Martha Stewart is an American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality.
As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising and e-commerce.
Martha Stewart was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on August 3, 1941.
She is the second of six children born to parents Edward Kostyra and Martha , and is of Polish heritage.
Both her parents were teachers, her father later becoming a pharmaceutical salesman.