Melania Trump

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Melania Trump
Melania Trump Official Portrait.jpg
First Lady of the United States
Assumed office
January 20, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Michelle Obama
Personal details
Born Melanija Knavs
(1970-04-26) April 26, 1970 (age 47)
Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia
(now Slovenia)
Citizenship American
Political party Republican
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Spouse(s) Donald Trump (m. 2005)
Children 1

Melania Trump (born Melanija Knavs, Germanized to Melania Knauss; April 26, 1970)[1] is a Slovenian-American former model. She is the wife of American real estate magnate and President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. They married on January 22, 2005.[2]

In 2006, her son with Donald Trump, Barron, was born.

In 2016, Trump was campaigning for her husband to become the next U.S. President when she became scrutinized when giving a speech that was allegedly similar to one that First Lady Michelle Obama gave at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Melania Knauss Biography". Star Pulse. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. "Melania Knauss". Ask Men. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  3. Krieg, Gregory (19 July 2016). "No one to be fired after Melania Trump speech plagiarism episode". CNN. Cable News Network. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 

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