Viktor Knavs Wiki (Melania Trump’s Father) Age, Biography, Family, Facts

Viktor Knavs Wiki (Melania Trump Father)

Viktor Knavs (born March 24, 1944) is a Slovene Businessperson, Former Car Salesman and Automobile dealer from Sevnica. In addition, he has also worked for the Mayor of Sevnica as a chauffeur during his early days of career. He is best known as the father of Melania Trump (First Lady of the United States).

On 10 August 2018, Viktor Knavs and Amalija Knavs have received the Citizenship of the United States of America.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Profile

Viktor Knavs Biography
Viktor Knavs in 2019.

Donald Trump’s father-in-law, Viktor Knavs Knauss was born on 24 March 1944 (age 75 years, as in 2019) in Radeče, Slovenia. He was raised in a simple middle-class family. His father has also worked as an automobile mechanic, whereas his mother uses to teach children.

He has attended his high school along with his siblings to complete his education. Later, he has completed his graduation from the University of Sevnica.

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After completing his study, he has joined the Mayor of Sevnica as a chauffeur. He used to drive and manage cars for him. He also meets his future wife Amalija Knavs in 1966 while working for the Mayor.

Later, he has worked as a Car or Motorcycle Salesman and Automobile dealer. However, with the help of his friend, he established his own Automobile dealership business all over the Sevnica.


Personal Life, Spouse Amalija Knavs & Children

As per his personal life, he has married his wife “Amalija Knavs” in 1967. The 74-year-old businessperson has also blessed with two daughters i.e. Ines Knauss (born 1968) and Melania Knavs (born 1970).

But later, Melanija Knavs has changed her name to Melania Knauss while beginning her career in modeling.

Melania Trump’s father has also joined the communist party during the ruling period of Marshal Tito (President of Yugoslavia).

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Amalija is basically from Raka, Krško (Village in Slovenia). She is a professional Patternmaker in Jutranjka kids’ clothing manufacturer Company.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Viktor Knavs

Full Birth NameViktor Knavs Knauss.
Famous For1. Being the dad of Melania Trump (First Lady of the United States).
2. Father-in-law of Donald Trump (USA President).
Working AsBusinessman & Former Car Salesman.
AgeSeventy-Four (74) years old (As of 2018).
Date of BirthMarch 24, 1944.
BirthplaceRadeče (Town in Slovenia).
Citizenship1. Slovenia.
2. America.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Aries.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian.
Current ResidenceSevnica.
Physical Stats & More
Height (How Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
WeightKilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
Shoe Size (US)7.
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorGray-white.
ParentsFather: Name not found.
Mother: NA.
SiblingsBrother: Name not found.
Sister: N.A.
RelativesSon-in-Law: Donald John Trump (American Businessperson & Politician).
Uncle: NA.
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried.
Dating History?Will update.
WifeAmalija Knavs (Former Patternmaker in Jutranjka, Sevnica).
ChildrenTwo daughters: Ines Knauss (born in 1968) and Melania Knauss (born in 1970).
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolHigh School.
Alma MaterThe University of Sevnica.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Angelina Jolie.
Dream Holiday DestinationSwitzerland.
Favorite ColorRed & Black.
Love to doFishing.
Favorite DishesContinental Food.
Money Factor
Net worthApprox. $4.2 Million US dollars (As of 2018).



Melania Trump Father Viktor Knavs Mother Amalija Knavs
Melania Trump’s father, Viktor Knavs with her mother Amalija Knavs.
  • Melania Trump’s Dad is just 2 years older than his Son-in-law Donald Trump (born 14 June 1946).
  • He was also accused to have a son from his earlier girlfriend.
  • His grandson Barron Trump always loves to spend time with him.
  • As per 2018, the estimated Net worth of Viktor Knavs is $4.2 Million US dollars.



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