The biggest couple in the world right now is Donald and Melania Trump. After all, they are the United States’ new first family. Read the article to know about their journey.
1. The First Lady Melania.
There’s no denying that President Trump admires First Lady Melania.
2. Back in time to 1998.
We are all very familiar with what the first family looks like today, but does anyone know how did they meet each other? Read on to know more about them.
3. This is a picture of Donald and Melania in 1998, the year they first met.
Donald was finalizing his divorce to Marla Maples, he was accompanying Celina Midelfart, a Norwegian heiress, to a Fashion Week party. According to Cosmopolitan, it was at that fateful event that he got a chance to meet Melania Knauss. “I went crazy,” said Donald in an interview with Larry King recalling the moment the two met. At the time, Melania was 28 and Donald was 52.
Donald was pretty ecstatic that he met such a stunning woman, but a simple “hello” wasn’t all that happened during their first meeting…
5. Interview with Harper’s Bazaar.
“He wanted my number, but he was with a date, so of course I didn’t give it to him,” said Melania in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar. “I said, ‘I am not giving you my number; you give me yours, and I will call you,'” she added. Melania explained that she had no interest in just going into business with Donald. “I wanted to see what kind of number he would give me — if it was a business number, what is this? I’m not doing business with you.”
6. What did Donald do?
Donald Trump being a gentleman gave her every single one of his phone numbers including his Mar-a-Lago number as well as his personal New York number.
7. A special bond.
This picture shows clearly that the two had a special bond which was taken in 1999.
8. 2001 was a big year.
Why was 2001 a big year for the couple? The reason is Melania moved in with Donald in his Trump Tower! Melania and Donald loved making public appearances. Here is a shot from their cameo appearance in Zoolander.
9. They were passionate.
They were passionate about participating in other public events, too. Here they are enjoying the 2001 US Open. It would only be a year later when Donald would finally meet Melania’s parents in Slovenia. Things were definitely progressing.
10. Donald and Melania
Donald and Melania were showstoppers wherever they made an appearance. Here they are at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
11. Donald proposedto Melania
Both have known each other for about five years, Donald proposed to Melania at the Costume Institute Gala in New York in 2004. In an interview discussing the engagement, Donald said, “She’s shown she can be the woman behind me. We’re together five years, and these five years for whatever reasons have been my most successful. I have to imagine she had something to do with that.”
12. The big day.
They finally got married on January 22nd, 2005 in front of roughly 500 guests.
13. Expecting a baby boy.
Soon after the wedding, the two were expecting a baby boy, then on March 20th, 2006, Melania gave birth to their son, Barron William Trump.
14. Their son Barron.
After some time out of the spotlight, Melania and Donald proudly posed with their son Barron.