Eamonn Holmes Biography
Eamonn Holmes is a prominent Northern Irish broadcaster and journalist. He served for twelve years between 1993 and 2005 as the co-presenter of GMTV.
Later, Holmes presented Sky News Sunrise for eleven years between 2005 and 2016. He co-hosted This Morning with his wife Ruth Holmes on Fridays from 2006 until August 2021. The duo co-hosted the show only during the school holidays.
In January 2022, Eamon became part of GB News. Holmes presents its breakfast program alongside Isabel Webster. Also, He has been presenting How the Other Half Lives since 2015 and It’s Not Me, It’s You in 2016 for Channel 5. Apart from being a show host, Holmes is an advocate of numerous charities and causes including Variety GB, Dogs Trust, and the Northern Ireland Kidney Patients’ Association.
Eamonn Holmes Age
Eamonn Holmes was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 3, 1959. He is 62 years old.
Eamonn Holmes Height
Holmes stands at an average height of 6 ft 0 inch ( Approx 1.83 m).
Eamonn Holmes Education
He was educated at Holy Family Primary School and later attended St Malachy’s College, Belfast. In 2006, Holmes was awarded an honorary degree by Queen’s University Belfast. Also, he received an honorary degree from Staffordshire University.
Eamonn Holmes Family
Eamonn was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to his mother Josephine Holmes and Leonard Holmes. He is a supporter of Manchester United. Holmes opened the eulogies at the funeral of Northern Irish footballer George Best in December 2005. In April 2015, He became a celebrity ambassador for the children’s charity, Variety GB.
He grew up along with his four handsome brothers namely Colm, Brian, Leornard, and Conor. On November 27, 202, Eamonn shared a photo on his Instagram account showing him enjoying a pint with his two brothers Leonard and Brian. The three brothers were sheltering from the freezing weather to enjoy a drink together. e
Eamonn Holmes Wife
He was married to his first pretty wife called Gabrielle Holmes. The couple was hitched in 1985 and has three children namely Declan, Rebecca, and Niall. The duo separated in 1994, due to Eamonn’s father’s death and journalism career taking a toll on their marriage. Their marriage ended after being together for two decades in 2007.
On June 26, 2010, He married his second wife, Ruth Langsford. The wedding was held at Elvetham Hall, near Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. The couple sold exclusive rights to report on the wedding ceremony and the reception to Hello! magazine. In July 2010, the deal that saw the publication feature the event over two issues.
Eamonn Holmes Salary
Eamonn earns an annual salary of $88,799 per year. This is according to This Morning News anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Eamonn Holmes Net Worth
Holmes has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Eamonn Holmes Career
Between December 2005 and March 2007, Eamonn presented SUDO-Q, a BBC quiz show. In 2006, He started presenting an ITV daytime program called This Morning on Friday mornings. Holmes held this role until 2021. Eamonn ended his contractual obligations with This Morning in December 2021.
Currently, the duo no longer presented the show during school or bank holidays. In 2006, He hosted the US game show The Rich List. Holmes co-presented the ITV series The Feelgood Factor with Myleene Klass in 2009. He as well presented eight episodes of Songs of Praise from 2009 to 2014. In 2010, Eamonn guest presented an episode of Have I Got News for You.
In early 2022, He suffered from shingles two weeks before his eldest son Declan’s wedding. Speaking to The Guardian, Holmes said that sleep deprivation was difficult. However, it wasn’t the stress from the early morning broadcasts that triggered his shingles, it was related to HMRC.
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