Twitter can't believe how much Melania's dad looks like Trump

Sarah Carty
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

If you thought your family photos were embarrassing, then imagine how Melania Trump must feel when she looks at hers and realises the striking similarities between her husband and her dad.

The internet has lost it over new photos of the FLOTUS’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who were making their way to a federal building in New York which houses immigration offices yesterday when they were snapped.

Melania’s glamorous mum arrived in style, looking just like her daughter in a burgundy dress, a camel-coloured trench coat, a pair of towering heels and oversized sunglasses.

People can’t get over how much Donald Trump looks like Melania’s dad, Viktor  Knavs. Can you see the similarities? Photo: Getty Images
Here Viktor is pictured on the right with Melania’s mum on the left. Photo: Getty Images

The 72-year-old even had her hair up in an elegant up-do, much like her daughter tends to wear it when she’s at official events.

However, it was the First Lady’s dad, Viktor, who caused the biggest stir online, with people astonished at his resemblance to her husband, Donald Trump.

Indeed, the 74-year-old Slovenian, who is just three years older than his daughter’s husband, does look strikingly similar to Trump, with both men appearing to have an affinity for suits, stong-coloured ties and a combover.

Take a look at Vikto Knavs again and add some fake tan, hair dye and a blow dry, and you’ve got yourself a Donald doppelgänger.

Melania’s father, Viktor Knavs, is just three years older than her husband, Donald Trump. Photo: Getty Images
Twitter can’t get over how similar they are. Photo: Twitter
People are just realising now that Melania’s dad is just like her husband. Photo: Twitter

Comments on Twitter ranged from a shocked ‘Melania married her dad’s doppelganger’ to ‘I had no idea what Melania’s dad looked like until now and um’.

Even Melania couldn’t help but compare her beloved dad and her husband in an interview with GQ.

“They grew up in totally different environments, but they have the same values, they have the same tradition,” Melania said.

“I myself am similar to my husband. Do you understand what I mean? So is my dad; he is a family man, he has tradition, he was hardworking. So is my husband.”


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