Frank Kostyra: Where Is Martha Stewart’s Brother Now?

Frank Kostyra

Who Is Frank Kostyra?

Frank Kostyra is the brother of Martha Stewart. Frank’s sister works as a retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality. She is a successful and influential figure. The television films Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003) and Martha Behind Bars (2005), have been made out on her life story.

Frank Kostyra: Bio Summary

Name Frank Kostyra
Gender Male
Famous as brother of Martha Stewart
Birthplace New Jersey
Nationality American
Spouse N/A
Parents Edward Kostyra and Martha Ruszkowski Kostyra
Siblings Martha Stewart, George Christiansen, Kathryn Evans, Eric Scott, and Laura Plimpton

Frank Kostyra’s date of birth and age is not available. He was born and raised in New Jersey. He is one of six children born to Polish American parents. His parents are Edward Kostyra (1912–1979) and Martha (née Ruszkowski; 1914–2007). Both his parents were teachers.

Kostyra’s father later worked as a pharmaceutical salesman. His siblings are Martha Stewart, George Christiansen, Kathryn Evans, Eric Scott, and Laura Plimpton. There was a time that the family moved to Nutley, New Jersey. Frank grew up away from the spotlight.

Kostyra’s childhood experiences have not been made public. His educational background and qualifications are also unknown. His details are very few on the internet. His sources of income are not known to the public.

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Frank Kostyra is known for ‘My Life with Martha Stewart, the Making of Martha’, a book about his famous sister Martha Stewart and their family. It is unknown if Frank is a married man or not. There is no information about his children.

Frank Kostyra And His Sister’s Relationship

Frank Kostyra and his sister Martha Stewart do not have an amazing brother-and-sister relationship. They had a falling out and have not spoken for years. He once said: “First of all, let me set the record straight, it’s not my fault we haven’t spoken. I’ve emailed her, I’ve sent Christmas cards and notes and things over the years. In fact, I emailed her two months ago, no response, so”.

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“Martha and I have always had a lot of sibling rivalry – I remember us lying on the floor biting and scratching as kids, trying to get each other to say, ‘Uncle,’ but she would never give in”, Frank Kostyra said per sources. Frank also made a statement regarding his relationship with his sister.

In an exclusive interview with THE FACTOR, he was asked what happened before he had not spoken with his sister for five years. He said: ‘It was just a disagreement and I have to honor that. It’s something that came between us. And that’s just families do that every now and then.’

Also Read: Andrew Stewart: Truth About Martha Stewart’s Ex-husband

Where Is Frank Kostyra Now?

Kostyra lives in Fairhope, Ala. He reportedly lives in the Alabama community of Fairhope near Mobile. He prefers life away from the limelight and seems content with his private way of living. He hasn’t been involved in any controversies or public drama. We haven’t heard that he is facing any health-related problems so he is believed to be healthy.

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