Martha MacCallum is a famous top rated American anchor who works for the Fox News Channel. She along with Trace Gallagher co-hosted The Live Desk w/Martha MacCallum. Martha has got the 2004, 2008 and 2012’s presidential elections coverage to her credit. In her anchoring career, she has also covered the funeral of Pope John Paul II. She efficiently served business news correspondent for Wall Street Journal Report, Wall Market Outlook and Business USA.
The timeless news anchor is known for co-anchoring the popular show ‘America’s Newsroom with Martha MacCallum & Bill Hemmer’ on Fox News Channel. Before this, she had hosted ‘The Live Desk w/Martha MacCallum’ with Trace Gallagher. She also substitutes for anchors like Greta VanSustern and Megyn Kelly, besides doing a weekly segment with Billy O’Reilly for his show ‘The O’Reilly Factor’.
Early life and background
MacCallum was born on 31st January 1965 in Buffalo, New York to mother Elizabeth B. MacCallum and father Douglas C. MacCallum Jr. After completing her bachelor degree in Political Science from St. Lawrence College, Martha studied in Circle in the Square Theatre School. Later on, Martha founded the Miranda Theater Company in New York. She started her career as a reporter, prior to her experience as an associating in the corporate relations department at Dow Jones Company.
Martha hosted an evening show along with Ted David which covered aspects related to security and war. Before joining Fox, MacCallum was awarded for her anchoring in Morning Call show with Ted David. She contributed in The News with Brian Williams. In addition, she created the series “Inside the Business” for Business Centre. It was aired at CNBC.
Martha is a perfect fusion of beauty and brain. These two attributes helped her climb the ladder of success. She started her career for Corporate Finance Magazine where she worked as a reporter. After that Martha joined Wall Street Journal Television. She worked there as an anchor from 1991 to 1996. Soon she received a call from sports channel in New York, WBIS –TV, where she joined as a reporter.
Martha has worked with CNBC for a few years before turning to Fox News Network in 2004.
Martha MacCallum – Husband
The 1.63 meter tall Martha MacCallum married Daniel John Gregory on August 22, 1992. It was an auspicious Roman Catholic ceremony. They have three children. There have been rumors of a split since 2011 but the couple has rubbished the speculations. There were whispers about Martha MacCallum having an alleged affair with “American newsroom” anchor Bill Hammer.
Martha MacCallum – Net Worth
She earns $700 thousand per year as salary. According to some sources, she has a net worth of $8million. However, she was one of the highest paid staffsin the Fox News channel where she received a multiple contract deal in 2012.
As reported by Ian Spelling in an article, Martha McCollum along with her husband Daniel John Gregory and three children is living in her house which is worth of $3.2million in Ridgewood. Martha enlisted a friend interior designer Michel Maher who took the responsibility of decorating her house.