Who is Martha MacCallum?

Martha MacCallum is a famous American news anchor who works for Fox News. Apart from working for Fox News, Martha MacCallum has also worked in other reputed news channels like CNBC, WBIS-TV, Wall Street Journal TV, and Today. 

Martha MacCallum has also hosted the shows America’s Newsroom and The Live Desk with Trace Gallagher. Some of her famous works include her coverage of presidential elections from 2004 to 2016 and her interviews with famous personalities like Barack Obama, Laura Bush, John McCain, General David Petraeus, Chris Christie, and many more. 

Martha MacCallum Biography
Martha MacCallum Biography

Martha MacCallum has also been awarded prestigious awards like the ‘Gracie Award for Women in Journalism’ twice for her charming personality and exceptional work.

Quick facts

Full nameMartha Matthew MacCallum
NicknameMartha
birthdayJanuary 31, 1964
Age58 years old
Sun signAquarius
TraitsPositive: Visionary, intelligent, and original
Negative: Stubborn, unpredictable, and cold
BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA
NationalityAmerican
EducationHigh School degree from Ramapo High School
Bachelor’s degree in political science from St. Lawrence University
ParentsDouglas C. MacCallum (father)
Elizabeth B. MacCallum (mother)
SiblingsJane Elizabeth MacCallum (sister)
Lisa Ann MacCallum (sister)
Marital statusMarried
SpouseDaniel John Gregory
ChildrenElizabeth Bowes Gregory (daughter)
Harry MacCallum Gregory (son)
Edward Reed Gregory (son)
Height5 ft 4 inch
Weight58 kg
Eyes colorBlue
Hair colorBlonde
ProfessionNews Anchor
Net worthUSD 10 million
Social mediaInstagram
Facebook
Twitter

Martha MacCallum Early life and education 

Born Martha Matthew MacCallum on January 31, 1964, in Buffalo, New York, Martha comes from a well-educated family. Her father, Douglas C. MacCallum (1902-2000), was a stockbroker at G.H. Walker and Company and vice-president of Prudential Securities.

While on the other hand, Martha’s mother, Elizabeth B. MacCallum (1934-2013), was a teacher taught in a public elementary in Wykoff, New Jersey, and Lake Forest, Illinois.

She spent most of her days growing up in Wyckoff, New Jersey, with her two sisters, Jane and Lisa MacCallum. 

Educational Background

Martha MacCallum completed her high school at Ramapo High school in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

After completing her high school degree, Martha joined St. Lawrence University in the North Country of New York State to achieve her bachelor’s degree in political science.

She also studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway, leading her to establish the Miranda Theater Company in New York. 

Fox News Host Martha MacCallum
Fox News Host Martha MacCallum

Personality traits 

Although Martha MacCallum is an American by nationality, she comes of Scottish-Irish descent.

Martha is a complete package of beauty with brains. In addition, she has a bold attitude and excellent anchoring skills, leading her to be an inspiration for several young journalists in the news industry. 

Martha MacCallum relationship

Daniel John Gregory

In a Roman Catholic ceremony at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Martha MacCallum married her husband, Daniel John Gregory, on August 22, 1992. The pair are still together and going strong and are in the 29th year of their marriage.

Daniel Gregory is the Vice-President of Gregory Inc., a company that provides its clients with the necessary tools for successful marketing and innovative product development. Martha and Daniel were in a long-term relationship before their marriage.

Daniel John Gregory with Martha MacCallum
Martha MacCallum and Daniel John Gregory

Although the pair are still married, several sources claim that Martha and Daniel have separated and reunited several times throughout the years. However, the pair has neither denied nor confirmed such rumors.  

Related: Read the full biography of Martha Husband, Daniel John Gregory.

Martha MacCallum children 

Martha and her husband, Daniel, are blessed with two sons and a daughter: Harry MacCallum Gregory, Edward Reed Gregory, and Elizabeth Bowes Gregory.

Elizabeth Bowes Gregory

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gregory is the eldest child of Martha and Daniel, who was born on December 14, 1995.

She followed in her mother’s footsteps, studied politics, and received her degree in 2018 from the same university as her father, Villanova University.

Likewise, she also volunteers for Fox News to get a firsthand experience and understand the political situation.

Edward Reed Gregory II

Martha McCallum’s son, Edward Reed Gregory II, is a sports enthusiast who played football for his high school team at Delbarton School.

After completing high school, Edward joined Notre Dame University, where he plays a walk-a-linebacker. 

Harry Gregory

Martha’s youngest son, Harry Gregory, is quite secretive about his life among his two siblings.

He does not have any online presence and only makes rare appearances on his mother’s social networking accounts. However, several sources claim that he studies at Saint Louis University.  

Martha MacCallum’s career 

Before she became a famous news anchor, Martha McCallum used to work with Dow Jones & Company as an associate in corporate relations. She also worked as a reporter for Corporate Finance Magazine.

MacCallum’s career finally took off when she started to work as a business news correspondent and an anchor for Wall Street Journal Television from 1991 to 1996. During her time in Wall Street Journal, MacCallum worked on Business USA, The Wall Street Journal Television, and World Market Outlook. 

After leaving Wall Street Journal in 1996, Martha joined WBIS-TV, a sports and business station in New York. She worked as an anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV.

MacCallum then joined NMC/CNBC, where she contributed to shows like Today Show, CNBC World, The News with Brian Williams, and BC affiliates as their reporter/ anchor. She later became co-host of CNBC’s show, Morning Call with MacCallum and Ted David. 

During that timeline, Martha also appeared on Checkpoint, a show that examined homeland security and the War on Terror. Soon after appearing in Checkpoint, Martha also created her series called ‘Inside the Business’ for Business Center, a former CNBC show. 

Martha resigned from CNBC and joined Fox News in 2004. The news anchor currently still works for the news channel. 

FOX News channel hosts
Martha MacCallum with Bret Baier at FOX News channel

Martha first hosted The Live Desk from 2006 to 2010 and then America’s Newsroom from 2010 to 2017 for Fox News. 

The story with Martha MacCallum

In 2017, she started hosting a show called the First 100 days, where she focused on the Trump administration’s first 100 days in the office. Through the show, Martha wanted her show to be a vehicle for holding Trump and his administration accountable for what they had promised to his voters during his election campaign against Hillary Clinton.

In April 2017, the first 100 days were rebranded and named The Story with Martha MacCallum due to its success and a huge fanbase. 

Apart from hosting several shows, Martha has also covered actual events like the presidential elections for four consecutive terms, the birth of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first baby from London, the funeral ceremony of Pope John Paul II, and Pope Francis’s visit to the USA.

Likewise, she has also interviewed political heavyweights like Barack Obama, Laura Bush, John McCain, General David Petraeus, and many other famous personalities throughout her career as a reporter and news anchor.

Unknown Valor: A Story of Family, Courage, and Sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima

Martha MacCallum collaborated with Ronald J.Drez to write a book called Unknown Valor: A Story of Family, Courage, and Sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima in 2020.

They wrote the book in honor of the 75th Anniversary of one of the most critical battles of World War II, where MacCallum’s uncle Harry Gray had lost his life. In the book, Martha paid tribute to the men who sacrificed their life at Iwo Jima to defeat the Armed Forces of Emperor Hirohito. 

Martha MacCallum Awards and recognition 

MacCallum is the two-time recipient of the Gracie Award for Women in Journalism. Likewise, she also received the American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting skill in 1997 and 2003.

net worth 

Martha MacCallum’s net worth in 2022 stands around USD 10 million. Her salary is estimated to be around $700 thousand per year. She mainly accumulated her net worth by reporting and anchoring in various news channels from 1991.

Social media

Being a national news anchor and TV personality, Martha MacCallum has a social media account on popular platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

Martha MacCallum Twitter

Martha’s Twitter account is under the username @marthamaccallum, where she has more than six thousand plus followers. MacCallum mainly tweets about her work and her political views on her Twitter account. 

Instagram

Likewise, MacCallum’s Instagram is under the username @marthamaccallum, with 229k followers. Martha also posts personal pictures of her family and friends on her Instagram account and her work-related post. 

Facebook

Her Facebook account is Martha MacCallum, where she has more than four thousand plus followers. However, Martha is not quite active on her Facebook. She posts mainly about her interviews and shows. 

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