How Old is Melania Trump?

How old is Melania Trump? Melania Trump or Melania Knauss Trump was born in Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia, and in time when you read this article she is ...
How old is Melania Trump?

Melania Trump age

Melania Trump (born Melanija Knavs), April 26, 1970., Germanized to Melania Knauss,is the First Lady of the United States, married to President Donald Trump and in time when you read this article she is 46 years old..

Born in Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia, she became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001 and an American citizen in 2006. Prior to marrying Donald Trump, she worked as a model; by 2016 she considered herself a “full-time mom.” Melania Trump is the second foreign-born First Lady of the United States, following Louisa Adams in 1825.

Trump began modeling at age 5 and started doing commercials at 16, when she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer Stane Jerko.[22] At 18, she signed with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy. She was named runner-up in the 1992 Jana MagazineLook of the Year” contest, held in Ljubljana, which promised its top three contestants an international modeling contract.

After attending the University of Ljubljana for one year, she modeled for fashion houses in Milan and Paris. She then relocated to New York City in 1996, her contract and visa negotiated by Italian businessman Paolo Zampolli. Through her lawyer, she has indicated she first entered the United States on a business visitor visa in August 1996. She obtained an H-1B visa in October 1996. After that, she regularly returned to Slovenia to obtain a series of four more one-year work visas because, at the time, Slovenians could only obtain one-year visas in the United States. In November 2016, the Associated Press reported that she was paid $20,056 for 10 modeling jobs in the United States in 1996 before she had legal permission to work in the country. In response, her lawyer stated the documents on which Associated Press relied “have not been verified, [and] do not reflect our records including corresponding passport stamps.”

Following her immigration to the United States, she appeared on the covers of Harper’s Bazaar (Bulgaria), Ocean Drive, In Style Weddings, New York Magazine, Avenue, Allure, Vanity Fair (Italy), Vogue (following her marriage to Donald Trump), and GQ (UK). She was featured as a bikini model in the 2000 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. As a model, she was associated with Irene Marie Management Group and Donald Trump’s Trump Model Management.

Applying as a model of “extraordinary ability”, Melania obtained a green card and became a lawful permanent resident in 2001; she gained United States citizenship in 2006.

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