Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Melania and Me, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Book, and Net Worth

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Bio | Wiki

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff is an American fashion and entertainment executive and former senior advisor to Melania Trump, the current First Lady of the United States. She is also the author of Melania and Me, a tell-all book that was published on September 1, 2020.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Age

She was born in 1970 in the United States of America. Wolkoff is 50 years old.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Height

She is a tall woman in stature. Wolkoff stands at an impressive height of 6 ft (Approx. 1.83 m).

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Parents | Family

She was born as Stephanie Winston Batikoff to her mother Barbara (née Carnel) and father, Barry Batinkoff. Her exact place of birth within the United States is unclear but she grew up in the Catskills, Southeastern New York. Wolkoff is of Jewish ethnicity and has one brother, actor Randall Batinkoff.

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When she was 26 years old, Wolkoff was adopted by her mother’s second husband, Bruce Winston who is the son of jeweler Harry Winston. This was after her parents divorced.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Husband | Children

Wolkoff has been married to her loving husband David Wolkoff for 20 years. David is a successful real estate developer. The couple first met in 1996 and dated for four years before finally tying the knot in March 2000. Wolkoff and her husband are proud parents of three children, two boys, and one girl.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Trump Inauguration

Wolkoff gained controversy when her new firm founded in December 2016, WIS Media Partners, was awarded the tender to organize the Inauguration of Donald Trump in January 2017. WIS Media Partners received $26 million for their services which amount was about one-quarter of the total inauguration expenses.

Her role in the inauguration would later cause her to resign as senior advisor to the FLOTUS in February 2018 following reporting of the facts. Later, Wolkoff states that of the $26 million, it is only $1.6 million that went personally to her and that she was ‘scapegoated’.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Melania Trump

Melania Trump, then Melania Knauss, and Wolkoff met in 2003 while the latter was working for Vogue and the two became friends. Wolkoff was named as an unpaid senior advisor to First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump in early 2017.

On February 26, 2018, after roughly a year in that role, Melania Trump cut ties with Wolkoff. She resigned that same month following revelations on her role in the inauguration of President Donald Trump in 2017, in which her firm was paid $26 million which was about a quarter of the total inauguration budget.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Melania and Me | Book

Wolkoff is the author of a book titled Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady, published on September 1, 2020. It is a tell-all memoir about Wolkoff’s friendship with Melania Trump and her time as her senior advisor. The book no doubt paints a grim picture of the first lady and former model.

On the other hand, Melania Trump came out to strongly condemn Wolkoff, the book, and the media for publishing even private phone calls between the two former friends. Melania Trump termed Wolkoff a “dishonest opportunist” who “clung to me” for fame in an essay published on the White House website on October 15, 2020. Wolkoff said that she began recording private conversations with Melania after their relationship soured.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Net Worth

She has worked in different fields in fashion and entertainment as an executive for almost three decades and accumulated a good fortune. Wolkoff has an average net worth of $25 million.