Trump Model Management

Trump Model Management is a New York City-based modeling agency owned by Donald Trump. Originally known as "T Models", it was founded by Trump in 1999.[1][2]

In August 2016, former Trump models alleged that they had worked for the agency without the company having obtained proper work visas on their behalf.[3][4][5] In April 2017, it was announced that the agency will be closed down.[6][7]

Represented models (past and present)

Melania Trump was associated as a model with Trump Model Management before her marriage to Donald Trump.[8]

See also


  1. Kranish, Michael; Fisher, Marc (Aug 23, 2016). Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9781508226758. His new agency, originally conceived as Trump Models Inc., ended up with the name T Models... 
  2. Editors of TIME (Jan 15, 2016). TIME The New Revolutionaries: An Inside Look at the Rebels and Reformers Running for the White House. Time Inc. Books. ISBN 9781618934543. 1999: Founded Trump Model Management, extending a brand eventually attached to... 
  3. James West (2016-08-30). "Former Models for Donald Trump's Agency Say They Violated Immigration Rules and Worked Illegally". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2016-09-05. 
  4. CNN, Deena Zaru. "Former model: Trump agency skirted visa laws". CNN. Retrieved 2017-02-08. 
  5. "Donald Trump modeling agency 'encouraged models to work in US illegally'". The Independent. 2016-08-30. Retrieved 2017-02-08. 
  7. "Trump's Controversial Modeling Agency Is Shutting Down". Time. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  8. Melania Knauss, FMD - The Fashion Model Directory

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