81-year-old Martha Stewart appeared as the oldest cover model in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. The lifestyle businesswoman is the oldest swimsuit model SI magazine has featured, calling the feat “historic.”
“When I heard that I was going to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, I thought, ‘Oh, that’s pretty good, I’m going to be the oldest person I think ever on a cover of Sports Illustrated. And I don’t think about age very much, but I thought that this is kind of historic.” Stewart said.
In a tweet, Sports Illustrated called the cover “epic.”
Stewart’s career started as a model at age the age of 15, before she worked as a Wall Street stockbroker and later started a catering business, which morphed into a lifestyle media company.
Her first restaurant, “The Bedford by Martha Stewart”, located in Paris Las Vegas, was opened in August 2022: .
Stewart made her name a renowned brand name by founding the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, which covers her magazine and television shows, along with other media products. Through her media outlets, she reaches approximately 100 million fans per month.
Stewart currently hosts three programs on Roku: Martha Gardens, Martha Cooks and Martha Holidays. She also moderates The Martha Stewart Podcast, where she interviews various business leaders, along with friends, in their respective fields.
She also sells various home, kitchen, dining, fashion, and lifestyle products on her website, Martha.com, and also on her Amazon storefront.