July 6th, 2018 | Updated on February 15th, 2020
Melania Trump is the First Lady of the US, and only the second First lady to be born outside the US – Slovenia. In May 2018, she stepped into the limelight when her anti-cyberbullying campaign, “Be Best” was launched.
No wonder, given her husband’s penchant for insulting opponents on social media, her campaign must have been puzzling to many. She was also criticized for releasing an educational booklet that nearly resembled the one produced by Obama administration.
However, except for these little criticisms here and there, Americans adore Melania Trump. Some of the recent polls indicate her to be more popular than her husband.
So let’s find out-Who is Melania Trump?
Long before sharing political opinions via jacket “I really don’t care. Do U?,” Melania was busy with her own career. The First Lady has gone from living in a tower block in Communist Yugoslavia to being one of the world’s most recognizable women.
Here are some answers to the often asked queries on who is Melania Trump? How old is she? What nationality she is? When did she marry Donald Trump?
And those who have been wanting to know her net worth will also find all their answers in this article.
Who is Melania Trump? How old is she? What nationality is she? When did she marry Donald Trump?
Melania Trump is third wife of the President Donald Trump. Born Melania Knauss, she is the only First Lady of the United State to be born in a communist country. She was born in Sevnica, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in April 1970.
She began modelling in her native Slovenia being just five years old after posing for a Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko.
Melania was later signed to a modelling agency in Milan, Italy, when she was 18 years old. Despite the fact that Melania has a college degree in design and architecture from University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, she chose to pursue a career as a fashion model.
In 1996 her career took her to New York, where she appeared on the covers of New York Magazine, Vogue in Italy, Harper’s Bazaar in Bulgaria and GQ in the UK. Here in Manhattan, she met her future husband.
Three years later she started dating Donald Trump in 1998, before marrying him in 2005 and gave birth to their son, Barron.
Though she was born in Yugoslavia, she became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001, which she turned into legal citizenship in 2006.
She is key part of Team Trump and arguably the most powerful woman on Earth. The 48-year-old speaks five languages, including: Slovenian, English, French, German and Serbian. And at 5ft 11ins she is one of the tallest First Ladies in history.
What is Melania Trump’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 47-year-old has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Since marrying her billionaire husband, Melania has launched her own jewellery and watch line which she reportedly designs herself.
Photos of the Trump Tower penthouse suite she shared with Donald and Barron give her 900,000 Twitter followers a glimpse into their opulent Manhattan lifestyle.
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