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Melania Trump (/məˈlɑːniə/; born Melanija Knavs; [mɛˈlaːnija ˈknaːu̯s], Germanized to Melania Knauss; April 26, 1970) is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump.[1]

 

She was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia and grew up in Sevnica, in the Lower Sava Valley.[2] She worked as a fashion model for agencies in Milan and Paris, later moving to New York City in 1996.[3] Her modeling career was associated with Irene Marie Models and Trump Model Management.[4]

 

In 2001, she became a permanent resident of the United States. She married Donald Trump in 2005 and obtained U.S. citizenship in 2006.[5] She is the first naturalized U.S. citizen to become First Lady of the United States.[6]

 

Early life

Melanija Knavs was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia (then part of Yugoslavia) on April 26, 1970.[7][8] Her father, Viktor Knavs, was from the nearby town of Radeče, and managed car and motorcycle dealerships for a state-owned vehicle manufacturer.[9][10]

 

Her mother Amalija (née Ulčnik) came from the village of Raka and worked as a patternmaker at the children's clothing manufacturer "Jutranjka" in Sevnica.[11][12] As a child, she participated in fashion shows featuring children's clothing, along with other children of workers at the factory.[13][14] She has an older sister, Ines, and an older half-brother whom she reportedly has never met, from her father's previous relationship.[15][16]

 

Knavs grew up in a modest apartment in a housing block in Sevnica, in the Lower Sava Valley.[1][17] Her father was in the League of Communists of Slovenia, which prohibited its members from openly practicing religion.[18][19] As was common, however, he had his daughters baptised secretly.[20][21]

 

When she was a teenager, Knavs moved with her family to a two-story house in Sevnica.[22] Then, as a high-school student, she lived in a high-rise apartment in Ljubljana. She attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana,[23] and studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana for one year before dropping out.[24][25][26]

 

Modeling career

She began modeling at five years old and started doing commercials at sixteen when she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer, Stane Jerko.[27][28] When she began working as a model, she translated the Slovene version of her last name "Knavs" to the German version "Knauss".[29]

 

At eighteen she signed with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy.[30] In 1992, she was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine "Look of the Year" contest, held in Ljubljana, which promised its top three contestants an international modeling contract.[7][31]

 

After attending the University of Ljubljana for one year,[32] she modeled for fashion houses in Paris and Milan, where in 1995 she met Metropolitan Models co-owner Paolo Zampolli, a friend of her future husband Donald Trump, who was on a scouting trip in Europe. Zampolli urged her to travel to the United States, where he said he would like to represent her.[14]

 

In 1996, she moved to New York City,[14][31][30][33] living in an apartment in Zeckendorf Towers on Union Square, with a roommate, photographer Matthew Atanian, per Zampolli's arrangements.[14] She did ten paid modeling jobs in the U.S. in the seven weeks before she received legal permission to work in the country.[5]

 

Relationship with Donald Trump Early relationship

 
Melania Knavs meeting President Bill Clinton in 2000
 

In September 1998, she met real estate mogul Donald Trump at a party thrown by Zampolli at the Times Square nightclub the Kit Kat Club (now the Stephen Sondheim Theatre).[34] Trump had been separated from Marla Maples since May 1997, and attended the party with Celina Midelfart. When Midelfart went off to use the bathroom, Trump approached Knauss and asked for her number. She took his number instead, and subsequently they attended the 1990s Greenwich Village hot spot Moomba, and began a relationship.[14][1][35]

 

Melania continued her modeling career,[14] with her American magazine cover shoots, including, In Style Weddings,[36] New York Magazine, Avenue,[37] Philadelphia Style,[38] Vanity Fair[39] and Vogue.[40] While they were dating, Trump relocated her family to New York, where her parents now live for most of the year.[41]

 

In 1999, the couple gained attention after an interview on The Howard Stern Show, and, when asked by The New York Times what her role would be if Donald Trump were to become President, she replied: "I would be very traditional, like Betty Ford or Jackie Kennedy."[10]

 

In 2000, she appeared with Donald Trump while he campaigned for that year's Reform Party presidential nomination and modeled for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.[42][41]

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melania_Trump

 

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In my opinion Melania Trump is a terrific First Lady...

 

 

 


yup..you would think that way..another BORN COMMIE in the white house.

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So if a Mexican nobody came into the country under the same circumstances yet committed the same violation would you be just as accepting of it? Or are you accepting of Melania doing so because she is the wife of a Republican President?


I don't believe that it would make a difference if I or anyone was accepting of her circumstances.   However the left wouldn't be making such a big deal if Trump wasn't her husband.   They are the ones upset and making a issue.


Tat would be  big NO tx. Trump made immigration a front burner issue. If it ok for his wife, why isnt it ok for anyone else?

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so tell us how her family got here without using chain migration?
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Melania is an unhappy "Me too" - "And so I stayed" woman.  She's standing by her man but that is not her husband.  'Don't be like me' is the positive message she sends.

 

 

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The left on this board seems to actually think they have the ability to read the minds of people they have never even met...  Amazing.

 

 

 

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Now she has to deal with the lousy choice she made...

Her next choice.  Is it time for her to make her own life or not?  How soon can she, should she escape the madness.  When a woman takes that step, it is always encouraging to know there are others standing by ready to help her transition into healthy, safe, sane society.   The Obamas witnessed the soon to be president walk away from his soon to be First Lady - twice - right in front of them. Thank goodness for the better angels walking among us.  They often just spring into action.

https://naijagists.com/sad-first-lady-donald-trump-doesnt-love-his-wife-melania-was-sad-on-inaugurat...

 

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@TxGrandpa2wrote:

@ChasKy53wrote:


Of course Cons wouldn't have bashed HIllary so badly if she weren't Bill's wife and a Democrat herself.

 

 


You are not doing Hillary any credit.  If she wasn't Bill Clinton's wife it's doubtful he would have become President.  And Hillary deserves credit for her ambitions more than you gave her.  She has the same devious character as Bill.


That's not the topic - the topic is about a Slovenian nude model who knowingly married a multiply and persistently adulterous liar - the whole world knows that when she met trump, she was running out of money - she married for money hoping to be a trophy wife kept in luxury - too bad her choice turned out to be such a crude boorish selfish schlub that most of the nation has no respect whatsoever for...

 

She was an adult, and knew about trump and what she was getting into...

 

Now she has to deal with the lousy choice she made...

 

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jim - In my opinion Melania Trump is a terrific First Lady...

 

Melania is an unhappy "Me too" - "And so I stayed" woman.  She's standing by her man but that is not her husband.  'Don't be like me' is the positive message she sends.

 

Apparently Melania slept through lesson two of Dating 101: Stay away from a guy who walks 15 steps ahead of you.#sad

 

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Of course Cons wouldn't have bashed HIllary so badly if she weren't Bill's wife and a Democrat herself.

 

 


You are not doing Hillary any credit.  If she wasn't Bill Clinton's wife it's doubtful he would have become President.  And Hillary deserves credit for her ambitions more than you gave her.  She has the same devious character as Bill.

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@TxGrandpa2wrote:

@ChasKy53wrote:


So if a Mexican nobody came into the country under the same circumstances yet committed the same violation would you be just as accepting of it? Or are you accepting of Melania doing so because she is the wife of a Republican President?


I don't believe that it would make a difference if I or anyone was accepting of her circumstances.   However the left wouldn't be making such a big deal if Trump wasn't her husband.   They are the ones upset and making a issue.


Of course Cons wouldn't have bashed HIllary so badly if she weren't Bill's wife and a Democrat herself.

 

 


"The only thing man learns from history is man learns nothing from history"
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Melania Trump (/məˈlɑːniə/; born Melanija Knavs; [mɛˈlaːnija ˈknaːu̯s], Germanized to Melania Knauss; April 26, 1970) is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump.[1]

 

She was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia and grew up in Sevnica, in the Lower Sava Valley.[2] She worked as a fashion model for agencies in Milan and Paris, later moving to New York City in 1996.[3] Her modeling career was associated with Irene Marie Models and Trump Model Management.[4]

 

In 2001, she became a permanent resident of the United States. She married Donald Trump in 2005 and obtained U.S. citizenship in 2006.[5] She is the first naturalized U.S. citizen to become First Lady of the United States.[6]

 

Early life

Melanija Knavs was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia (then part of Yugoslavia) on April 26, 1970.[7][8] Her father, Viktor Knavs, was from the nearby town of Radeče, and managed car and motorcycle dealerships for a state-owned vehicle manufacturer.[9][10]

 

Her mother Amalija (née Ulčnik) came from the village of Raka and worked as a patternmaker at the children's clothing manufacturer "Jutranjka" in Sevnica.[11][12] As a child, she participated in fashion shows featuring children's clothing, along with other children of workers at the factory.[13][14] She has an older sister, Ines, and an older half-brother whom she reportedly has never met, from her father's previous relationship.[15][16]

 

Knavs grew up in a modest apartment in a housing block in Sevnica, in the Lower Sava Valley.[1][17] Her father was in the League of Communists of Slovenia, which prohibited its members from openly practicing religion.[18][19] As was common, however, he had his daughters baptised secretly.[20][21]

 

When she was a teenager, Knavs moved with her family to a two-story house in Sevnica.[22] Then, as a high-school student, she lived in a high-rise apartment in Ljubljana. She attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana,[23] and studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana for one year before dropping out.[24][25][26]

 

Modeling career

She began modeling at five years old and started doing commercials at sixteen when she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer, Stane Jerko.[27][28] When she began working as a model, she translated the Slovene version of her last name "Knavs" to the German version "Knauss".[29]

 

At eighteen she signed with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy.[30] In 1992, she was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine "Look of the Year" contest, held in Ljubljana, which promised its top three contestants an international modeling contract.[7][31]

 

After attending the University of Ljubljana for one year,[32] she modeled for fashion houses in Paris and Milan, where in 1995 she met Metropolitan Models co-owner Paolo Zampolli, a friend of her future husband Donald Trump, who was on a scouting trip in Europe. Zampolli urged her to travel to the United States, where he said he would like to represent her.[14]

 

In 1996, she moved to New York City,[14][31][30][33] living in an apartment in Zeckendorf Towers on Union Square, with a roommate, photographer Matthew Atanian, per Zampolli's arrangements.[14] She did ten paid modeling jobs in the U.S. in the seven weeks before she received legal permission to work in the country.[5]

 

Relationship with Donald Trump Early relationship

 
Melania Knavs meeting President Bill Clinton in 2000
 

In September 1998, she met real estate mogul Donald Trump at a party thrown by Zampolli at the Times Square nightclub the Kit Kat Club (now the Stephen Sondheim Theatre).[34] Trump had been separated from Marla Maples since May 1997, and attended the party with Celina Midelfart. When Midelfart went off to use the bathroom, Trump approached Knauss and asked for her number. She took his number instead, and subsequently they attended the 1990s Greenwich Village hot spot Moomba, and began a relationship.[14][1][35]

 

Melania continued her modeling career,[14] with her American magazine cover shoots, including, In Style Weddings,[36] New York Magazine, Avenue,[37] Philadelphia Style,[38] Vanity Fair[39] and Vogue.[40] While they were dating, Trump relocated her family to New York, where her parents now live for most of the year.[41]

 

In 1999, the couple gained attention after an interview on The Howard Stern Show, and, when asked by The New York Times what her role would be if Donald Trump were to become President, she replied: "I would be very traditional, like Betty Ford or Jackie Kennedy."[10]

 

In 2000, she appeared with Donald Trump while he campaigned for that year's Reform Party presidential nomination and modeled for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.[42][41]

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melania_Trump

 

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In my opinion Melania Trump is a terrific First Lady...

 

 

 

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