Melania Trump Net Worth : Lifestyle and Income

Melania Trump
Melania Trump (Source: The Balkantimes Press)

Slovene-American model and former US lady Melania Trump net worth is estimated to be around $50 million.

Former model and businesswoman from Slovenian served as the first lady of the United States from 2017 to 2021.

She is the spouse of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States.

Earlier, Melania was named runner-up in the Jana Magazine in 1992.

Later,  in 1996 she gained fame in Paris and Milan to pursue her dreams. Therefore, she moved to New York to make the reality of her dreams.

Afterward, in the same year, she has featured on the covers of numerous magazines, including “Vogue,” “Harper’s Bazaar,” “In Style,” “Vanity Fair,” and “Glamour.”

Melania Trump
Melania Trump (Source: wikipedia.org)

In addition to that, she appeared as an actress in “Miss USA” in 2003.

Moreover, Trump created the Melania Skin Care Collection and launched a jewelry collection with QVC called Melania Timepieces & Jewelry in 2010.

However, the company that manufactured the products broke connections with her in 2017.

Interestingly, she was punished in 2016 after it was revealed that she stole elements of Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech in a speech she gave at the Republican National Convention.

Before landing in New York City in 1996, Trump grew up in Slovenia (then part of Yugoslavia).

She has even worked as a fashion model through agencies in the European fashion capitals of Milan and Paris.

Irene Marie Models and Trump Model Management were her agencies.

She married Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and television personality, in 2005. The couple gave birth to their son Barron in 2006.

Early life

In the Lower Sava Valley, Melania grew up in Sevnica in a tiny flat in an apartment complex.

Her father was a member of the Slovenian Communist League, which supported state atheism.

Melania Trump brought her rosary to the Vatican in 2017; when she saw Pope Francis, she asked him to bless it.

Similarly, she would usually show up in fashion shows for Jutranjka, her mother’s employer.

Melania portrayed herself in the 2001 film “Zoolander,” and from 2004 to 2015, Melania featured on her husband’s NBC tv show “The Apprentice.”

Apart from that, Melania was granted citizenship in the US in 2001 before she gained fame in America.

Quick Facts

Full name Melania Trump
Birth name Melanija Knavs
DOB Apr 26, 1970
Net Worth $50 million
Zodiac  sign Taurus
Country origin Slovenia
Religion Catholic
Hair color Long and brown or bronde
Nationality Slovenia
Children Barron Trump
Age 52  years old
Height 5 ft 10 in(1.8m)
Profession Supermodel, Socialite, Jewelry designer
Father’s name Viktor Knavs
Mother’s name Amalija
Spouse Donald Trump
Language English, French, Serbian and German, along with native Slovenian
Social Media Twitter
Last Updated May, 2022

Melania Trump Net Worth: Early life and Fame

To sum up, Melania Trump Net Worth is estimated to be around $50 Million.

Net Worth of Melania Trump in Different Currencies

Here are some data related to Melania Trump’s net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 42.18 million
Pound Sterling £ 36.16 million
Australian Dollar A$ 66.503  million
Canadian Dollar C$ 61.703 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 3,725.2867 billion
BitCoin ฿ 150.344

Melania Trump Real Estates & Cars

According to a 2016 financial report, her business ventures made between $15,000 and $50,000 in royalties that year.

In Addition to that, The Financial Disclosure Report of the United States Office of Government Ethics was first published in 2016 in which Melania stated that she gets royalties from Getty Images in between $100,000 and $1 million in 2015.

Melania met Donald Trump at a party in 1998, and on Jan 22, 2005, she married him in a $200,000 Christian Dior gown.

Real Estates

Melania Trump purchased $1.5 million for a one-bedroom apartment on the 33rd floor of Trump Tower in January 2016.

However, at purchasing time, Trump already owned a magnificent apartment on the building’s 66th, 67th, and 68th floors.

Moreover, there has been rumored of her renting the 1,052 square foot apartment to use a library.

Cars

McLaren SLR Mercedes

McLaren SLR MercedesThe two-door grand tourer, which boasts 617 horsepower, huge gullwing doors, and a Formula 1- nose, was also featured in the April 2006 issue of Vogue, with potential First Lady Melania Trump.

Along with President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump visited Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida.

Also, Trump posed pregnant in a bikini alongside the supercar with her smiling husband inside.

Lifestyles and Vacation

The Wall Street Journal published in January 2018 that during three-month arrival in the New Presidential elections, Donald Trump, as well as first Lady Melania Trump departed for their Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida for a Christmas vacation.

Further, Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump boarded the Marine One in Washington, D.C., with a wave to the paparazzi and reporters outside the White House on their way to Florida.

Melania Trump
Melania Trump (Source : wwd.com)

Moreover, she boarded Air Force jets between New York City, Florida, and Washington at a cost to taxpayers of more than $675,000.

However, Michelle Obama, the former first lady, spent $350,000 per year on solo travel.

Around 2019, Melania made headlines criticizing scholar researcher Pamela Karan for making a comment about Baron, stating,” A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics.”

Vacation

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been spotted visiting their Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida on several occasions.

The couple seems to enjoy their time together as they spend a vacation.

Often,  the couple seemed to have a magnificent view of the White House, which had been all out in chocolate box style with Christmas wreaths and red ribbons at every window, especially on a wintry day.

Charity

Melania Trump, the former lady of the US, promoted public awareness campaign for emphasizing youth well-being and advocating against cyberbullying.

Not to mention, Melania Trump went ahead and established the tagline “Be Best.”

Also, she is a Goodwill Ambassador for the Red Cross, an Honorary Chair of the Martha Graham Dance Institution, an Honorary Chair of the Boys Club of New York.

Furthermore, she was actively involved in Child Protection Week and the 2006 Police Athletic League Woman of the Year.

In addition, Melania Trump has contributed to the following organizations, which are listed as:
Ride A Bicycle for a day
Friends of Scotland
Love Our Children
Wounded Warrior Project
Red Cross
Paralyzed Veterans of America and so on.

Worked as volunteer

From 2005 till 2009, Trump volunteered as a goodwill ambassador for the American Red Cross.

The Red Cross is a philanthropic organization that provides emergency aid and disaster relief in the United States and worldwide with the help of partners.

Hosted an event in Whitehouse regarding gender inequality

She hosted her first White House event, a luncheon on International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2017.

She spoke to a bunch of women about her journey as a female immigrant.

Along with highlighting the importance of education in overcoming gender inequality, Trump also worked for gender equality.

Also Read: Donald Trump Net Worth: Private Jets & Houses

Media, Endorsements and Brands

Media

The first lady made a six-figure figure from a contract with Getty Images, which paid royalty to the Trumps and required that photographs be used in positive media coverage.

According to President Donald Trump’s most recent financial report, the first lady earned at least $100,000 from Getty Images in 2017.

Furthermore, Melania Trump gained between $100,000 and $1,000,000 in photo royalties from the Getty contract in 2017, according to the revenue statement in President Trump’s May financial disclosure.

Brands

Apart from that, the former model has thoughtfully designed her political image.

Moreover, Melania Trump is known for her luxury labels, slim silhouettes, and high-end accessories (namely, Birkin bags).

Likewise,  Trump has launched her own skincare products, namely Melania Caviar Complexe C6. The price of skincare products ranges from $50 to $150. Its consider fairly for middle-class working women as well.

Fashionable Melania Trump
Fashionable Melania Trump (Source : pinterest.com)

Endorsements

Melania Trump’s income is estimated to be around $50 million in May, 2022.

Moreover, Melania Trump owns a collection of watch brands, jewelry, and skincare products under her own name.

The Washington Free Beacon is sponsoring the gorgeous First Lady of the United States contenders for 2020.

Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump are some of the personalities of these brands.

Career

Melania began modeling at the age of 5 and began appearing in commercials and posing for fashion photographer Stane Jerko at the age of 16.

At the age of 16, she contracted with a Milan modeling agency and won silver in “Jana Magazine’s” 1992 “Look of the Year” competition.

Correspondingly, Trump claimed that “Daily Mail” published an article exposing her working as an escort during her time as a model for $150 million in February 2017.

Melania Trump with her husband Donald Trump
Melania Trump with her husband, Donald Trump (Source : marketwatch.com)

Initially, Melania claimed that the article cost her “multimillion-dollar business dealings,” but she changed her mind and changed the complaint to focus on her emotional pain.

However, they later agreed to pay her $2.9 million and dismissed the issue.

Interesting facts of Melania Trump

  • Melania is only the second first lady of the United States to be born outside of the United States, in Slovenia.
  • Likewise, the first lady of the United States was a successful model, with covers in Sports Illustrated, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and GQ.
  • In addition, she is also the first first lady who has posed nude for magazines, including a photo spread in the British GQ magazine in 2000.
  • Despite the White House’s best efforts, Trumps’ marriage continues to be in the interest of the press and the public. Especially as the president’s alleged affair with adult film star Stormy Daniels and rumors of a $130,000 hush-money payment gain traction.

FAQs

What did Melania have to say about her immigration status?

Melania Trump has revealed that she entered the United States on a legal visa in 1996, secured a green card in 2001, and became a United States citizen in 2006.

The nude photographs were taken in 1995 in New York?

The photographs formerly appeared in the French magazine Max. The portraits appeared in the February 1996 edition of Max and then were captured in November or December 1995, as per Marc Delisi, the magazine’s chief editor.

How many children does Melania Trump have?

She only has one kid; his name is Barron Willam Trump. He is the son of Donald Trump and Melania Trump.

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