Martha Stewart Biography
A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Martha Stewart is an American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality. She is a host on the VH1 series, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, a variety show that she stars alongside Snoop Dogg.
Martha Stewart Age
Stewart was born on August 3, 1941, in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. She is 79 years old as of 2020.
Martha Stewart Height
Stewart stands at a height of 1.76 m.
Martha Stewart Family
Stewart is the second of six children of parents Edward Kostyra (1912–1979) and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra (1914–2007).
Martha Stewart Husband
Stewart married Andrew Stewart in July 1961 and divorced in 1990. They have a daughter together, Alexis Stewart (born September 27, 1965) a television host and radio personality.
Martha Stewart Education
Stewart attended Nutley High School and later graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University, originally planning to major in chemistry, but then switching to art, history, and later architectural history. She did fashion modeling for Chanel so that she could help pay her college tuition.
Martha Stewart Career
Stewart made a name for herself as the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, which included publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce.
She is the author of many best-selling books, the publisher of Martha Stewart Living magazine, and the host of two syndicated television shows, Martha Stewart Living (1993–2004) and Martha (2005–2012).
Stewart was found guilty of charges related to the ImClone stock manipulation case in 2004, and she was sentenced to five months in federal prison before being released in March 2005. The event was widely assumed to be the end of Stewart’s media empire, but she launched a comeback campaign in 2005, and her business returned to profitability in 2006.
In 2011, Stewart returned to the board of directors of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and in 2012, she was re-elected as chairwoman of her namesake company. Sequential Brands purchased the company in 2015.
Stewart became a regular contributor to NBC’s Today Show and later CBS’s The Early Show, as well as a star in many CBS holiday specials.
Martha Stewart Net Worth
Stewart has an estimated net worth of $400 million.