2019 State of the Union Address
First Lady Melania Trump and Mrs. Karen Pence participate in a listening session with gallery guests Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Melania Trump is a Slovenian-American fashion model and the current first lady of the United States. Melanija Knavs (Knauss) was born in Novo Mesto, and grew up in Sevnica, in the Yugoslav republic of Slovenia. She and Donald Trump became engaged in 2004. On January 22, 2005, they married in an Anglican service at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. Melania is the second First Lady born outside of the United States, and she is the only First Lady to become a naturalized U.S. citizen.