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Watch How did a 52-year-old real estate businessman end up dating a 28-year-old Slovenian model? In other words, how did Donald and Melania Trump meet? Its definitely not a meet cute story.
Picture a Fashion Week party, hosted by the founder of a model management agency, in November 1998. Donald Trump spots Melania Knauss across the room. I saw Melania and I said, Who is that? Trump told People. She was a very successful model. She was terrific. I tried to get her number, and she wouldnt give it to me.
The story is almost a classic rom-com beginning, except for one thing: he had already arrived at the party with a date. I had heard he was a ladies man, and so I said, Im not one of the ladies, Melania told People. He said later that he sent her [his date] to the ladies room so he could get my number. I was like, Oh what a sneaky way!
She wouldnt give him her number, but she said she would take his. According to Harpers Bazaar, Trump gave Melania all of his phone numbers: to his office, to his New York apartment, to his Mar-a-Lago estate. A few days later, she called him, and the two went out to Moomba, a celebrity hotspot at the time. I was struck by his energy, she told Harpers Bazaar. He has an amazing sense of vitality.
The rest, as they say, is history. They married in 2005, and their son Barron was born the following year. According to Melania, its a relationship thats still going strong. He is a romantic guy,
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