Happy 80th birthday, Martha Stewart! See photos of her life and career through the years

Chef, author, businesswoman and former model Martha Stewart turns 80 on Aug. 3, 2021. To celebrate her big day, let's take a look at the TV personality's life and career. 

Stewart poses for Harper Bazaar March 2021 issue in a stunning power suit look.

Here she is in the stands of the 145th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog show on June 13, 2021. 

She attends the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LIV Party on Jan. 31, 2020. 

Stewart poses with her book “Martha Stewart's Cookie Perfection: 100+ Recipes to Take Your Sweet Treats to the Next Level” in 2019. She has written numerous best-selling books on cooking, gardening and weddings throughout her career.

Here, Stewart attends the “Downton Abbey” New York premiere with fellow chef Sandra Lee in 2019.

Honorees Stewart and Ryan Seacrest smile together at the 2019 Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards Gala in New York City. 

Stewart rocks a metallic jacket as she arrives at The Blonds x Moulin Rouge! The Musical during New York Fashion Week: The Shows in 2019.

She knows how to entertain guests and a baseball audience! Stewart throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in 2018.

The businesswoman and author signs copies of her gardening book, “Martha's Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering, and Enjoying,” in 2018.

A cooking AND comedy queen? Stewart attends the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis in 2018.

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart team up for a second season of “Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party” in 2017.

The unlikely yet unstoppable duo formed a great friendship on their show. 

Stewart opts for a classy look at the AOL Build Speaker Series in 2016.

Stewart and Drew Barrymore attend the Financo CEO Forum in 2016.

Stewart meets with fans and signs copies of her book “Martha Stewart Weddings: Ideas and Inspiration!” in Florida in 2016.

A natural beauty! Stewart attends the 2016 New York Restoration Project's Spring Picnic at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in New York City.

What a rock star! She's jamming out at her silent auction with a guitar signed by Justin Bieber during The Martha Stewart Center for Living 2015 Gala.

Stewart partners with Triscuit to unveil a limited edition Triscuit flavor at the Gramercy Park Hotel in 2015. 

Stewart dazzles in a gold sequin gown at the 101st Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in 2015.

Surprise! Stewart arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber in 2015.

At The Martha Stewart Center for Living 2015 Gala in New York City.

Say cheese! Stewart and model Karlie Kloss pose for a photo at the 2015 Time 100 Gala. Before becoming a TV icon, Stewart started a modeling career while studying at Barnard College.

The former model attends the Rag & Bone Fall/Winter Menswear Presentation in 2015.

Yummy! Stewart poses with a cute dish during the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival in 2015.

She's all smiles with Donald Trump at the New York Observer relaunch event in 2014.

Aww! She holds her granddaughter Jade at the 22nd annual Playground Partners Family Party in 2014.

Stewart is looking fun and fresh with actress Blake Lively at the 2014 American Made Summit.

A promo image for Stewart's 2013 lifestyle book, “Living The Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others,” which teaches readers how to live their healthiest lives. 

The book cover of “Living The Good Long Life.”

Stewart is pretty like a princess at Hub Network's Halloween Bash in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2013.

A closer look at her Halloween look.

She's rocking her shades at a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day 2013 at Yankee Stadium.

“Martha Stewart's Cooking School,” which includes five seasons, premiered on PBS in 2013. 

The cookbook author poses at the Dolce & Gabbana and The Cinema Society screening of “Madonna: The MDNA Tour” in 2013.

Rosie O'Donnell joined Stewart in 2013 on a Halloween-themed episode of the “Martha Stewart Show.”

She's paying close attention to the game at the 2013 U.S. Open.

Stewart attends Women In Whites: The 2013 James Beard Foundation Gala at The Four Seasons Restaurant. 

The TV personality speaks onstage at the “Martha Stewart's Cooking School” panel during Day 1 of the PBS portion of the 2012 Summer TCA Tour.

Stewart arrives at the 2012 New York City Ballet Fall Gala honoring fashion designer Valentino Garavani, who created costumes for three ballets.

The chef is joined by Ralph Rucci, Calvin Klein and Tory Burch at her American Made Program in 2012 in New York City.

She also demonstrates various tips during her American Made Program.

Stewart smiles with her three furry friends, G.K. the Chow Chow and Francesca and Sharkey, her French bulldogs, in Katonah, N.Y., in 2011.

It's a full house in the Stewart residence! She welcomes NBC “Today” anchors Natalie Morales, Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker to her home for a segment on the pre-Thanksgiving feast. They celebrated the release of “Martha's Entertaining.”

She and Claire Danes attend the New York Women In Film & Television 31st annual Muse Awards in 2011.

Stewart and Jill Biden greet expecting mothers at Operation Shower, a celebration for pregnant women whose husbands are service members, in 2011.

“Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts,” which was published in 2009, features 32 must-know crafts.

“Martha Stewart's Cupcakes: 175 Inspired Ideas for Everyone's Favorite Treat” was published the same year.

USA TODAY visited Stewart's New York prep kitchen in 2008.  

Hooray! Stewart is honored to cut the ribbon at the Macy's 34th annual Flower Show in 2008. 

Stewart learns a famous Tarzan yell from actress and comedienne Carol Burnett on the “Today” show in 2008. 

Stewart signs copies of her cookbook “Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook” in 2008. 

A Wii-themed cake? Stewart's all smiles on the August 2007 cover of Wired magazine.

She teams up with ESPN journalist Kenny Mayne to prepare the “Ultimate Nachos” to snack on during the Super Bowl in 2006.

Stewart graced the cover of the March 7, 2005, issue of Newsweek. 

Stewart appeared on NBC's “The Apprentice” in 2005.

Seeing double? Stewart watches a clip of herself at a press conference in the studio of her daytime show “Martha” in 2005. 

Stewart cooks with Aretha Franklin on “The Martha Stewart Show” in 1999. After Franklin died in 2018, Stewart took to Twitter to pay tribute to the iconic singer, whom she called “the one and only Queen of Soul.”

How cute! Stewart poses with her adorable Chow Chow in this 1999 photo.

Stewart cooks soba noodles with chef Kum Imanara in Japan in 1998.

Stewart sits down with Jane Robelot on “CBS This Morning” reporting from Cuba in 1998.

Stewart is all smiles in this photo promoting her 1995 Christmas special, “Martha Stewart's Home for the Holidays.” In one segment of the show, Miss Piggy appeared to help the chef make a gingerbread mansion.

The ultimate duo unites! Stewart and Julia Child appeared together on CBS' “Martha's Home for the Holidays” in 1995.

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