Martha MacCallum is an American news anchor who has been working at Fox News since 2004. She was the host of The Live Desk before the show was canceled and replaced by America Live with Megyn Kelly. She is also the host of America’s Newsroom and many other shows on the Fox Network.
She was responsible for reporting on the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential elections for Fox News. In her role as a presenter, she has had the opportunity to interview prominent personalities and world leaders such as former US President Barack Obama, John McCain, Laura Bush, General David Petraeus, Chris Christie, and many others.
Martha also co-hosted the coverage of Pope John Paul II’s funeral in 2005 and Pope Francis’ visit to the United States in 2015 and has twice won the Gracie Prize for Women in Journalism for her expertise and her immense contributions to genuine journalism. Maccallum is also a recipient of the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve awards.
Martha Maccallum’s Bio (Age)
MacCallum was born on 31 January 1964 in Buffalo, New York. Her parents are Elizabeth B. and Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. For her high school education, she attended Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, NJ. After high school, she earned a degree in political science from St. Lawrence University.
Martha Maccallum Career
You wouldn’t believe that the media personality who is renowned today once did a menial job, would you? Well, she actually worked as a waitress while she studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York. She also worked at Dow Jones & Company as a corporate relations assistant.
From 1991 to 1996, Maccallum worked for Wall Street Journal Television as a presenter for a business news correspondent. Later in 1996, she joined WBIS-TV as both a presenter and reporter.
She also worked at NBC/CNBC as a presenter and reporter and contributed to subsequent programs: CNBC World, Today Show, The News with Brian Williams, and BC Affiliates.
In 2002, Martha co-hosted a morning show with Ted David called Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David. She also hosted the evening show Checkpoint and created the series Inside the Business for business centers.
She has been working with Fox News since 2004 and, as mentioned above, has hosted many shows on the network. In January 2017, MacCallum began hosting The First 100 Days on the Fox News Channel. The First 100 Days served as a kind of replacement for Tucker Carlson tonight.
The First 100 Days was renamed The Story with Martha MacCallum in April 2017.
MacCallum has been married to Dan Gregory since August 22, 1992, after being together for about a year, and the couple is blessed with three children – a daughter and two sons (Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, Edward Reed Gregory, and Harry MacCallum Gregory).
Despite the rumors that made headlines in 2016 that MacCallum had an affair with a coworker, Bill Hemmer, followed by a rumor of divorce, the couple are still very close.
This newscaster has a beautiful house in Cape Cod where she lives with her family. Although the house is supposedly as big as many would have expected, its design and interior are truly stunning.
The house was an old house built around the 1960s, but her friend Michael Mayer redesigned it after MacCallum bought it.
Martha Maccallum Net Worth
Martha Maccallum is reportedly the highest-paid news anchor at Fox News, taking home up to $700,000 in salary, her net worth is estimated at $8 million.
Martha MacCallum stands at 5 ft 4 inches and weighs 65 kg. She has beautiful blue eyes and blond hair. Her body measurements are – 36-24-36 inches (91-61-91 cm). Her bra size is 34B and her feet/shoe size is 8.
Other Facts About Martha Maccallum
She is active in social media and attracts followers on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She currently has over 400,000 followers on Twitter, 23,900 on Instagram, and over 300,000 on Facebook.
- Full Name: Martha MacCallum
- Birth Date: January 31, 1964
- Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, United States
- Ethnicity: N/A
- Nationality: American
- Horoscope: Aquarius
- Salary: $700,000
- Net Worth: $8 million
- Weight: 65 Kg
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Blue
- Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
- Education: St. Lawrence University
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Dan Gregory
- Children: (3) Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, Edward Reed Gregory, and Harry MacCallum Gregory