Who is Alexis Stewart?
For some, being a celebrity kid is a blessing, while for others, it’s a curse. Alexis Stewart revealed details of her life with her mother, famous housewife Martha Stewart, and many people concluded that she was not the lucky child Martha presented on her reality show series. Alexis admitted that life at home was difficult for her and that Martha was not the nurturing mother as publicly seen.
To learn more about Alexis, her life and her career, let’s tell the naked truth about this famous daughter.
Early life, parents and education
Born Alexis Gilbert Stewart under the zodiac sign Libra on September 27, 1965, she is 57 years old today (as of February 2023). Born in Manhattan, New York City, USA, she holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is of mixed Polish and Scottish descent.
She is the only child of Martha Stewart and her ex-husband Andrew Stewart, about whom little is known. He worked as a publisher, and Marta and he married in 1961 – they separated in 1987 and their divorce was finalized three years later. Some rumors said that the two got divorced because Martha cheated on him, but neither Martha nor Andrew confirmed these allegations.
Alexis lived with her mother, although their relationship was strained. When it comes to Alexis’s educational background, she attended Putney School in Vermont, and after her matriculation in 1983, she enrolled in Barnard College, graduating in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in English; her mother, Martha, is also a Barnard graduate.
Her television career and her first book
Prior to her TV show, Alexis co-hosted the radio show titled “Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer” with Jennifer Hutt. In 2008, they started hosting the show “Whatever, Martha”, in which they made fun of old episodes of “Martha Stewart Living”. Alexis and Jennifer tried to cook or make Martha’s projects to show the audience how difficult it is to complete them. Martha appeared in one episode during the show’s second season in 2009.
In September 2010, the duo debuted on the television channel Hallmark – on their show “Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer” they talked about topics that two women hear, read and think about, ranging from personal relationships to pop culture.
In 2011, their show titled “Whatever, You’re Wrong!” premiered, which aired for one season.
That same year Alexis published her book, “Whatever: Learning to Live Here,” in which she describes how she was influenced by her mother’s neuroses for perfection. She wrote that if she didn’t do something perfectly, she had to redo it, adding that she struggled to please her mother. Co-written with Jennifer Hutt, the book also features their darkest personal quirks and some advice on sex, relationships, body issues and more.
Wedding, baby father and children
Alexis was married to a lawyer, John Robert Cuti, who was also lead guitarist for the band The Inflatables. They married in 1997 and separated in 2003, but their divorce was not finalized until 2004, as John served as a trial attorney during the case of Martha, who was arrested and convicted of felony charges.
In 2010, Alexis announced that she would hired a gestational surrogate since she struggled to conceive. Her daughter Jude was born on March 8, 2011, and on March 9 of the following year, she welcomed her son Truman, who was also born through surrogacy.
The father (or fathers) of her children is/are unknown..
At one point, according to Alexis, she was spending more than $25,000 a month on in vitro fertilization (IVF), as well as more than $5,000 on medications. time in the world.
As of February 2023, has her ability estimated at over $1 million, and if you have wondered how rich her mother is, Martha Stewart has an estimated net worth of over $400 million.
More about her mother
Born Martha Helen Kostyra under the zodiac sign of Leo on August 3, 1941 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, she is now 81 years old. She was raised by her parents along with her five siblings, Eric, Frank, George, Laura and Kathryn, in Nutley, New Jersey, where the family moved when Martha was 10 years old.
At the age of 15, Martha started working as a model and as a babysitter. She attended a local high school and, after graduating from matriculation in 1959, enrolled at Barnard College to study chemistry, but switched to art, history, and architectural history. She supplemented her scholarship by doing modeling and even worked for popular fashion brands like Chanel.
While in college, she met her future husband Andrew, and they got married, and a year later, Martha graduated with a double major in architectural history and history.
Martha began her career as a stockbroker in 1967, and she and Andrew moved to Westport, Connecticut. In the early 1970s she started a catering business – her first cookbook “Entertaining” was released in 1982, although written by Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Hawes.
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In the following year, Martha published “Martha Stewart’s Quick Cook,” followed by her books, “Martha Stewart’s Pies & Tarts,” “Weddings,” and “Martha Stewart’s Christmas,” among many others.
In 1990, her new magazine “Martha Stewart Living” came out, and three years later she started her weekly half-hour TV show based on her magazine, and founded her company called Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on December 27, 2001, Martha avoided a loss of more than $45,000 by selling her shares of ImClone Systems, after receiving non-public information from her broker, Peter Bracanovic.
After a highly publicized trial, Martha was sentenced to five months in prison at a federal corrections facility; she was released from prison in March 2005. Later that year, she returned to daytime television with two shows, entitled “The Martha Stewart Show” and “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart”, both of which received poor ratings.
Talking about her personal life, after she divorced her husband, she had a relationship with the great actor Anthony Hopkins, but this love story ended after she saw his movie “The Silence of the Lambs”. Martha said she associated Anthony with his character in the movie (Hannibal Lecter). She was in an on and off relationship with billionaire Charles Simonyi for over 15 years, but this love story ended in 2008. She is apparently single as of 2023.
Currently, Martha hosts “The Martha Stewart Podcast”, which premiered June 22, 2022.