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Martha Stewart

TV Show Host
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Net worth 2018: $638 Million
Industry: TV Anchors
Residence: New Jersey
Country: United States
BirthDay: 3 August 1941
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.76 m
Education: Barnard College, Nutley High School

Martha Stewart was bornon 3 August 1941 in New Jersey, American, is TV Show Host. Emmy Award winning TV show host, domestic goddess, lifestyle guru and business entrepreneur, Martha Stewart has made it big as a businesswoman in America. This business tycoon was featured on Fortune magazine’s list of ‘50 Most Powerful Women’ and has successfully made a brand out of herself. She is the most trusted and well-known lifestyle expert and guide to millions of Americans, to whom she imparts everyday skills like cooking, home décor, entertaining, housekeeping, gardening, crafting and other domestic know-hows. Founder of ‘Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’, Stewart has made a media empire, launching magazines, books, television shows and the like. She soon became the biggest name in America as millions looked up to her for guidance. Achieving the status of a media mogul, her television show, ‘Martha Stewart Living’ was a massive success and it went on to receive the Daytime Emmy Award. Born into a middle class family in New Jersey, Stewart leant gardening as a child from her father while the art of cooking, baking and sewing was imbibed to her by her mother. What’s more, her grandmother taught her the process of canning and preserving. She began her career by appearing in TV commercials and also had a brief stint in modelling. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about her childhood, personal life and achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography


$638 Million


In 2012, a TV series titled, ‘Martha Stewart's Cooking School’, debuted on the PBS network


In 2010, she began to air her show, ‘The Martha Stewart Show’ as ‘Martha’ on the Hallmark Channel


In 2008, craft merchandise was released under the labels of ‘Martha Stewart Celebrate’ and ‘Martha Stewart Create’


In 2007, she created a collection of home wares for the departmental store giant, ‘Macy's’


In 2006, she published the book, ‘Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home’


In the fall of 2005, she hosted the reality game show, ‘The Apprentice: Martha Stewart’, which was created by Donald Trump


In July 2004, she was given a sentence for a period of five months in a federal correctional facility


Later in 2003, she was accused of securities fraud and obstruction of justice


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 per cent


When the company went public in 1999, the stocks jumped from $18 per share to $38 per share at the end of the trading, making her the first female, self-made billionaire in the US


The move involved her to purchase the various television, print, and merchandising ventures related to the Martha Stewart brand, and consolidate them into a new companyLater in 1997, she launched her line of exclusive and affordable collection of bedding sets and bath collection titled, ‘Martha Stewart Everyday bed’


In September 1993, ‘Martha Stewart Living’ opened on television as a half-hour syndicated show that was broadcasted every week


She became the editor-in-chief of the magazine and released its first issue in winter of 1990


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


In 1983, she came out with the book titled, ‘Martha Stewart's Quick Cook’


She released her first book titled, ‘Entertaining’ in 1982


In the late 1980’s, she published many books on cooking and homemaking and by this time, she had also authored many columns in magazines and newspapers on homemaking


In 1976, she started her own catering business along with Norma Collier, a friend from her modelling days


In 1961, she married Andrew Stewart, with whom she had a daughter named, Alexis

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