Melania Trump Net Worth: Lifestyle & Career

Melania Trump

The former first lady of the United States of America and a supermodel and businesswoman, Melania Trump, has a net worth of $50 million.

She is the wife of the former president of the United States, Donald Trump. She served as the first lady from 2017 to 2021.

Melania grew up in the part of Yugoslavia called Slovenia and worked as a model through different agencies.

Melania Trump
Melania Trump (Source: Vogue)

She also worked as a model in Paris and Milan’s European fashion capitals before finally moving to the city of dreams New York City in 1996.

Interestingly she was associated with Trump Model Management and Irene Marie Models.

She married business tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump in 2005 and gave birth to their son Barron in 2006.

Melania became an American naturalized citizen in 2006. Also, she was the first non –native English speaker to serves as a first lady.

Melania Trump: Early Life

Melania Trump was born Melania Knavs on April 26, 1970, in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

Her father, Viktor Knav, was a manager at car and motorcycle dealerships for state-owned vehicle manufacturers.

Similarly, her mother Amalija was from a village called Raka. Initially, Melania worked as a patternmaker at the children’s clothing manufacturer in Sevnica.

Her mother’s line of profession came to her as an opportunity. During her childhood, the factory workers’ children’s participated in a fashion show that featured children’s clothing.

Melania grew up in Sevnica, in the Lower Sava Valley, in a modest apartment.

Even though her father was on a league of Communists of Slovenia, which adopted a policy of atheism, he had his daughters baptized as Catholic secretly.

The family would later move to a two-story house in Sevnica. Melania attended Secondary School of Design and Photography.

Similarly, after high school graduation, she studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana. However, after a year, she dropped out.

Quick Facts

Known As Melania Trump
Birth name Melanija Knavs
Date of Birth Apr 26, 1970
Net Worth $50 million
Sun Sign Taurus
Country Origin Slovenia
Religion Catholic
Hair color Long and brown or blonde
Eye Color Blue
Nationality Slovenia
Children Barron Trump
Age 54 Years Old
Height 5 ft. 10 in(1.8m)
Weight 63 Kg
Profession Supermodel, Socialite, Jewelry designer
Father’s name Viktor Knavs
Mother’s name Amalija
Spouse Donald Trump
Language Known English, French, Serbian and German, along with native Slovenian
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Last Updated July, 2024

Melania Trump: Net Worth and Income

Melania Trump, a Slovenian model, has an astounding net worth of $50 million as of 2024.

She began her modeling career at a very young age and has been on numerous magazines.

Similarly, she has laid her hands into several business ventures, including a jewelry collection called Melania Timepieces & Jewelry which she launched in 2010.

Likewise, she also came up with Melania Skin Care Collection. However, later the manufacturing company cut ties with her in 2017.

According to her financial revelation, her business endeavors made about $15,000 to $50,000 in royalties in 2016.

Furthermore, Melania also has some lucrative endorsement deals with several brands.

She signed a deal with Getty Image, from which she earned about $100,000 in 2017.

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 ₹ 3,668,325,000
BitCoin ฿ 150.344

Melania Trump: Houses and Cars


As for houses, Melania Trump is independent of his own rights and has invested in several real estates.

According to some unconfirmed reports, Melania Trump has lived separately from her husband, Donald Trump, for the past few years.

The report also stated that she never really moved into the White House with her President husband.

She rather lived in the suburbs of Maryland with her son Barron and her immigrant parents.

Penthouse in New York

Back in 2016 former first lady paid about $1.5 million for a 1 bedroom apartment on the 33rd floor of Trump Tower.

However, before that purchase, the Trump couple already owned a massive penthouse on the same building occupying the 66th, 67th, and 68th floors.

It has also been said that Melania purchased an additional 1,052 square feet unit to use as a library.


Well, there is not much information available about her cars, but she has been spotted with her husband, Donald Trump, in several high-end automobiles.

During her tenure at the Oval Office as the first lady, she was chauffeured on a presidential motorcade.

The motorcade typically contains several armored vehicles and two limousines heavily guarded by Secret Service.

Besides that, she has been spotted in several luxury cars with her husbands, such as Range Rover, Mercedes SLR McLaren, Porsche, Rolls Royce Silver Cloud, Lamborghini Diablo, and Tesla Roadster.

Melania Trump Getting on a Car
Melania Trump Getting on a Car

Impressive of them all is Rolls Royce Silver Cloud, a vintage car that Rolls Royce Limited produced from April 1955 to March 1966.

It has a 6.2-liter V8 engine that generates 155 horsepower. Similarly, it can hit a top speed of 104.7 miles per hour and can accelerate from no to 60 in 10.9 seconds.

Similarly, another impressive car is the Mercedes SLR McLaren. The price for this vehicle ranges from $58,000 to $1.2 million.

The car is super rare and boasts a 5.4 liters supercharged 5,439 CC M155 SLR V8 engine capable of generating 617 brake horsepower and 575-pound feet of torque.

Similarly, the car has a five-speed automatic transmission. This particular model is known for its insane speed. It can hit 207 miles per hour and can go from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds.

Likewise, it has one of those gull-wing doors and a Formula 1 nose.

Melania Trump: Lifestyle and Vacation


Aforementioned Melania Trump is independent on her own and does not need any financial mercy from her billionaire husband.

Even so, the two are together and spend their lives in luxury.

Unlike her husband, the former first lady stayed out of politics and the spotlight after departing from the White House.

She has been filling her days with regular visits to the on-site spa and getting treatments twice daily.

Melania Donald Trump
Melania Donald Trump

Similarly, she also spends her time with her son Barron as well as her parents.

She hardly makes any public appearances, and with the rumors of divorce spreading like wildfire, it became even more convincing when she missed Donald’s 75th birthday celebration on June 14.

Reportedly, she may plan to continue her Be Best Initiative. She has set up an office at the Mar-a-Lago resort.


Melania met her husband at a party in Manhattan in 1998. They walked down the aisle in 2005 and had a son in 2006.

They tied a knot in a $42 million ballroom at their Mar-a-Lago estate. Donald built it from scratch.

The compound features 24-karat gold moldings, marble floors covering 11,000 square feet, and custom-made crystal chandeliers.

Legendary American singer Billy Joel performed at their wedding ceremony. Other guests included Hillary and Bill Clinton, Heidi Klum, Shaquille O’Neal, and Derek Jeter.

Melania, who was 34 at the time, walked down the aisle on a Christian Dior gown with a 13-foot train. The gown alone cost $200,000.

Similarly, the engagement ring from Graff Jewelers cost about $75,000.

However, rumors have it Melania might want a divorce.

So if Melania is actually to divorce her billionaire husband, Donald Trump, how much would she get is the settlement?

If it happens, Mrs. Trump will get about $50 million from the settlement, which is a lot.

Apart from that, Melania has been spotted carrying Birkin handbags,


Melania Trump is a well-traveled person. She has been to numerous countries, starting from America to Europe and Asia.

During her tenure as the first lady of the United States, she took numerous trips for her work and charitable initiatives.

Reportedly, she spends over $675,000 a year on official trips, including her visit to India, Ghana, and several other countries.

In February 2020, Trump visited India. Melania even shared her photos and videos on her social media handle.

Similarly, in 2018 she visited Egypt, Ghana, and several other countries.

Melania Trump: Charity

Melania formally started the Be Best public awareness campaign on May 7, 2018. The campaign focused on the well-being of youth and advocated against cyberbullying and drug use.

In fact, the campaign became a trending topic on Twitter in December 2019 after Donald Trump mocked teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg.

She even established the tagline “Be Best.”

Apart from that, Melania Trump is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the Red Cross and an Honorary Chairperson of the Boys Club of New York and Martha Graham Dance Institution.

Melania Trump Charity Event
Melania Trump on Charity Event

Similarly, Trump was also actively involved in the 2006 Police Athletic League Women of the year and Child Protection Week.

Besides these, she has been involved and contributed to several other charitable foundations such as Love Our Children, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Ride A Bicycle for a day.

Moreover, on the Trump administration, she hosted a White House event on International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2017.

She spoke out about her hardships during her early time in the States as an immigrant.

Melania Trump: Media

Over the years, Melania has done some screen time. In 2001 she appeared in the film “Zoolander” as herself.

Similarly, she also appeared on her husband Donald Trump’s NBC reality series “The Apprentice” from 2004 to 2015.

She also appeared on the covers of several magazines such as “Vogue,” “Harper’s Bazar,” “Vanity Fair,” “InStyle,” and “Glamour.”

Melania Trump: Career

Melania started her career in modeling at the tender age of five. At just 16, she started posing for a fashion photographer and appearing in commercials.

At 18, she signed with a Milan modeling agency and became a runner-up in the 1992 “Look of the Year” competition in “Jana Magazine.”

The co-owner of Metropolitan Models, Paolo Zampolli, offered her representation if she came to the States in 1995.’

Melania Trump

After she came to the States, she lived in Zeckendorf Towers’ apartment with Matthew Atamian, her photographer.

She also appeared on the cover of the January 2000 issue of “GQ” with nothing but diamond jewelry.

Melania filed a $150 million lawsuit against the “Daily Mail” for publishing news accusing her of working as an escort.

However, Daily Mail withdrew the article, and the lawsuit was settled for $2.9 million.

Unknown Facts About Melania Trump

  • Melania Trump is the only first lady to be born outside of the United States.
  • Similarly, she is the only first lady to have grown up in a Communist Country (when Slovenia was part of Yugoslavia.)
  • Likewise, she is also the only first lady whose native language is not English.
  • Melania Trump can speak numerous languages, including English, German, French, Italian and Serbian.

Melania Trump: FAQs

Which wife is Melania of Donald Trump?

Melania Trump is Donald’s third wife.

How many children does Melania Trump have?

Meliana has one child with Donald Trump named Barron Trump.

What did Melania Trump do as a first lady?

As the first lady, Melania organized and attended several official ceremonies and functions of state either in place or along with president Donald Trump.

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