If there’s one thing that Donald Trump has gotten attention for, it’s his wife Melania, an international model from Slovenia who’s 24 years his junior…
Although she tries to avoid the spotlight as best she can, people can’t help but notice her ‘colorful’ past. In addition to her role at her husband’s side, she’s graced covers of GQ, Sports Illustrated, and others. So, without further ado, here’s Melania Trump, who may just be the hottest First Lady in history….
1. Modeling Career
Melania began her modeling career when she was just a teenager. One of her earliest photo shoots upon moving to NYC was for the cover of Ocean Drive. Now she is the First Lady to have ever posed nude…
2. From a Young Age
4. At First Sight
Melania met Donald at a New York Fashion Week party in September 1998. Their relationship gained notoriety after a 1999 Howard Stern Show interview. They were engaged in 2004.
5. Help Before Marriage
6. Third Time Lucky
7. Jewelry Designer
In February 2010, Melania Trump announced the launch of her debut jewelry collection with QVC, ‘Melania Timepieces & Jewelry’. Her collection sold out within 45 minutes.
8. First Lady
9. Charitable Work
She has been associated with various charity events, including Breast Cancer Research, The American Red Cross and in 2008, she rang the closing bell at NASDAQ to commemorate the Fifth Annual National Love Our Children Day and the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention month.
10. Becoming Mrs. Trump
Donald Trump married wife Melania in January 2005 in a million-dollar wedding, spending an estimated $500,000 on flowers and thousands of dollars on caviar. In addition, Melania wore a $125,000 Christian Dior wedding gown. The wedding cake at the reception was a 50-pound orange Grand Marnier cake, covered by over 3,000 roses. It was a celebrity-studded affair.