Melanija Knavs

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Melanija Knavs was born in Novo Mesto, Slovenia back in 1970 to Viktor and Amalija.  While a teenager the family moved to Sevnica.  He attended the Secondary School of Design and Photography, later she studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubinana for just one year before dropping out.

She began modeling at the age of five, by the time she was sixteen she posed for the Slovenian fashion photographer Stand Jerko.  At eighteen she signed with a modeling agency in Milan, Italy.  In 2010, she launched her own line of jewelry.  In 1996, she moved to the United States.  She continued her modeling career.  She is alive and doing well.

What you may not know about Melanija is that she married an American citizen, Donald Trump.  If you haven’t figured it out my now I’m writing about Melania Trump.

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Comments (20)

Barbara Tattersall
Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan (Keene,NH) - Keene, NH

I think Melania Trump is a beautiful, intelligent and very classy woman, who has been treated shamefully by the press in America over the past few years. 

Feb 23, 2021 03:31 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, James Dray 

I hope she distanced herself enough from him during the past 4 years....

Feb 23, 2021 03:34 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, James... you did not "fool" me this morning. I knew exactly who you were referring to. And I totally agree with Barbara Tattersall's comment. There is no excuse for the way Melania Trump has been treated by the press. 

Feb 23, 2021 04:10 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Thanks for the background on Melania.  I hope she is happy now that they are out of the white House and she can concentrate on Baron.

Feb 23, 2021 04:52 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

When I first started reading I thought that is whom it would end up being about.

Feb 23, 2021 05:03 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello James - with the first glance of your post title, I had more than a suspicion of what might be revealed.  Some things are like that.  And that is true today.  

Feb 23, 2021 05:05 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I knew immeadiately James Dray . She was a wonderful First Lady. She conducted herself so graciously  that even the horrible vile hate spewing press couldn't crucify her.

Feb 23, 2021 05:10 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James, 

It's too bad so many get a microscope out to find faults instead of looking at the individual!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Feb 23, 2021 05:47 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi James Dray -  yes, do didn't fool me either.  I knew it was Malania Trump.

Feb 23, 2021 06:14 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Barbara Tattersall summed it up well. Many unintelligent reporters owe her an apology. Kudos to her for the way she handled their stupidity. Enjoy your day.

Feb 23, 2021 07:03 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


We all knew, and we agree the news media did not treat her well.  There was no reason for it.  A

Feb 23, 2021 07:55 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning James Dray wow - what a great story. You never would have thought back in 1970 she would have become a very classy first lady of the United States.

Feb 23, 2021 07:55 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi James Dray - I am embarrassed to say I had no clue, especially because she is the only Melania I know.  I think it was the "j" in her name that threw me off. 

Feb 23, 2021 10:35 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

She is certainly a beautiful woman. What an amazing and interesting life she has fashioned for herself (pun intended).

Feb 23, 2021 11:03 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi James - I knew who this was from the beginning!

Feb 23, 2021 03:53 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

You Really caught me off guard with this one. I had no idea who Melanija Knavs is  James Dray 

Feb 23, 2021 06:46 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James - I didn't catch on until halfway through. She is beautiful and gracious especially in handling the mean-spirited comments that some made about her. 

Feb 23, 2021 07:42 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi James,  Thanks for sharing the story of Melania.  I knew who you were talking about as well.

Feb 23, 2021 08:28 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

What a great post James and ironically I traveled all over that part of the world as a child, in the sixties:)) Great First Lady and how appropriate  a legal immigrant like me just sayin, Endre

Feb 23, 2021 10:29 PM
Dorte Engel
RE/MAX Leading Edge - Bowie, MD
ABC - Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton & rest of Maryland

Dear James,

Wow! I did not realize that she was only 10 years older than her husband's daughter.

Mar 13, 2021 08:39 PM

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