Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is an American businesswoman, writer, former model, and television personality. She is also the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omni media, and as a writer, she has written numerous bestselling books.

Quick Biography

She was born as Martha Helen Kostyra on August 3, 1941, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was born to Edward “Eddie” Kostyra and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra. Her family moved to Nutley when she barely three, where she became interested in the world of modeling since her childhood years.


Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Martha Helen Kostyra
Age: 81 years old
Birth Date: 3 August 1941
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Catholic
Parents: Father’s Name: Edward “Eddie” Kostyra

Mother’s Name: Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra

Spouse: Andrew Stewart (m. 1961–1990)
Children: Alexis Stewart
Height: 1.77m
Weight: 59 Kg
Profession: businesswoman, writer, former model, and television personality
Net Worth in 2022: $700 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Martha is 81 years old, has a height of 1.77 m. Her bodyweight around 59 kg. The measurement of her body is 37-27-36 inches (94-68.5-91.5 cm). She has blonde hair, and her eye color is light brown.

Education, School/College University

Stewart attended high school at Nutley High School and then proceeded forth to attend Barnard College of Columbia University. She switched to art, history, and later architectural history even after initially planning to major in chemistry but later. She then returned to Barnard from where she graduated with a double major in History and Architectural History.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

The real name to Stewart is Martha Helen Kostyra. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on August 3, 1941. The names of her parents are Edward “Eddie” Kostyra and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra. At the age of 3, her family moved to Nutley, where she became interested in the world of modeling since her childhood years.

She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a polish ethnic background.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Martha has been in several relationships and one marriage that was not successful. She was previously married to Andrew Stewart, with whom they divorced in 1990. They had a daughter named Alexis from this relationship. She then went on to date Sir Anthony Hopkins and after a short while they separated.

Recently, she dated billionaire Charles Simonyi with whom they separated around February 2008. Currently, it is said that she is single.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): divorced
When did she get married? (married date): 1 July 1961
Does she have any relationship affair? N/A
Is Martha Stewart Lesbian? no
Husband/Spouse? (name): Andrew Stewart
Kids Alexis Stewart

Professional Life and Career

She began her own catering business along with Norma Collier In 1976.  Differences between the arose after the business is successful, and thus Martha bought her share of the business.

She was fired from a gourmet store after working for a short time, and she opened her own food store.

In 1982 her first book titled, ‘Entertaining’ was released, which featured all the recipes and photos from the get-togethers and parties she has hosted previously.

In 1983, the book titled, ‘Martha Stewart’s Quick Cook’ was released, which was for people with a busy lifestyle. It included 52 recipes that could be put together in less than an hours’ time.

In 1984, the book, ‘Martha Stewart’s Hors D’oeuvres’ was published. It was dedicated to finger foods to be served at various types of parties.

She released many books on cooking and homemaking in the late 1980s.

She began a quarterly magazine, ‘Martha Stewart Living,’ in 1990.

In September 1993, she found favor, and her ‘Martha Stewart Living’ was broadcasted every week on TV hosted by herself.

‘Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’ was established in 1997.

her line of exclusive and affordable collection of bedding sets and bath collection titled, ‘Martha Stewart everyday bed,’ was launched in 1997.

She went public with her company, ‘Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc’ On October 19, 1999.

In December 2001, she sold 3,928 ImClone Systems stocks in order to avoid loss, and the next day, the value of stock fell by 16 percent. Later in 2003.

After she was accused of securities fraud and obstruction of justice, she went on a six-week jury trial and was declared guilty and sentenced for a period of five months in a federal correctional facility in the year 2004.

She launched the ‘Martha Stewart Living Radio’ In 2005 after she was released. The station was aired on Sirius Satellite Radio’s channel 112.

‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’ was hosted by her the same year, and it was broadcast on the NBC network.

the book, ‘Martha Stewart’s Home-keeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home’ was published in 2006.

she created a collection of homewares for ‘Macy’s’ In 2007 and was also seen in Macy’s commercials in which she claimed to have designed 20,000 items for the department chain.

Under the labels of ‘Martha Stewart Celebrate’ and ‘Martha Stewart Create,’ in 2008, craft merchandise was released.

She started airing her own show, ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ in 2010, on the Hallmark Channel, which focused on interior design, cooking, gardening, and arts and crafts.

Awards & Nominations

In 1997, she won Daytime Emmy for the category of ‘Outstanding Service Show Host’ for ‘Martha Stewart Living.’

She won a Daytime Emmy Award for the category of ‘Outstanding Lifestyle Program’ for ‘Martha’ In 2010 and 2011.

she was an inductee of the New Jersey Hall of Fame In 2011.

Martha Stewart Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Martha Stewart Net Worth
Martha Stewart Net Worth

As of August 2022, She has a net worth of $700 million dollars.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

After she was accused of securities fraud and obstruction of justice, she went on a six-week jury trial and was declared guilty and sentenced for a period of five months in a federal correctional facility in the year 2004.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Martha Stewart Facebook page has around 2.5M fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 3.69M followers. On Martha Stewart Instagram account, she has around 486k followers while on YouTube, Martha Stewart has around -464k subscribers.

Because of her dedication and commitment, she has been able to gather much wealth from her career.


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