8 Things You Did Not Know About First Lady Melania Trump

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Model by Profession, Love for Design and a Knack for Business

In order to become a professional model, Melania moved to Italy. She posed for a number of magazines, including Vanity Fair, Allure, and Harper’s Bazaar. In 1996, she moved to New York in search of more opportunities. She posed nude in her modeling days, but the photos resurfaced during Donald Trump’s campaign and created a big stir. Donald Trump brushed it aside by saying that such photo shoots were common and fashionable in Europe. She did pose nude for GQ while she was his girlfriend too. So, it really wasn’t a matter of concern for Donald Trump. She is also the first first lady to have posed nude.

Melania had a deep love for drawing since a young age and this creative desire has extended to fashion and design too. She designs jewelry and has her own jewelry and watch collection called Melania™ Timepieces & Jewelry that debuted on QVC in 2010. She also came up with Melania Caviar Complexe C6, a skincare line, which she promoted on “The View” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.” She has decorated several properties that Donald Trump. She has completely decorated the three-story penthouse that they stay in Trump Towers. It is decorated with the finest marble and 24k gold.

Hillary Clinton attended Melania and Donald Trump’s Wedding

Melania and Donald Trump got married on January 22, 2005. Among the 350 guests that attended the marriage were Bill and Hillary Clinton. Yes, the political foes of the 2016 presidential elections were once friends. Ines, Melania’s sister, was the maid of honor.

Melania Is Donald Trump’s Third Wife

Melania is the Donald Trump’s third wife. It is the first time in American history that a third wife of a president has become the first lady. Donald Trump was earlier married to Ivana Trump from 1977 to 1992 and to Marla Maples from 1993 to 1999. He has three children from his first wife: Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump. He has a daughter from her second wife: Tiffany Trump. So, when Melania married Donald Trump, she became the stepmother to four children. Melania and Donald Trump have son together: Barron Trump.

Secret Brother

Melania’s father, Victor Knavs, had a secret son before he got married to her mother. The facts were uncovered when reporter Julia Ioffe of GQ set out to prepare the profile of the potential first lady at the time. Her half-brother’s name is Denis Cigelnjak. Victor initially denied that Denis was his son. It was only after a court battle that he acknowledged that it was his son and agreed to pay child support. Victor has never contacted Denis, who is now 50 years old and lives in Slovenia.

When the news of a secret half-brother surfaced, Melania initially denied the reports. It was only when confronted with legal documents from the court that she agreed to have known about her brother for years. She said that she had misunderstood the question when initially asked about Denis.

H/T: Inquisitr, The Week, Uber Havoc, Life Daily, Daily Wire, Business Insider

Photo Credits: Viral Thread, Sporcle, SBS, Wiki Feet, CBS News, Daily Mail, Daily Mail

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