Home Celebrity Scoop Amalija Knavs: Everything You Need to Know About Melania Trump’s Mother Amid Her Illness – Monomaxos

Amalija Knavs: Everything You Need to Know About Melania Trump’s Mother Amid Her Illness – Monomaxos



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Former President Donald Trump revealed that his wife Melania’s mother Amalija Knav has been very sick during a New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago on Sunday, December 31. The former president told partygoers that Melania’s mother has been in the hospital recovering. He revealed that Amalija’s illness was also why his wife was absent from the Trump family Christmas photo.

In a fan-captured video, Donald shared well-wishes for his mother-in-law, who he said was staying at a “great hospital” in Miami. “Melania—great first lady, so popular, people love her. She’s right now in a hospital with her mother. Her mother Amalija is very ill. Hopefully, she’ll be recovering. She’s very ill,” he said. “It’s a tough one. So, she sends her love to everybody.” Get to know more about Amalija here.


Amalija Has Been Married to Melania’s Dad Viktor Since 1966

As many Americans know, Melania is a Slovenian immigrant. Her parents Amalija and Viktor Knav have been married since 1966, and they had Melania four years later. The family came up in a two-bedroom apartment in Sevnica, per Town and Country. They also have an older daughter Ines who is a year older than Melania.

She Became a U.S. Citizen in 2018

Both of Melania’s parents became United States citizens in 2018, according to The Florida Times Union. They had a special citizenship ceremony in New York City. “This golden experiment, these doors that are in America, remain hinged open to beautiful people as they have today,” their lawyer said in a statement.

She Worked in a Textile Factory

Much of Melania’s early interest in fashion likely came from her mother. Amalija began her career on her family farm, but she went on to work in a textile factory, according to The New York TimesWhen her daughters were young, she spent much time sewing clothes for the two of them.

Her Husband Was a Car Salesman

Melania’s father was also a member of the Communist Party in Slovenia. When the future first lady was a child, her dad worked as a salesman in a state-owned car dealership, according to GQHe also briefly worked as a chauffeur. He did run into some legal trouble in the 70s for tax evasion, but he was cleared by Slovenia’s statute of limitations.

She Attended Many Events with Her Daughter & Son-in-Law

While Viktor and Amalija are private citizens, they have supported their son-in-law and daughter. They’ve celebrated holidays with the former first family and they’ve been seen attending official events as well.



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