- 1 Who is Martha MacCallum?
- 2 Martha MacCallum’s Early Life and Education
- 3 Martha MacCallum’s Early Career
- 4 Martha MacCallum and Fox News
- 5 Is Martha MacCallum married? More about her personal life
- 6 Martha MacCallum’s Net Worth and Salary
- 7 Martha MacCallum’s Personal Appearance and Social Media Networks Presence
Who is Martha MacCallum?
Martha MacCallum is an American television personality, who is probably best known for being the news anchor for the Fox News Channel. She is also widely recognized for her previous engagements, such as being a co-host of the shows “America’s Election HQ”, “Fox and Friends” and “Media Buzz”, as well as for her current on-camera appearances, including her own television talk-show “The Story with Martha MacCallum“, which airs on the Fox News Channel every Monday at 7 p.m.
Martha MacCallum’s Early Life and Education
Martha Bowes MacCallum was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius. on the 31st January 1964 in Buffalo, New York State USA, and apart from obviously being of American nationality, she is of Scottish and Irish ancestry, and her ethnicity is white. Martha was born one of two daughters into the family of Douglas C. MacCallum Jr. who was a corporate-industry relations manager, and his spouse Elizabeth B. who served as a realtor. Martha was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey where she completed her elementary education. Upon matriculating from Ramapo High School located in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, Martha enrolled at St. Lawrence University in New York State, from which she graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. MacCallum continued her education by attending the Broadway theatre’s Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City’s borough of Manhattan.
Martha MacCallum’s Early CareerMartha began her professional career in the late 1980s, when she joined the publishing and financial firm Dow Jones & Company, where she worked in its corporate relations department. With the beginning of the 1990s, Martha made a career transformation and guided herself towards television – in 1991 she joined the Wall Street Journal Television, not only as its business news correspondent but as the TV anchor of its programs such as the “The Wall Street Journal Report”, “Business USA” and the “World Market Outlook” for the next six years.
In 1996 MacCallum transferred to New York’s sports and business digital channel WBIS-TV (currently referred to as WPXN-TV) where she served as a reporter and an anchor, but in the following year she joined the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and through 2003, MacCallum honed her reporting skills through a variety of engagements, including regular contributions to “The News with Brian Williams”, “CNBC World” and “Today Show” and as the co-anchor in “Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David”. In addition, she also regularly appeared in “Checkpoint” and is still remembered as the creator of the “Inside the Business” podcast, which aired through the CNBC’s show “Business Center”.
— Martha MacCallum (@marthamaccallum) July 13, 2018
Martha MacCallum and Fox News
In January 2004, Martha joined the Fox News Channel and began her tenure as one of its main hosts and anchors. Besides co-anchoring the “The Live Desk”, Martha also provided coverage of the US Presidential elections in 2004, 2008 and 2012, and in her professional portfolio, there are also numerous reports covering some of the major global events, and headliners such Pope John Paul II’s funeral, Hurricane Katrina, the 2011 UK Royal Wedding, and the Inauguration of the 45th and current president of the US Donald Trump, among plenty of others.
Some other highlights of Martha’s career include her memorable on-camera appearances in the Fox News Channel’s programs such as “America Live”, “On the Record w/ Brit Hume” as well as “The O’Reilly Factor”, “The Kelly File” and “America’s Newsroom”. She is also widely recognized for being the host of “The First 100 Days” political and news program coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency. and for co-hosting “Fox and Friends” talk-show.
Since January 2017, Martha has been hosting her own news and talk program – “The Story with Martha MacCallum“. For her professional efforts, MacCallum was honored with the Gracie Award for Women in Journalism twice, and has also received the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve Award as well.
Is Martha MacCallum married? More about her personal life
Yes, Martha is a married woman – to Daniel John Gregory, a businessman born in 1963, an alumni of Villanova University and the current Vice-President of Gregory Packaging, Inc. a company founded by his father. The Roman Catholic wedding ceremony took place on the 22nd August 1992 in St. Elizabeth’s Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Apart from being successful in her career, MacCallum is an accomplished mother, as she and her husband Dan have welcomed a daughter named Elizabeth Bowes Gregory born in 1996, a son Harry MacCallum Gregory born in 1999 and a son named Edward Reed Gregory born in 2001.
With her family, Martha currently resides in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Martha MacCallum’s Net Worth and Salary
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this popular American TV personality has accumulated so far? How rich Martha MacCallum is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the total of Martha MacCallum’s net worth, speaking as of November 2018, revolves around the impressive sum of $8 million with a reputed annual salary of $700,000. MacCallum’s further wealth includes valuable assets such as a shingled colonial house from the 1960s, located in Chatham, Massachusetts. It has all been acquired through her professional on-camera career in the media, which has spanned almost 30 years, being active since 1990.
Martha MacCallum’s Personal Appearance and Social Media Networks Presence
This 54-years-old American celebrity sports a slender figure, with a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63 m) and reputed weight of around 143 lbs (65 kg). Her hourglass shaped silhouette with vital statistics of 36-24-36, in addition to her blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes, make her appearance quite alluring.
Apart from making on-camera appearances on a daily basis, Martha MacCallum is also regularly active on popular social media networks, including Twitter where her official account @marthamaccallum has been followed by almost 500,000, as well as Instagram where her account @marthamaccallum has gathered more than 64,000 fans so far.