Martha Stewart

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Businesswoman, Author, TV personality (1941)
Thu May 25 2023
By   Sarthak

Who is Martha Stewart?

In the male dominated industry everywhere there are women like Martha Stewart who leave their impact on the whole generation. She is a renown American businesswoman and television personality. She made a stupendous fortune through a variety of business ventures, cookbooks, broadcasting, merchandise, and e-commerce.

Young Martha Stewart
Image: Young Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart was born as Martha Helen Stewart on August 3, 1941, in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. She was born to middle-class parents, Edward Kostyra and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra. She is the second of six children.

She is entirely of Polish heritage. Stewart graduated from Nutley High School and attended Barnard College of Columbia University. She originally planned on becoming a chemist but later switched to art, history and later architectural history.

Martha Stewart Net Worth

The American entrepreneur and television personality Martha Stewart has a net worth of $300 Million. Martha is a former billionaire and is among one of the richest female celebrity. She amass her net worth from Business conglomerate which includes TV, magazines and products. She hosts a satellite radio show and has written several cookbooks, books, and instructional manuals for the home decorator.

Businesswoman Martha Stewart
Image: Businesswoman Martha Stewart

Additionally, Martha Stewart is the founder and former CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce.

But do you know in 2000 Forbes reported her net worth at $1 Billion? She was among the richest American at that time. However, by July 2004, Stewart's net worth fell by $330 Million. In 2007, Martha had a net worth of $550 Million. Likewise, in 2011, Forbes reported her net worth at $636 Million.

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Martha as an entrepreneur mostly earns from her organization. She sells multiple cookbooks where people loves her recipes, pancakes, banana bread, etc. Also, her patio furniture is famous. Likewise, the Martha Stewart weddings is a famous quarterly weddings magazine published by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

Martha Stewart House

The prominent businesswoman, Martha Stewart has several luxurious houses. Over the years, she's owned more than a handful of different properties. Her Turkey Hill farmstead ion Connecticut is regarded as the most iconic home but she hasn't lived there since 2007.

Martha Stewart
Image: Martha Stewart

Likewise, she also owns home in New York City, the Hamptons, and Maine. Her historic vacation house in Maine is called Skylands and is stepped on Mount Desert Island. She spends a lot of time at her home in Katonah, New York which she calls Cantitoe Corners.

Martha Stewart owns several luxurious homes
Image: Martha Stewart owns several luxurious homes

She owns a home in Lily Pond Lane which is a gorgeous historic home she purchased in '90s. Similarly, she has condos on perry Street in new York City's West Village, apartment on Fifth Avenue home.

Martha Stewart Scandal

In June 2002, Stewart made extensive headlines for rumors of insider trading. She was under investigations for selling hundreds of shares of ImClone Systems just prior to the Food and Drug Administration's refusal to approve the company's new cancer drug.

On October 2002, Stewart resigned her position on the the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange. Likewise, on June 4, 2003, she voluntarily stepped down as CEO and chairman of MSLO after charges of securities fraud and obstruction of justice.

In July 2004, Martha was sentenced to serve a five-month term in a federal correctional facility and a two-year period of supervised release. She also paid a fine of $30,000.

Martha Stewart Husband

Talking about Martha Stewart's relationship status, she is possibly single. The 77-year-old, Stewart previously married Andrew Stewart in 1961 when she was a fashion model for Chanel. The former couple had only one child, a daughter named Alexis born in 1965.

Martha with her ex-husband, Andrew Stewart
Image: Martha with her ex-husband, Andrew Stewart

Sadly after 26 years of their marital solidarity, Martha and her spouse separated in 1987 and they eventually divorced in 1990. As per reports, Martha had a hellish marriage during which she treated her husband shabbily. There were early problems in the marriage that only got worse. Also, she cheated on him while still married to Andy.

Martha Stewart with her daughter, Alexis
Image: Martha Stewart with her daughter, Alexis

Afterward, Martha dated Sir Anthony Hopkins  but ended the relationship after sawing The Silence of the Lambs.

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Stewart also dated billionaire Charles Simonyi, who was the former and early employee of Microsoft. She currently resides in Katonah, a hamlet in the town of Bedford, New York.

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg

If you follow Snoop Dogg then you must be familiar with his relationship with Martha. The two are often called as the ultimate celebrity best friends. Martha and Snoop first met on the Martha Stewart Show in 2008. Through the years, fans liked their unpredictable one-liners and endearing friendship.

In 2016, they debuted a show together called Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party on VH1 Network. After working closely with Stewart, Snoop released his first-ever cookbook, 'From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg's Kitchen.' In 2019, they reenact a famous Titanic scene to promote their latest season of Potluck Party Challenge.

Martha Stewart Height and Weight

Martha has an impressive height of 1.79m (5 feet 9 inch) and has a body weight of 143.3 lbs (65 kgs). Further, she has light brown eyes and blonde hair. During her prime years, Stewart has a perfect body measurement of 33-24-36 inches.

Martha Stewart on Social Media

Martha Stewart has a huge fan following across social media. She has over 2.4 million Instagram followers, with 3.7 million Twitter followers, and over 425k Youtube subscribers.

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