Martha MacCallum is no doubt among the journalists and broadcasters who have made Fox News Channel a reputable news network. She keeps the viewers glued to the screens with her narrative and programs. The broadcaster had worked with many media outfits like Wall Street Journal Television, WPXN-TV, NBC/CNBC before she got hired to mine her trade with Fox News.
In many years as a journalist, the beautiful Buffalo native has been privileged to interview the rich and the famous as well as former President Barrack Obama, Senators Chris Christie and John McCain, General David Petraeus, Laura Bush, to mention but a few. This article brings to the fore the bio, salary, net worth, husband and family of this press woman.
Martha Maccallum’s life before fame
Martha Bowes MacCallum was born on January 31st, 1964 in Buffalo, New York, in the United States of America and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She attended Ramapo High School located at Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Upon her graduation, Martha enrolled at St. Lawrence University where she bagged a bachelor degree in Political Science. Martha Maccallum would proceed to do another program at the Circle in the Square Theatre School after which she landed her first job.
Martha Maccallum upon graduation started working as an associate in a corporate relations firm at Dow Jones & Company, publishing, and financial information firm based in New York City. Armed with the little experience in a corporate firm, Martha joined Wall Street Journal Television in 1991 where she served as a business news correspondent and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA.
Having recorded massive success in her assigned duties for five years, Martha Maccallum, in 1996, left the television station for WPXN-TV, a New York-based television station known for business and sports news where she served as an anchor and reporter.
Her next stop was at NBC/CNBC where she worked meritoriously as an anchor and a reporter and made wonderful contributions in shows like CNBC World, Today Show, The News with Brian Williams, NBC affiliate news programs, as well as the CNBC World. She would later co-anchor CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David while she made an appearance on Checkpoint, an evening program that checkmated the activities homeland security and the War on Terror. She created a series known as Inside the Business for Business Centre.
Martha Maccallum officially joined Fox News Channel in 2004, the same year she covered the US presidential election and the subsequent ones of 2008, 2012, and 2016. Maccallum co-anchored the coverage of Pope Francis visit to the US as well as the funeral of Pope John Paul II. She currently hosts The Story with Martha MacCallum at Fox. She has twice received Gracie Award for Women in Journalism and Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve award.
Salary and Net Worth
There is no doubt that Martha Maccallum is a very versatile journalist who has made quite some fortune mining her trade, therefore, it is not surprising that her net worth has been estimated to be $8 million with her annual salary pegged at $700,000.
Martha Maccallum’s Husband and Family
Martha is the daughter of Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. (father) and Elizabeth B (mother) who saw to her upbringing. This is much available about the family of the media personality. There is no information available about her sibling (s) if at all she has any.
The 5 feet 4 inches journalist has been enjoying a blissful marriage for about 27 years. She got married to her husband, Daniel John Gregory on the 22nd day of August 1992. The details of how they met are not in the public domain. They have three adult children who are doing well in their respective field – a daughter named Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, and two sons named Edward Reed Gregory and Harry MacCallum Gregory.
Martha MacCallum was rumored to have started dating a colleague in Fox News named Bill Hammer which speculations of her divorce from her husband sometime in 2016, but all have been swept under the carpet and the couple is living happily since then.
She is very active in social media, she commands over 118k followers in her Instagram, and thousands of followers and friends in her Twitter and Facebook where she posts updates about her work and personal activities.