Meet the new first lady: Who is Melania Trump?

Donald Trump and Melania Trump
President-elect Donald Trump pumps his fist after giving his acceptance speech as his wife Melania Trump, right, and their son Barron Trump follow him during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)
NEW YORK (MEDIA GENERAL) — Melania Trump will become first lady when her husband, President-elect Donald Trump, takes office in January.

Here are some facts about the Slovenian born beauty:

She’s 46 years old

Melania was born on April 26, 1970 in Yugoslavia, making her 46 years old and 24 years younger than her husband. She’ll celebrate her 47th birthday in the White House.

She’s been a U.S. citizen for 10 years

Melania became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001 and a citizen in 2006.

She’s a former model

Melania began her modeling career at age 16. She worked as a model in Milan and Paris, before moving to New York City in 1996. In 2000, she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and in 2006, she posed for Vogue while pregnant.

She met Trump in 1998

Melania met Donald Trump at a Fashion Week party in New York City in September 1998. At the time, Trump was still married to, but separated from, Marla Maples.

Donald Trump and Melania Trump
Donald Trump and Melania Knauss watch tennis at the U.S. Open Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

She married Trump in 2005

Donald and Melania got in engaged in 2004 and were married on January 22, 2005 in Palm Beach, Florida.

The Clintons attended her wedding

Bill and Hillary Clinton where among the celebrities who witnessed Melania’s marriage to Donald Trump.

She’s fluent in 5 languages

Melania speaks five languages: English, French, Serbian, Slovenian and German. (Source: CBS News)

She has a son

Melania gave birth to her only son, Barron William, on March 20, 2006. She has four stepchildren from Donald Trump’s previous marriages, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump.

Donald Trump, his wife, Melania, and their son, Barron, pose for a photo after he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Donald Trump, his wife, Melania, and their son, Barron, pose for a photo after he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

She has her own jewelry and skin care lines

Melania launched her own jewelry line, Melania Timepieces & Fashion Jewelry, in 2010 and a skincare line, Melania Caviar Complexe C6, three years later. (Source: CBS News)

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