Who is Melania Trump and what is her net worth as of 2018? Melania Trump born on 26th April 1970, her father Victor Knavs was a car and motorcycle dealer. Melania grew up in Lower Sava Valley in Slovenia with her sister Ines and step brother. Trump also known as Melania Knauss the most powerful lady in the United States of America is the third wife of the then real estate tycoon and present President of the United State of America Donald Trump. Before marrying President Donald Trump, Melania has been a model and a jewellery-cum-watch designer. She owns a jewellery brand on her own name ‘Melania Timepieces & Jewellery launched in collaboration with QVC.
Melania met Donald Trump during the ‘Fashion week’ in 1996; she is President’s third wife. Initially, Melania turned down Donald Trump offer but in the year 2004, they got engaged which culminated into their marriage in 2005. The wedding was huge; with bride’s gown, itself was of $200,000 designed by John Galliano. It was attended by biggest celebrities like Shaquille O’Neal, Barbara Walters, Hillary Clinton, the former President of U.S. Bill Clinton and Katie Couric. The couple got blessed with a baby boy in 2006, known to the world as Barron William Trump.
Melania is twenty-four year younger than Trump, it is being reported to media that they signed a prenuptial agreement in 2005 before they got married. As per the agreement, she is not allowed to take any advantage from husband Donald Trump wealth.
Education: Melania was a dropout from the University of Ljubljana while studying architecture and design. However, on several social media platforms claim that Melania completed the study of architecture and design.
Melania started modelling in Milan when she was sixteen years old. In 1992, she won a runner-up title in the category ‘look of the year’ for Jana magazine. Melania also worked with some famous photographers like Patrick Demarchelier, Helmut Newton, and Mario Testino. In the year 1996, Melania moved to New York City for better opportunities. Melania got featured in the ‘sports illustrated swimsuit issue’ in the year 2000. Melania became the cover page girl for magazines like ‘Vougue’, ‘Vanity Fair’, ‘New York Magazine’ and ‘Avenue’. Melania launched her jewellery collection in the year 2010.
Melania also appeared in numerous television series and can speak five languages fluently which are Slovenian, French, German, Serbian and English.
Net Worth of Melania Trump
Melania Trumph net worth is estimated at $55 million. Melania’s accumulated net worth of $55 million includes the earnings she made when she was actively pursuing a modelling career.
Melania also has a skin care line in her name. As per President Donald Trump public financial records, Melania’s sale from her jewellery brand is around $15000 to $50,000. According to the data revealed by the Forbes magazine, Melania got success from her jewellery line but her skin care isn’t much a success.
Apart from the above Melania owns an engagement ring gifted by her husband President Donald Trump in 2004 worth $2 million. It is also described as a Graff diamond ring, adapted from the famous ‘Lord of the Rings’. It is a unique piece with choicest pieces of diamonds used in making it.
Melania Trumph as business model
Melania is also working for a lot of social causes like Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The American Red Cross, Martha Graham Dance Company, the Police Athletic League, The Boy’s Club of New York, and the Fifth Annual National Love Our Children Day.
Melania supported her husband Donald Trump during his presidential campaign.
So the first lady of the United States of America with a considerable amount of net worth of her own, Melania Trump is an avid supporter of social causes and charity works. Been a student of design and architecture Melania ventured out in the glamour world of modeling as her instincts guided her. A successful model and an entrepreneur, Melania is the second foreign-born woman to be the first lady. Melania can speak fluently in several languages. A staunch supporter of women’s right and education Melania expresses her views on equality for women at all levels. Melania’s birthplace Slovenia has created a wine to celebrate her successes by the name ‘First Lady’.