Melania Trump (/məˈlɑːniə/; born Melanija Knavs; [mɛˈlaːnija ˈknaːu̯s], Germanized to Melania Knauss; born April 26, 1970) is a Slovenian-American former fashion model and, as wife of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump, the current First Lady of the United States. Melanija Knavs was born in Novo Mesto, and grew up in Sevnica, in the Yugoslav republic of Slovenia. She worked as a fashion model through agencies in Milan and Paris, later moving to New York City in 1996. Her modeling career was
Melania Trump on Thursday said the anonymous author of an explosive New York Times op-ed alleging her husband is unfit for office is “sabotaging” the country. “To the writer of the op-ed — you are not protecting this country, you are sabotaging it with your cowardly actions,” she told CNN. Story Continued Below. Though the first lady asserted that a free press “is important to our democracy” and called freedom of speech “an important pillar of our nation's founding principles,” she lamented the frequency of anonymous sourcing in news stories and stressed the seriousness of the op-ed’s acc
Melania Trump, then known as Melanija Knauss, grew up in Yugoslavia in the 1970s and ‘80s. Those who knew Melanija Knauss as a child are proud that the soft-spoken hometown girl could soon be First Lady of the United States. And they’re reluctant to publicly criticise Donald Trump, despite their concerns over recent allegations about his behaviour towards women. Melania, now US First Lady in waiting, was born in 1970 in what was then communist Yugoslavia, the daughter of textile worker Amalija and car salesman Viktor, who friends say bears a striking resemblance to her husband. Your opinion is
Melania Trump wears a navy jacket by Bottega Veneta as she is greeted by the First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron, at the Elysee Presidential Palace. 4 November 9, 2018. Getty ImagesPool. When asked for comment, the first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, told Town & Country: "It's a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe.
Melania Trump is the exception to her husband’s nativist politics. By Lauren Collins. She is the ultimate embodiment of Donald Trump’s bargain with the electorate. Illustration by Barry Blitt. In July of 2002, two years before Donald Trump became engaged to the Slovenian model Melania Knauss, he visited her native country for three hours. The couple had been in London. At around 8 P.M. on a Monday night, they landed at Ljubljana’s Brnik airport in Trump’s Boeing 727. Viktor and Amalija Knavs—the former Melanija’s parents; she’d long ago changed her name—awaited them.
Melania Trump is the First Lady of the United States of America. Her husband, Donald Trump, became the 45th President of the country in 2017. Melania married Donald Trump in 2005 to become his third wife. She is the first naturalized US citizen and the second foreign-born US First lady after Louisa Adams, wife of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams. Melania attained US citizenship in 2006. She was born in Slovenia to an Austrian father and a Slovenian mother. Prior to her wedding with Donald Trump, Melania was a professional model and actress in New York. She has worked with renowned photog
Melania Trump (born Melanija Knavs, Germanized to Melania Knauss) was born on April 26, 1970, in Novo Mesto, Slovenia (then part of communist Yugoslavia). Her father was a car dealer and her mother was a designer for children's clothing. She grew up in a modest home with her younger sister and later discovered she had an older half brother, whom her father had from a previous relationship. "She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart." A few days later, Trump made an unannounced visit to Upbring New Hope Children's Shelter in McAllen, Texas, to tour the facility and meet with children and staff.
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Melania Trump: 'I really don't care, do you?' jacket did send message. First lady contradicts earlier claims jacket had no hidden meaning as she backs ‘chain migration’ opposed by her husband. Published: 14 Oct 2018. Melania Trump: 'I really don't care, do you?' jacket did send message. ‘Being Melania’ interview proves her the queen of barely coded messages. Meghan O'Rourke. From fashion choices to her marriage, ABC special reveals first lady is far from clueless – and willing to bait those around her.
Melania Trump also lives in a country — the United States — that was recently named in an international survey as the 10th most dangerous country in the world for women. India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo also were named as most dangerous in the 2018 survey by the Thomas Reuters Foundation. Here’s a summary of documented abuses in countries in which Melania Trump has spent time.
Trump's wife Melania grew up in the town of Sevnica in Eastern Slovenia and started her modeling career in the capital Ljubljana, before moving to the United States to pursue her career. (Reporting by Marja Novak; editing by Andrew Roche). RELATED: Stunning pictures of Melania Trump's homeland, Slovenia. 33 PHOTOS. Stunning pictures of Melania Trump's homeland, Slovenia. See Gallery. Stunning pictures of Melania Trump's homeland, Slovenia. Slovenia, Bled, Lake Bled and Julian Alps, church of the Assumption. Predjamski grad in winter, Slovenia.
First lady Melania Trump heads for Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the vast and impoverished continent. LeBron James responds to Trump insult: 'You really got this much time that you can comment on me?' Melania Trump denounces author of NYT op-ed. 2:50 PM ET Thu, 6 Sept 2018. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that First Lady Melania Trump released a statement denouncing the anonymous author of The New York Times op-ed that claims there is a "quiet resistance" in the White House.
Melania Trump was born on April 26, 1970 in Slovenia. At age 16, she began what would soon become a highly successful modeling career, appearing in many high profile ad campaigns and working with some of the best photographers in the fashion industry. In 1996, Mrs. Trump moved to New York and ten years later, she proudly became a United States Citizen. Mrs. Trump has always been an active member of her community. In 2005, she was Honorary Chairwoman for the Martha Graham Dance Company. That same year, she was awarded Goodwill Ambassador by the American Red Cross—a role she served in for four y