Martha Stewart (born August 3, 1941) is a television and magazine personality, and is known for her home-making, etiquette, and arts and crafts projects. She was convicted of lying to investigators in the ImClone scandal and spent five months in prison.
Stewart has built a business empire centered around the domestic arts, and has established a strong reputation for taste and style in these domains with her consumer base. Her business success and media visibility have elevated her to iconic status within these markets.
Stewart currently hosts Martha, and recently starred in The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. Most of her professional attention, since her release from prison, has been focused on reviving the fortunes of her business, which suffered due to her litigation and incarceration.