#10 International Model
Melania Trump is a model born and raised in Slovenia. She married Donald Trump despite being 24 years younger than the tycoon. She is an officially naturalized US citizen and the only immigrant her husband likes other than his maids.
#9 GQ Photo Shoot
Melania was the center of controversy when Ted Cruz tried to dredge up a NSFW photo-shoot she did for GQ. Cruz’s attack ads attempted to slime Melania but they backfired when The National Enquirer then claimed Cruz had 5 affairs. Cruz is now out and Trump is the Republican nominee.
#8 Melania Knauss
Melania was born Melania Knauss and she became a model at age 16. she moved to Milan, then Paris, modeling for several top fashion houses. She moved to New York in 1996. She shot for In Style, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Self and Glamour.
Melania was in a TV ad for the insurance company Aflac in 2000. she appeared with Gilbert Gottfried, who voices the Aflac duck. The two exchanged personalities in a Frankenstein-like science experiment.
#6 New York Fashion Week
Donald Trump had been married and divorced twice by the time he met Melania in 1998. the two had a long courtship and finally got engaged in 2004. They had met at a party during New York Fashion week. The pair tied the knot on January 25, 2005.
#5 Florida Wedding
Melania wore a $200,000 Christian Dior wedding dress. The couple were married at a nearby Episcopal church. After the ceremony they threw a big reception at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, featuring a 50 pound orange Grand Marnier chocolate truffle wedding cake. It was covered by 3,000 frosted roses and butter-cream filling.
#4 Bill and Hillary
Donald and Melania’s 2005 wedding was a HUGE star-studded affair. Attendees included Katie Couric, Heidi Klum, Star Jones, Matt Lauer, Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa, Simon Cowell, Barbara Walters, P Diddy, Shaquille O’Neal, and yes – Bill and Hillary Clinton.
#3 Barron William Trump
Donald and Melania have one child, Barron William Trump, who was born in 2006. Trump chose his first name and Melania chose his middle name. Barron got to occupy his own floor in the Trump’s penthouse apartment in Manhattan. Donald said despite having four children from three women he has never changed a diaper and never will.
#2 Potential First Lady
Melania Trump says Donald is not racist and only wants to help the American people. She also said if elected, she would be a traditional first lady like Jackie Kennedy and support Donald with whatever he wants.
#1 Charity Work
Melania keeps busy designing jewelry and doing charity work. She is active with the Police Athletic League, which honored her as its Woman of the Year in 2006. She is also an honorary chairwoman for the Boys Club of New York and has been for five years, and the American Red Cross has awarded her the title of Goodwill Ambassador.