Martha Stewart

Quick Facts of Martha Stewart
Celebrated Name Martha Stewart
Age 78 years old
Nick Name Martha Stewart
Birth Name Martha Helen Stewart
Birth Date 1941-08-03
Gender Female
Profession American businesswoman
Nationality American
Place of Birth Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Education Nutley High School and Barnard College
Father Edward Kostyra
Mother Edward Kostyra
Ethnicity Polish
Sister Laura Plimpton and Kathryn Evans
Brother Frank Kostyra, Eric Scott Edward Kostyra and George Christiansen
Horoscope leo
Religion Catholic
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Ex-Andrew Stewart
Net Worth $638 million
Height 5ft 9 inches
Weight 70 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color brown
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Who is Martha Stewart?

Martha Stewart (born August 3, 1941) is an American retail businesswoman, writer, television personality, former model, and convicted felon. She is famous as the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce. She has written numerous bestselling books, is the publisher of Martha Stewart Living magazine, and hosted two syndicated television programs, Martha, which ran from 2005 to 2012, and Martha Stewart Living, which ran from 1993 to 2004. 

What is Martha Stewart Famous?

Martha Stewart is best famous as the founder of Martha Stewart Living magazine and co-founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She has gained huge success and named in a variety of business ventures including, TV shows, radio, merchandising, e-commerce and book author/seller.

Where is Martha Stewart From?

Martha Stewart was born as Martha Helen Stewart in Jersey City, New Jersey, on August 3, 1941. She is the second of six children born to middle-class parents, Edward Kostyra (1912–1979) and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra (1914–2007), and is of entirely Polish heritage. When Stewart was three years old, the family moved to Nutley. She began modeling. At 15, During her college years, she supplemented her scholarship money through modeling jobs. Stewart graduated from Nutley High School. She attended Barnard College of Columbia University in art and later did a double major in history and architectural history. She holds American nationality and belongs to Polish ethnicity. Her zodiac is Leo and her religion is Catholic.  

How did Martha Stewart become Famous?

To begin with, she started by doing modeling career from the age of 15. But from 1976, she started her own catering business collaborating with her friend, Norma Collier but due to conflicts between the two in later days, Martha bought her share of the business and opened her own food store. She released her first book, ‘Entertaining’ in 1982 which featured many recipes. In 1983, she released the book, ‘Martha Stewart's Quick Cook’ meant for busy people that included 52 recipes. In the late 1980s, she published many other books on cooking and homemaking. In 1990, she began a magazine, ‘Martha Stewart Living’, which was published by Time. Inc soon followed by ‘Martha Stewart Living’ television half-hour show that was broadcasted every week being the host by herself in September 1993. In 1997, she established ‘Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’ Later in 1997, she launched her line of affordable collection of bedding sets and bath collection, ‘Martha Stewart Everyday bed’. In July 2004, she was given a sentence for a period of five months in a federal correctional facility on charge for conspiracy related to the ImClone stock trading case. After her release, she launched the ‘Martha Stewart Living Radio’, which was aired on Sirius Satellite Radio's channel 112 and also hosted ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ and reality show ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’ in 2005  broadcasted on NBC. In 2006, she published the bestseller book, ‘Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home’.

She created a collection of 20,000 items of homewares for the departmental store giant, ‘Macy's’ in 2007. She released craft merchandise under the labels of ‘Martha Stewart Celebrate’ and ‘Martha Stewart Create’ placed at all Wal-Mart outlets in 2008. In 2010, she broadcasted her show, ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ as ‘Martha’ on the Hallmark Channel and a TV series titled, ‘Martha Stewart's Cooking School’, on the PBS network in 2012. In the fall of 2016, VH1 premiered a new show featuring Martha and her friend Snoop Dogg called Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party.

In June 2018, Martha started airing as a new recurring judge for Chopped, a cooking competition on the Food Network. In February 2019, Canopy Growth (CGC), a Canadian marijuana company, announced that Stewart would join their company as an adviser. During her career, she received the Daytime Emmy for the category of ‘Outstanding Service Show Host’ for ‘Martha Stewart Living’ and two Daytime Emmy Awards for the category of ‘Outstanding Lifestyle Program’ for ‘Martha’.

Who is Martha Stewart's Husband?

In 1961, she married Andrew Stewart, a student at Yale Law School. Their only child, a daughter named Alexis, was born in 1965. The couple divorced in 1990. After that Stewart reportedly dated billionaire Charles Simonyi, who was an early employee of Microsoft and head of their software group for almost 15 years. They broke up in 2008. Stewart currently resides in Katonah, a hamlet of the town of Bedford, New York. She also maintains a 35,000-square-foot (3,300 m2) residence on Mount Desert  Island in Seal Harbor, Maine, known as 'Skylands', the former summer estate of automobile designer and tycoon Edsel Ford, with gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen (1922). Stewart is an avid animal lover. Her pets include champion show Chow Chow dogs, French Bulldogs, Himalayan cats, a Fell Pony named Ben Church, and Friesian horses, including her dark horse Rutger. 

How Rich is Martha Stewart?

Martha Stewart's current net worth is still not confirmed. her net worth in 2011 was already $638 million. Coming to this day she must have piled up to billions as she is a very enthusiast businesswoman. She has many varieties of business ventures including  TV shows, radio, merchandising, e-commerce and book author/seller. She owns millions worth 35,000-square-foot (3,300 m2) residence on Mount Desert Island in Seal Harbor, Maine, known as 'Skylands', the former summer estate of automobile designer and tycoon Edsel Ford, with gardens designed by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen (1922). Her car's information is not yet reported.

How Tall is Martha Stewart?

Stewart is a very good looking woman given her age of 76. She has a height of 5ft 9 inches. She weighs around 70kg. She has blonde hair and a pair of brown eyes. Her other body measurements, bra size, shoe size, and dress size are still not reported. She has a straight sexual orientation.

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