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Melania Trump is a Slovene-born American former model who is married to American businessman and President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump.

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First Lady of the United States
Taking office
January 20, 2017
President Donald Trump
Succeeding Michelle Obama
Personal details
Born Melanija Knavs
(1970-04-26) April 26, 1970 (age 46)
Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Donald Trump (m. 2005)
Children Barron
Residence Trump Tower
Alma mater University of Ljubljana

Melania Trump (born Melanija Knavs; April 26, 1970; anglicized to Melania Knauss) is a Slovene-born American former model who is married to American businessman and President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump.

Born in Slovenia, she became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001 and a citizen in 2006. She is to assume the role of First Lady of the United States on January 20, 2017. She will be the second foreign-born First Lady of the United States, following Louisa Adams in 1825, and the only First Lady to date not to have been born a citizen of the United States or in what would later become the United States.


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