News and analysis on Melania Trump, the current first lady of the United States. Born April 26, 1970, Melania married then businessman and television personality Donald Trump in 2005. She became first lady after Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016. She is the stepmother to Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Tiffany Trump and the mother of her and Donald's only child, Barron Trump, born in 2006. She was a model and businesswoman before becoming first lady.