A photographer helped her launch her career
Professional photographer Stane Jerko is credited with discover Melania as she waited for a friend to finish walking in a fashion show.
“It was January 1987 when I got home just before the fashion show was over,” Jerko told TODAY. “On the stairs of the party hall, I saw a girl who immediately caught my eye. There stood a tall, slim, attractive girl with long hair and distinct eyes.
Following: She was instantly good at it.