Martha Helen Stewart is a famous television personality as well businesswoman. She is the publisher of Martha Stewart Living magazine and the host of two syndicated television shows: Martha Stewart Living, which aired from 1993 to 2004, and Martha, which aired from 2005 to 2012.
Stewart returned to the board of directors of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 2011 and was re-elected chairwoman of her own company in 2012.
Early Life & Biography
Martha Stewart was born on 3 August 1941 in Jersey city, New Jersey to parents Edward Kostyra and Martha Ruszkowski. Her mother and father are teachers When she was 3 , her family moved to Nutley, New Jersey. She is the second child among six children. At the age of 10 she worked as babysitter and organized birthday parties too. In very young age she started modelling career, appeared in the television commercials and magazines – Unilever, cigarette .
Stewart was a multi talented and multi task child. She learned lot of things from her parents like gardening, canning and perserving.
Stewart attended Nutley High School. She attended Columbia University’s Barnard College, where she planned to major in chemistry before switching to art, history, and, later, architectural history. She did fashion modelling for Chanel to help pay for her college education. During this time, she met Andrew Stewart, who had recently graduated from Yale Law School. In July 1961, they married. A year after their marriage, she returned to Barnard to earn a double major in history and architectural history.
Martha Stewart was married to Andrew Stewart when she was a student. In 1965 they blessed with a baby girl named Alexis Stewart. But couple separated in 1987 and divorced in 1990.
After separation she dated Anthony Hopkins but after sometime they broke the relationship.
She dated Microsoft employee Charles Simonyi for 15 years. In 2008, they broke up.
Awards and Achievements
Stewart received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement in 1995.
She was awarded with an Edison Achievement Award in 1997.
In 2006, Stewart for her daily talk show she was nominated in six categories for the 33rd Daytime Emmy Awards.
Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Martha Stewart’s body measurements are 37-27-36 inches, with a bra size of 34B, a waist of 27 inches, and hips of 36 inches. She stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 59 kg. Her hair is blonde, and her eyes are light brown.
Net Worth of Martha Stewart in 2022
Stewart’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million. She earned major income from her business includes-T.V, magazines, home products. She achieved success in a variety of businesses, including publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce.