Melania Knauss Trump, Donald Trump’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Donald Trump (L) and model Melania Trump pose ringside At "Mayweather VS Pacquiao" presented by SHOWTIME PPV And HBO PPV at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for SHOWTIME)

Melania Knauss-Trump, 45, is the beautiful wife of celebrity billionaire and 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump. Read on for the facts on her below.


1. Their Wedding Had a $1 Million Price Tag

Donald Trump married wife Melania on January 22, 2005 in a million-dollar wedding, spending an estimated $500,000 on flower and thousands of dollars on caviar. In addition, Melania wore a $125,000 Christian Dior wedding gown. They married at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida, and had their reception at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago estate. The wedding cake at the reception was a 50-pound orange Grand Marnier cake, covered by over 3,000 roses. It was a celebrity-studded affair.


2. The Couple Has One Child Together

On March 20, 2006, Knauss gave birth to their son Barron William Trump, making him the fifth child of Donald Trump. Trump made the birth announcement via phone on the Imus in the Morning show about 20 minutes after Barron was born. Trump’s other children include Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Tiffany Trump.


3. Melania Knauss Is Donald’s Third Wife

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Prior to marrying Melania, Donald Trump was married twice before – to Ivana Zelníčková and then to Marla Maples. Ivana is known as a former athlete, socialite, and fashion model, while Maples is an actress an TV personality.


4. She Is A Former Model

The 5’11” beauty was previously a model and actually met Donald Trump in the 1990’s as her career began to blossom. Melania Knauss has appeared on the covers of magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Ocean Drive, In Style, New York Magazine, Avenue, Allure, Vanity Fair, Self, Glamour, Elle, and Sports Illustrated.


5. Melania Is a Jewelry Designer

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On February 2010, Knauss announced the launch of her QVC jewelry collection. Click here to check out some of her jewelry.