Martha Quinn

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Martha Quinn Wiki Biography

Martha Quinn was born on 11 May 1959, in Albany, New York USA, to retirement counselor Nina Pattison, and attorney David Quinn. She is a television and radio personality, and an actress, but probably best known as working for MTV as one of the first video jockeys.

So just how rich is Martha Quinn now? Sources state that Quinn has established a net worth of over $750,000, as of early 2017, acquired through her involvement in the entertainment industry which began in the early 1980s.

Quinn attended Ossining High School in New York, and upon matriculating in 1977, she enrolled in New York University, graduating in 1981. While attending university, Quinn performed in various television commercials, such as for McDonald’s, Country Time Lemonade, Clearasil and Campbell’s Soup. She also worked at the college station WNYU, and later became an intern at New York’s major radio station, WNBC Music Radio, where she learned about a new venture of former WNBC’s program director Bob Pittman – a cable channel called MTV. After being encouraged to audition for a role at the new network as a VJ, she went for it and became an MTV VJ, the position she would hold for a decade, becoming one of the iconic five original MTV VJs, along with Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter and JJ Jackson. Her popularity and net worth were certainly boosted.

Being one of the original faces and voices of MTV, Quinn was able to host the nation’s first music television, and gain great experience and knowledge about the most popular music and artists of the time. She hosted programs such as “MTV Prime with Martha Quinn”, “Martha’s Greatest Hits” and “Rockline”, establishing a large fan base and accumulating a significant net worth. Quinn’s ten-year tenure on MTV was noted by Rolling Stone magazine, whose readers voted her “MTV’s Best-Ever VJ”. Also, Allure Magazine referred to the ‘80s decade as “the Martha Quinn years”. Quinn’s popularity reached such a level that musicians Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper recorded a song called “Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin”.

After her career on MTV came to an end in 1991, she went on to make a number of television appearances. Then in 1994 she hosted the television show “Star Search”, and served as a bi-weekly correspondent on “The Early Show” in 1999. Around this time, she was also a featured spokesperson for Neutrogena. All added to her wealth.

Quinn has also been involved in the TV film, and film industry. Back in the ’80s, she made a cameo appearance in an episode of the short-lived television sitcom “E/R”, and appeared in the films “Dangerous Curves”, “Tapeheads” and “Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!”. The year 1990 saw her making an appearance in the short-lived sitcom “The Bradys”, a continuation of the popular “Brady Bunch”, after which she appeared in the 1992 film “Bad Channels”. Quinn’s acting career additionally improved her popularity and her net worth.

In 2005 she became a host at Sirius Satellite Radio network, hosting a weekly show for the Big ’80s channel titled “Martha Quinn Presents”. Then in 2007, she lent her name, face and voice to the PC trivia game called “The ’80s Game with Martha Quinn”. Aside from “Martha Quinn Presents”, Quinn also hosts the morning show on iHeartMedia’s KOSF station in San Francisco.

When it comes to her private life, Quinn has been married to musician Jordan Tarlow since 1992. The couple has two children together, and they reside in Malibu, California.

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Martha Quinn Quick Info

Full NameMartha Quinn
Net Worth$750,000
Date Of BirthMay 11, 1959
Place Of BirthAlbany, New York, United States
Height5 ft (1.54 m)
ProfessionVideo jockeys (VJ)on MTV, Radio personality, TV Personality
EducationOssining High School, New York University (NYU)
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJordan Tarlow (m. 1993)
ChildrenAnnabelle Tarlow
ParentsNina Pattison, David Quinn
SiblingsDavid P. Quinn, Justin Quinn, Christopher Quinn
NicknamesMartha C. Quinn , Martha Conrad Tarlow , Martha Conrad Quinn
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/MarthaQuinnPresents
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/marthaquinn
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm0703925
AwardsCableACE Awards – Music Host (1985)
MoviesTapeheads (1988), Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989), Dangerous Curves (1988), E/R (1984), Brady Bunch: The Bradys (1990), Bad Channels (1992), Full House
TV ShowsMartha’s Greatest Hits, MTV Prime with Martha Quinn, The MTV Basement Tapes (1983), MTV Music Television (1981), Rockline, Knebworth 1990, Martha Quinn Presents, World Wrestling Federation WWE Slammy Awards, Star Search (1994), The Early Show (1999), Morning show for KOSF, San Francisco

Martha Quinn Quotes

  • Before I was a mom I used to think that parents who worried about their kids watching MTV were just clueless. Now that I’m a mom, I see what the fuss was all about! I don’t want (my kids) exposed to drug use, violence or inappropriate sexual behavior. Am I Tipper Gore or what?

Martha Quinn Important Facts

  • Subject of the song “Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin” by Mojo Nixon.
  • Married, living in Los Angeles, and pregnant with her second child. [July 2001]
  • Co-hostess, with Huey Lewis, of an infomercial for Freddy De Mann’s “Music Video Revolution” DVD collection. [2009]
  • Performing on The Bradys (1990) was literally a dream come true for her. When she was in elementary school, she told her friends that one day, she would marry Bobby Brady. On the show, she played Tracy, Bobby’s wife!
  • Stepmother is famed “Newsweek” columnist and noted economist, Jane Bryant Quinn.
  • Hosted the radio show “Martha Quinn’s Rewind.”
  • Graduated from Ossining High School in 1977 and NYU in 1981.
  • Full name (since marriage to Jordan Tarlow in 1993): Martha Conrad Tarlow.
  • Daughter Annabelle born 1997.
  • One of the original MTV video jockeys, along with Mark J. Goodman, Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood and J.J. Jackson.

Martha Quinn Filmography

TitleYearStatusCharacterRole
Wicked City2015TV SeriesAnchorActress
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesWoman in CommercialActress
Full House1992-1993TV SeriesAlisonActress
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out1992TV MovieHostActress
Bad Channels1992VideoLisa CummingsActress
Motorama1991Bank TellerActress
Problem Child 21991EmilyActress
MTV Prime with Martha Quinn1990TV SeriesActress
The Bradys1990TV SeriesTracy BradyActress
Sprite: Audition1990Video shortActress
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown1989Mae ClutterActress
Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!1989Music Video HostessActress
Dangerous Curves1988Tympani CharlesActress
Dead Heat1988NewscasterActress
Tapeheads1988RVTV-VJ (as Martha C. Quinn)Actress
Fame1987TV SeriesLinda HaydenActress
An Affair of the Heart2012Documentary thanksThanks
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself – Original MTV VJ / Herself – Fmr MTV VJSelf
IHeart80s Party2016TV MovieHerself – HostSelf
Man in the Camo Jacket2016DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Quiet Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back2014DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself – GuestSelf
Rachael Ray2013TV SeriesHerselfSelf
The View2013TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Today2013TV SeriesHerself – GuestSelf
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated2013TV SeriesHerselfSelf
The Showbiz Show with David Spade2005TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHerselfSelf
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHerselfSelf
Behind the Music2000TV Series documentaryHerselfSelf
The Early Show1999TV SeriesHerself – Correspondent (1999-2000)Self
MTV Uncensored1999TV Movie documentaryHerselfSelf
I Was an MTV VJ1998TV Movie documentaryHerselfSelf
HBO First Look1996TV Series documentaryHerself – HostSelf
Full House1992TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Parker Lewis Can’t Lose1992TV SeriesHerselfSelf
The Howard Stern Show1992TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Blossom1991TV SeriesHerselfSelf
MTV, Give Me Back My Life: A Harvard Lampoon Parody1991TV MovieHerselfSelf
Rockline on MTV1991TV SeriesHostSelf
The 12th Annual CableACE Awards1991TV SpecialHerself – WinnerSelf
MTV Video Music Awards 19901990TV SpecialHerselfSelf
CBS This Morning1990TV SeriesHerselfSelf
An Evening at the Improv1988TV SeriesHerself – HostSelf
America’s Top 101988TV SeriesHerself – HostSelf
The Rich Hall Show1987TV MovieHerselfSelf
MTV Video Music Awards 19861986TV SpecialHerself – HostSelf
The Slammy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself – Backstage InterviewerSelf
E/R1984TV SeriesHerselfSelf
MTV 1st Annual Video Music Awards1984TV SpecialHerselfSelf
Liner Notes1984TV SeriesHerself – HostSelf
The 5th Annual Cable Ace Awards1983TV SpecialHerself – PresenterSelf
Star Search1983TV SeriesCo-Host (1994-1995)Self
The MTV Basement Tapes1983TV SeriesHerself – HostSelf
MTV Music Television1981TV SeriesHerself – Video Jockey (1981-1984)Self
The Compleat Al1985VideoHerself (uncredited)Archive Footage

Martha Quinn Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieCategory
1985ACECableACE AwardsMusic HostThe MTV Basement Tapes (1983)Won
1985ACECableACE AwardsMusic HostThe MTV Basement Tapes (1983)Nominated