Little Known Facts About Melania Trump

What do we know about the United States’ First Lady? Melania Trump is among the quietest and enigmatic First Ladies we’ve ever seen in the White House in recent years. We obviously know a lot about her husband, Donald Trump, all thanks to his erratic tweets, but what about his wife? The media have watched Melania Trump since her husband’s inauguration in 2016 since she is married to one of the most controversial American presidents. Given Donald Trump’s unconventional approach to the presidency (to put it politely), it’s only natural that Mrs. Trump would give the first lady designation a whole new definition.

Unlike previous first ladies, FLOTUS Trump does not aim to use the influence of her position as First Lady for any particular purpose. In reality, she has no political objective at all, making her nothing more than a First Lady showpiece, and her indifference in American politics merits its own heading. Mrs. Trump has wholly disrupted the First Lady model by shunning political press coverage and publicly despising her husband’s presidential campaign. But it’s not the only thing that sets her apart from the other FLOTUSES we’ve met so far. As a result, we combed the internet for some intriguing and distinctive facts about Melania Trump that you might find interesting.

Born to Slovenian Nationals

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Melania Trump is not originally an American citizen. She was born in a small town of Yugoslavia (now Slovenia) called Sevnica, about a one-hour drive from the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. Amalija and Viktor Knavs had two children, both daughters, and Melania is the younger one. The town of Sevnica had only 5,000 residents, so during her early childhood, Melania’s exposure to the outside world was pretty restricted. At the time, Slovenia was called Yugoslavia, and the country was ruled by the Communist president Josip Tito.

Melania wasn’t born into a wealthy family. Her father was a cab driver and a traveling salesman. Her mother worked at a children’s clothing factory in Raka as a pattern-maker. Later on, Viktor joined the Communist Party in Sevnica primarily because he wanted to upgrade his lifestyle and make connections. He worked as the chauffeur for a nearby town’s mayor and a traveling salesman for a state-owned automaker. This strategy did pay him off as their family became financially stable.