How was Melania Trump's modeling career

Melania Trump: height, age, wealth

Melania Trump - the early years

Melania Trump was born Melanija Knavs on April 26, 1970 in Novo Mesto, in the socialist Republic of Slovenia. She is 180 cm tall. Before her wedding to Donald Trump, Melania worked as a model.

  • parents: Melania's father is a car salesman and her mother is a tailor for children's clothing, which means that Melania is confronted with fashion at an early age.
  • Melania Trumps Grandparents lived in a small settlement called Jelovo (today part of the municipality of Radeče) in the Austrian crown land of Carniola. After the end of the First World War in 1918, Carniola became part of the newly established Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, later the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Melania's grandfather Jožef Knavs became a Yugoslav citizen. Melania's mother was born near Graz, in Austria.
  • Curious: Melania's grandfather is known in his home country because he accidentally grew a new type of onion - the raka onion. It is one of the most popular types of onion there.
  • Melania has an older one sister named Ines and one Half brother, whose existence she denied until 2016.
  • Melania began her modeling career at the age of 16. Two years later she was signed to an agency in Milan.
  • Later she tried her luck with an agency in Vienna. During this time Melania pretends to be under her Germanized name Melania Knauss.
  • Melania studied architecture at the University of Ljubljana, but dropped out a year later to pursue her modeling career.

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Career, wedding and fortune

In 1995 Melania Trump emigrated to the USA, hoping to have more success there with her career as a model. As the face for an advertising campaign for the cigarette brand Camel, she had her breakthrough and Melania, then still Melania Knauss, became an internationally known model.

  • It was at this time that she met Donald Trump. That followed two years later Dream wedding with the multimillionaire.
  • Trump brought four children with in the marriage: Ivana (Ivanka) Trump, Don Trump and Eric Trump from the first marriage and Tiffany Trump from the second marriage. Together with Melania, Donald Trump's fifth child follows - Barron Trump.
  • Melania Trumps capital is estimated at 50 million US dollars (as of 2020). It has its own line of jewelry and skincare and invests in land and properties. Melania was also able to generate quite a bit of revenue through modeling.
  • As the First Lady of America, by the way, she earned nothing. Still, as the president's wife, she was extremely powerful.
  • At the beginning of October 2020, Melania, like her husband Donald, contracted the corona virus.

Melania Trump: social media and scandals

Ms. Trump is also known for scandals and her Instagram account. There she regularly posted photos of her activities as First Lady of America.

  • During the 2016 election campaign for her husband Donald, Melania delivered a speech, largely derived from quotations from her first-lady predecessor Michelle Obama's 2008 speech.

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