Cigelnjak from her father’s side from his previous relationship.
Melania Trump’s marital status is married. In the year 2005, she married Donald Trump, who is a famous American politician, media personality, and businessman. Donald Trump served as the president of the United States from the year 2017 to the year 2021.
She also has one child. Her son’s name is Barron Trump, who is just 16 years old at the time.
|Father Name||Victor Knavs|
|Mother Name||Amalija Knavs|
|Brother Name||Denis Cigelnjak (Half-Brother)|
|Sister Name||Ines Knauss|
|Husband Name||Donald Trump|
|Children||Barron Trump (Son)|
Melania Trump Height & Weight
Melania Trump is a hot and beautiful actress. She is known for her attractive and mind-blowing personality. She has a cute smile, wonderfully adorable looks, and very impressive body measurements.
She owns a hot figure with her figure measurements measuring 38-26-37 inches approximately. She is 5 feet and 11 inches in height and her body weight is around 63 Kg. She has beautiful and long wonderful blonde hair and also beautifully mesmerizing black color eyes.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 185 cm
in meters: 1.85 m
in feet inches: 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 63 kg
in pounds: 138 lbs
Melania Trump Career
Melania Trump started her career by doing commercials at the mere age of 16. At 16, she began working with Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko. She changed her surname from “Knavs” to “Knauss” when she became a model.
18-year-old Knauss started modeling in Milan, Italy. In the year 1992, she was runner-up in Ljubljana’s Jana “Look of the Year” competition and won an international modeling contract.
Knauss worked as a model in Paris and Milan, where she met her future husband, Donald Trump’s acquaintance Paolo Zampolli. Zampolli pushed her to the U.S. to get representation. Knauss moved to the UES in 1996. She’ll reside with photographer Matthew Atamian in Union Square.
French men’s magazine Max released sexually explicit photos of Knauss and another model in January 1996. In January 2000, she posed naked atop a fur-lined Boeing 727 for GQ’s cover. In the year 2016, Trump said: “Melania was one of the most successful models in the industry. Before I met Melania, it was taken for a European magazine.
More on Career
She started her QVC jewelry line in 2010. She established a Melania Marks Skin Care Collection in high-end stores. A financial report says her businesses received $15,000 to $50,000 in royalties in 2016. In 2017, her two licensees stopped producing jewelry and skincare products.
Her companies and commodities were briefly featured in her White House biography on inauguration day, then erased. According to a White House official, the First Lady “won’t utilize her position for profit” and her enterprises are no longer operating.
She entered the U.S. from Slovenia on a visitor’s visa seven weeks before receiving an H-1B visa. In March 2001, while she was dating Donald Trump, the EB-1 program granted her permanent residency. The Migration Policy Institute estimates that 2% of their industry will fulfill the standards.
Melania Trump Net Worth
Melania Trump has an estimated net worth of $55 million.