Melania’s dad looks just like Donald Trump

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·3-min read

Posing for an awkward Christmas photo is all part of the silly season tradition, but Melania Trump's family snaps might leave some people seeing double thanks to some serious similarities between her husband and her dad.

We've all heard the saying that some women look for a husband with the same qualities as their father, and Melania has gone one better.

Married to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, Melania's dad's photo has been shared online - and the internet lost it.

Take a closer look at her dad Viktor Knavs – now add some fake tan, some hair dye and a blow dry, and hey presto you’ve got yourself a Donald doppelgänger.

Scientific studies have found that women often choose partners who look just like their fathers – but we will admit it’s a little creepy.

Photos from 2017 have resurfaced with the Internet left in shock over how similar the two men look.

One user joked that Viktor and Donald even have the same hands, "They even have the same little hands. He could be Trump's stunt double."

Another said the similarities were "freaking" them out. Someone else called their similarities "nasty", while another said it was "disturbing" how alike they looked.

They are almost the same age – Trump is 74 and Viktor is 76 – and Melania's pop has even been spotted dressing like Donald, rocking his signature red tie.

People also pointed out that they both have a similar build, with one nifty user zooming in to compare the size of their hands.

Even Melania herself has compared the two most important men in her life.

"They're both hardworking," the FLOTUS told GQ.

"They're both very smart and very capable. They grew up in totally different environments, but they have the same values, they have the same tradition. 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."

Recently, Melania and Donald were struck down with Covid with the First Lady penning an essay about her experience with the virus.

Melania said her symptoms hit her like a rollercoaster and she experienced body aches, a cough and headaches.

“It was an unfamiliar feeling for me to be the patient instead of a person trying to encourage our nation to stay healthy and safe. It was me being taken care of now, and getting first-hand experience with all that COVID-19 can do,” she wrote.

The couple’s son, Barron Trump, also contracted the virus.

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