Main content

Melania Trump

Becky Milligan travels to Slovenia to find out about the life of one of the most recognisable women in the world.

Melania Trump is the second foreign-born First Lady and Donald Trump’s third wife; an ex-model, 24 years his junior, who once posed pregnant in a gold bikini on the steps of her husband’s jet. It was modelling that took Melania from small-town Slovenia to New York and her fateful encounter with the future President. But despite being one of the most recognisable woman in the world she remains something an enigma. So who is Melania Trump? What does she believe? And what might she do on the global stage which – however improbably, given her origins in far away Slovenia – she now shares with the President of the United States?

Presenter: Becky Milligan
Producer: Ben Crighton

Photo by Stane Jerko

Available now

14 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Dec 2018 17:40

Broadcasts

The Best of Profile

The Best of Profile

Find out more about the people making the news headlines

Download this programme

Download this programme

Subscribe to this programme or download individual episodes.

Podcast