Martha MacCallum is a well-known figure in the American Television Industry. She rose to stardom after working as a news anchor for Fox News. She currently hosts The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News channel. Previously, she worked as a host for The Live Desk Trace and America’s Newsroom.
Martha is married to her boyfriend businessman Daniel John Gregory since 1992 and the couple is blessed with three children. As of January 2018, Martha’s estimated net worth is $8 million whereas her salary is $7,00,000 per year.
Early Life and Childhood
Born on January 31, 1964, in Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S, Martha is the daughter born to parents Douglas C. MacCallum Jr. and Elizabeth B. MacCallum. Her mother and sister are diagnosed with breast cancer.
MacCallum’s mother passed away in April 2013 due to her breast cancer. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is of Scottish-Irish descent. She graduated from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes.
Following her graduation, MacCallum went on to study at St. Lawrence University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science. She also studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School.
MacCallum founded the Miranda Theater Company in New York when she was a student at the Circle in the Square Theatre School. At the time, she also worked as a waitress. She was with Dow Jones & Company, working as an associate in corporate relations, before entering the world of journalism.
MacCallum began her journalism career professionally as a reporter, working at Corporate Finance magazine. She then switched over to television, working as a business news correspondent for Wall Street Journal Television and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA.
After working from 1991 to 1996 for the newspaper, MacCallum went on to work as anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV, a sports and business station in New York. Shortly thereafter, she became a reporter and anchor for CNBC.
At the time, she frequently contributed to numerous notable news programs such as The News with Brian Williams, Today, CNBC World, and Morning Call with Martha Maccallum and Ted David and Inside Business. Besides, she also made her remarkable appearance on Checkpoint, an evening show that examined homeland security and the war on Terror.
Soon after this, MacCallum created the series, Inside the Business for her former CNBC show Business Center.
Fox News Channel
The exquisite beauty went on to join the Fox News Channel in January 2004. She hosted news/talk program America’s Newsroom along with Trace Gallagher and The Live Desk with Bill Hammer on FNC.
MacCallum became the anchor of Fox News’s temporary program, The First 100 Days, In January 2017. The show was renamed to The Story with Martha MacCallum on April 28. MacCallum also had a weekly segment on The O’Reilly Factor with Bill O’Reilly.
Working for Fox, MacCallum has also played an incredible character for the coverage of the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential elections. She is responsible for the coverage of the high profile news stories like the visit of Pope Francis to the United States, the funeral of Pope John Paul II, Hurricane Katrina, and also the Royal Wedding.
In her journalism career, MacCallum has frequently interviewed several famous personalities, including former President Barack Obama, Strategist David Axelrod, Senator John McCain, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Awards and Achievements
Coming to her awards and achievements, MacCallum won two Gracie Award for Women in Journalism. She also received American Women in Radio and Television-award as well as is a recipient of the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve award.
Martha MacCallum is a woman with the amalgamation of beauty and brains. She is married to the successful businessman, her boyfriend Daniel John Gregory since 1992. The couple first introduced to each other through a common friend in early 1990 and began dating after a few months.
Martha and her husband Daniel finally decided to get married on August 22, 1992 and started the beautiful relationship together. They organized their auspicious Roman Catholic ceremony at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, which was attended by their families and closest friends.
The couple has three children; two sons; Harry MacCallum Gregory (2001) and Edward Reed Gregory (1999), and a daughter; Elizabeth Bowes Gregory (1996).
It’s been 25 years they are sharing the same journey of marriage together without any rumor of divorce and affairs. She currently resides in Ridgewood, New Jersey with her spouse and children.
MacCallum is active on social media like Twitter with more than 400K followers and Instagram with 16.4k followers. She is also an animal supporter who has black colored Spaniel gun dog named Squire.
Net Worth, Salary, and Height
The successful American news reporter Martha MacCallum has an estimated net worth of $8 million and salary of $700K in 2018, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She generated her net worth working for several networks, magazines, and especially for Fox News Channel.
Prior to FNC, MacCallum also served as a reporter and anchor for the CNBC from 1997 to 2003. During her career with CNBC, she used to receive an annual average salary of around $604K-$689K, cited by a source.
MacCallum bought her Cape Code home in late 2013, in Chatham, Massachusetts. However, she has not revealed the purchase price and current value of her astonishing home. She has also Spaniel gun dog which average sells price is ranging from $600 to $800. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall.