It is finally out, the official portrait of Melania Trump.
White House released its official photograph of first lady Melania Trump, where she displays the diamond ring President Donald Trump bought her for their 10th anniversary.
The image shows the first lady standing inside the White House residence, wearing a black jacket and black scarf.
She is standing in front of one of the unique arched windows of the residence, and looks straight into the camera.
The setting for the photo fully ensconces the first lady in a building where she doesn’t typically live during the week.
Melania Trump lives in the Trumps’ penthouse apartment in Trump Tower along with their son, Barron, who is finishing up the school year.
According to report she has come to Washington for official events, including a pair last week celebrating women entrepreneurs and international women of courage.
She has has also accompanied her husband on several occasions when he has traveled to Mar-a-Lago for the weekend.
This coming weekend, she is to attend a dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinpeng and the leader’s wife, Peng Liyuan.
The photographer who took the image is uncredited.
The photo accompanies Trump’s official bio on the White House web site.
It notes that she was born in Slovenia in 1970, under the name Malania Knavs.
‘Melania Knavs began her modeling career at the age of sixteen. She would pursue a degree at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, but paused her studies to advance her modeling career in Milan and Paris before moving to New York in 1996,’ the bio says.