In a groundbreaking move, the iconic lifestyle businesswoman, Martha Stewart, has graced the cover of the highly acclaimed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue at the age of 81. Yes, you heard it right—81 and fabulous! This momentous occasion has made her the oldest swimsuit model ever to be featured on the cover of this renowned magazine.
During her appearance on the “Today” show, Stewart couldn’t contain her excitement as she unveiled the stunning cover shot. Shot in the picturesque Dominican Republic, Martha dazzles in a total of ten stunning looks, each one capturing her timeless beauty and radiance. When asked about her thoughts on this historic milestone, Stewart humbly expressed her delight, saying, “I like that picture… I don’t think about age very much, but I thought that this is kind of historic.”
Thrilled to be on cover of the @SI_Swimsuit issue! I hope this cover inspires you to challenge yourself to try new things. Pick up on newsstands May 18th! #SISwimsuit #SISwim23 @ruvenafanador pic.twitter.com/DsRgLr6crK
— Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart) May 15, 2023
Sports Illustrated took to Twitter to share their enthusiasm for this groundbreaking cover, calling it “epic.” And epic it truly is! This year, Sports Illustrated promised us something extraordinary, and they definitely delivered with Martha Stewart gracing the cover.
Martha’s journey to becoming a cover model at 81 is as remarkable as it is inspiring. Her career began at a young age when she ventured into the world of modeling at just 15. From there, she went on to work as a Wall Street stockbroker before building a catering business that eventually blossomed into a thriving lifestyle media company. Over the years, Martha has continued to captivate audiences with her undeniable charm and passion for all things stylish and beautiful.
81-year-old Martha Stewart becomes the oldest model in history to cover Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 📸 pic.twitter.com/iSqbsv9VKh
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) May 15, 2023