10 Things you never knew about USA’s first lady Melania Trump
Melania Trump, what do we make of her? Will she be just an eye candy on the President Elects arm or will she like Michelle Play a responsible role in society as the first lady. I’m sure behind that somber look of hers, she is undoubtedly ecstatic because she could have never contemplated being exalted to such a position. However all said and done, what do we know of Melania? Let’s find out with these 10 facts about Melania Trump.
1 Melania is Donald trump’s third wife
Formerly Melania Knauss, she dated Donald Trump in 1998. They were subsequently married in 2005 after which a son Barron was born to them in 2006. Donald Trump was first married to Czechoslovakian Ivana Zelnickova in 1977 with whom he shares three children. His second wife was Marla maples whom he married in 1990s and the mother of his daughter Tiffany Trump.
2 The Clintons went to her wedding
Surprise Surprise!! Both Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the 350 guests invited at the lavish wedding held at Donald trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. Melania wore a $100,000 Dior dress emebellished with 1,500 crystals. Her dress too Dior almost 550 hours to make.
3 Melania speaks five languages
She isn’t that dumb as most people think. Melania grew up in Yugoslavia and speaks Slovenian, French, Siberian, German and English. Her heavy accent is what makes her speak seldom in public. She is also the second first lady after Louisa Adams to be born outside the USA.
4 She actually wishes Donald trump would act “more presidential’
Now that’s a laugh. At a rally in Arizona, Donald admitted that both his daughter Ivanka and wife Melania don’t approve of his behavior. “My wife and my daughter said to me, ‘Act presidential. Act presidential,'” he said. Melania said she wasn’t shy to give her husband presidential advice.
5 She started modeling aged 5
Melania started modeling when she was just 5 years old. By the time she was 15 she was already modeling for commercials and fashion houses in Milan and Paris. She has appeared on the cover of Vogue, Sports Illustrated and Harpers Bazaar.
6 She studied architecture and is successful in business
Melania studied architecture in Ljubiana University Slovenia and launched her own successful Jewellry line in QVC in the year 2010. She also has a business that produces her own line of skin care products.
7 She has impeccable taste
Most of Trump’s properties are all tastefully decorated by Melania where her architectural and design knowledge stands her in good stead. The Trump 3 storey penthouse in Trump towers was opulently decorated by her using 24k Gold and the world’s finest marble.
8 She met Donald when he was dating someone else
When Melania met Donald Trump in a fashion week party in 1998, he was with someone else. Melania revealed this fact to Harper’s Bazaar in 2016. She said Donald wanted her number but she didn’t give it to him. Instead she asked him for his and he gave her all his numbers.
9 She leaves the campaigning to Donald
Melania has always made it a point not to join in Donald’s campaign although she comments now and then. According to her, “I’m choosing not to go political in public because that is my husband’s job. I’m very political in private life, and between me and my husband I know everything that is going on.”
10 She is now 45 years old
An interesting fact about Melania Trump is that she is now 45 which makes her just 7 years older than Donald Trump’s oldest son, Donald Jr.