Martha MacCallum is an American news anchor, who has been with Fox News since 2004. She was the anchor of The Live Desk before the show was cancelled and replaced with America Live with Megyn Kelly. She’s also the anchor of America’s Newsroom and many other shows on the Fox Network.
She was responsible for covering the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential elections for Fox News. Her job as an anchor has availed her the opportunity to interview notable celebrities and world leaders like former U.S 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 as well as Pope Francis visit to the United States in 2015. She has won the Gracie Award for Women in Journalism twice for her expertise and immense contributions to true journalism. Maccallum is also a recipient of the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve awards.
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Martha Maccallum’s Bio (Age)
MacCallum was born Buffalo, New York, January 31, 1964. Her parents are Elizabeth B. and Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. For her high school, she attended Ramapo High School Franklin Lakes, NJ. After High school, she bagged a degree in political science from St. Lawrence University.
You wouldn’t think that the now renowned media personality once did a menial job, right? Well, she actually did some work as a waitress while studying at the Circle in the Square Theatre School New York. She also worked at Dow Jones & Company as an associate in corporate relations.
From 1991 to 1996, Maccallum worked for Wall Street Journal Television as an anchor for a business news correspondent. Later in 1996, she began working with WBIS-TV as an anchor as well as a reporter.
She also worked with NBC/CNBC as an anchor and a reporter, contributing to the following shows – CNBC World, Today Show, The News with Brian Williams, and BC affiliates.
In 2002, Martha anchored a morning show alongside Ted David which was called Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David. She also anchored an evening show Checkpoint and created the series, Inside the Business, for Business Center.
She began working with Fox News from 2004 and has anchored many shows on the network as mentioned above. In January 2017, MacCallum began hosting The First 100 Days on Fox News Channel. The First 100 Days served as a sort of replacement for Tucker Carlson Tonight.
The First 100 Days was rebranded as The Story with Martha MacCallum in April 2017.
Martha Maccallum is reportedly the highest paid anchor at Fox News, taking home as much as $700,000 as salary, her net worth is put at $8 million.
MacCallum has been married to Dan Gregory since August 22, 1992, after dating for about a year and the couple has been blessed with three children – a daughter and two sons (Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, Edward Reed Gregory and Harry MacCallum Gregory).
Despite the rumours which made headlines in 2016, that MacCallum was having an affair with a co-worker Bill Hemmer which was followed by a divorce rumour, the couple is still very much together.
This news anchor has a magnificent house in Cape Cod where she stays with her family. Though the house is reportedly as big as many would have expected it to be, its design and interior decors are really breathtaking.
The house was an old house built around the 1960s but her friend, Michael Mayer redesigned it after MacCallum bought it.
Martha MacCallum stands at 5 ft 4 inches and weighs 65 kg. She has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurements include – 36-24-36 inches (91-61-91 cm). Her bra size is 34B and her feet/shoe size is 8.
She is active on social media, pulling followers on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She currently, has over 400,000 followers on Twitter, 23, 900 on Instagram and more than 300,000 on Facebook.
Full Name: Martha MacCallum
Birth Date: January 31, 1964
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, United States
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