Donald Trump has been leading the headlines ever since he decided to run to be the 45th President of the United States. But his wife Melania is every bit as eye-catching as the billionaire’s surge to claim the Republican nomination and then the White House. The Yugoslav-born model today became the first First Lady to be born abroad since John Quincy Adams’ wife Louisa, First Lady from 1825 to 1829. But she appeared to follow current First Lady Michelle Obama a little too literally at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, when Melania was accused of plagiarising parts of Mrs Obama’s 2008 convention speech. How old is Melania Trump? Born on April 26, 1970, Melania is 46 – meaning there is a 24 year age gap to her 70-year-old husband. She was raised by her Communist party member father Viktor Knavs, who managed car dealerships for a state-owned vehicle manufacturer, and her mother Amalija Ulnik, a pattern maker at a textile factory. Where is she from? She was born in Sevnica, which is now in Slovenia but was then part of Yugoslavia. Her name was originally Melanija Knavs but she found fame as a model under the name Melania Knauss…. Read full this story
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