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World famous star looks completely unrecognisable in classic headshots from teenage modelling career

Mirror logo Mirror 3 days ago Seamus Duff

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Time can be unkind - but there are some out there who are born beautiful and continue to age incredibly well.

And for one Eastern European star it would seem the 'ageing like a fine wine' adage can be appropriately used.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Known for being the better half of the most powerful couples in the world these days, this strikingly good looking star was previously famed for her modelling career.

Photos have resurfaced to show the star in her youth - with black and white images from her early career suddenly going viral.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Photographer Stane Jerko has shared photos from 1987 with a fresh-faced hopeful at the start of her career.

With her hair tied high, this star’s natural beauty is clear to see.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited And fans may be surprised to realise that it is, in fact, the youthful image of Melania Trump.

The First Lady of America, now 47, was born in Slovenia and worked as a model in her youth before moving to New York City in 1996.

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited She married President Donald Trump in 2005 and now attracts attention across the globe when she attends events with world leaders.

A style icon in her own right, Melania has an impressive fan base of people who admire her incredible style and ageless complexion.

a woman standing in front of a store: Credits: Getty © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Credits: Getty However some American citizens have been less impressed with Melania’s duties as a First Lady - following on from Michelle Obama who was prominent in the world of politics.

The First Lady of America is not obligated to take the spotlight when their husbands are inaugurated as President, and Milania has continued to lead a relatively private life, even following her years as a top model.


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