Melania Krauss (Trump) was born on April 26, 1970 and began her modeling career at the age of 16 in Slovenia. At the age of 18, she moved to Milan and signed with a modeling agency.
Melania Trump never earned a university degree in architecture ? she dropped out of college after her freshman year, according to her biographers. Still, she claims to have a degree from “university in Slovenia.”
Questions about her education grew more significant Tuesday morning, following the revelation that Melania Trump plagiarized parts of her speech to the Republican National Convention from one that First Lady Michelle Obama gave in 2008.
Slovenian journalists Bojan Pozar and Igor Omerza wrote in their biography on the former fashion model that she “became ? and remained ? a college dropout” after leaving the University of Ljubljana’s architecture school following her freshman year.
A wide-ranging interview published in GQ in April 2016 reported that Trump did gain admission to the the University of Ljubljana by passing a “notoriously difficult” entrance exam, but left after just one year to pursue a burgeoning modeling career: