Martha Stewart, the 81-year-old lifestyle businesswoman, has made history by becoming one of the cover models for the 2023 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. This achievement marks her as the oldest swimsuit model ever featured in the magazine. Revealing her cover shot on the “Today” show, Stewart expressed her fondness for the picture.
For the photo shoot, Stewart traveled to the Dominican Republic and showcased a stunning collection of ten different looks. Reflecting on the opportunity to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, she shared her initial reaction, stating that she realized she would be the oldest person ever featured in such a prominent position. Stewart emphasized that although she doesn’t dwell on age, she considers this milestone to be quite significant.
Sports Illustrated took to Twitter to describe the cover as “epic,” reaffirming their promise of an extraordinary year. Martha Stewart’s diverse career began at the age of 15 as a model. She subsequently transitioned into working as a Wall Street stockbroker before venturing into the catering business. Over time, her enterprise grew into a thriving lifestyle media company.
In recent years, Stewart’s modeling endeavors, including her social media selfies, have garnered widespread praise. Notably, she gained acclaim for sharing an image of herself in a pool in 2020.