Who Is Melania Trump? 11 Interesting Facts


Donald Trump’s wife has turned more than a few heads during his time on the campaign trail. Melania Trump, previously named Melania Knauss, is a former model turned entrepreneur who looks a bit, well, different than former potential first ladies. But how much do we know about her? These facts may surprise you.

1. He Was 24 Years Her Senior

Melania was 28 when she met Donald for the first time at a Fashion Week party in New York. Donald, now 69 years old, was 52 at the time. It’s a significant age gap, leading many to slap Melania with the “trophy wife” title.