|Born:||April 26, 1970 (age 49)|
|Career:||First Lady of the United States, 2017-present|
Melania Trump became first lady of the United States when her husband, Donald J. Trump, assumed office as U.S. president on January 20, 2017. She is the second foreign-born first lady, after Louisa Adams, the British-born wife of President John Quincy Adams, who served from 1825 to 1829.
Trump, neé Melania Knauss, was born in Novo Mesto, Solvenia, on April 26, 1970. She began her modeling career at the age of 16 and by age 18 was modeling for agencies in Paris and Milan. She attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana and studied at the University of Ljubljana for one year, and speaks six languages fluently: Serbo-Croatian, English, French, Italian, German, and her native Slovene. She married businessman Donald Trump on January 22, 2005, and became a U.S. citizen in 2006.
Melania spoke at the Republican National Convention in the summer of 2016, but played a relatively small role in his presidential campaign.
Trump alluded that her platform as the First Lady will focus on cyber bullying amoug the youth in America.
- First Lady Melania Trump and Others on Cyberbullying - August 20, 2018
- Remarks at the U.N. General Assembly - Sept. 20, 2017
- Remarks at the 2017 International Women of Courage Awards - Mar. 28, 2017
- Remarks at Rally in Melbourne, Florida - Feb. 18, 2017
- Remarks in Wilmington, North Carolina - Nov. 5, 2016
- Remarks in Pennsylvania - Nov. 3, 2016
- Interview with Anderson Cooper - Oct. 17, 2016
- 2016 Republican National Convention Speech - July 18, 2016
- First Appearance Stumping for Donald Trump - April 4, 2016