TJ Holmes is an American journalist and television personality.
He is currently a news anchor for ABC News, where he co-hosts the morning news program GMA3: What You Need to Know.
Holmes has also worked as a news anchor and correspondent for CNN and BET Networks.
He was born in West Memphis, Arkansas, and is the younger of two children. He attended the University of Arkansas, where he earned a degree in broadcast journalism.
After graduating from college, Holmes began his television career as a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor at KSNF Channel 16 in Joplin, Missouri.
Additionally, Holmes is a member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and the National Association of Black Journalists.
He is also on the Chancellor’s Board of Advisors at the University of Arkansas and the Board of Visitors at Emory University in Atlanta.
Holmes received the Young Alumni Award from the Arkansas Alumni Association at the University of Arkansas in 2007. In 2011, he was named to The Root 100 List of Most Influential Black Americans.
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1977|
|Birthplace||West Memphis, Arkansas|
|Education||University of Arkansas, University of Missouri|
|Career||CNN, BET, MSNBC, ABC News|
|Awards||Young Alumni Award from the Arkansas Alumni Association, The Root 100 List of Most Influential Black Americans|
How old is TJ Holmes?
TJ Holmes was born on August 19, 1977. He is currently 45 years old.
How tall is TJ Holmes?
He is 6 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs 86 Kgs. He has a muscular build and is known for his athleticism.
TJ Holmes career
Holmes began his career in television in 2000 as a general assignment reporter for CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas.
He was later promoted to weekend anchor.
In 2004, he moved to NBC affiliate KNTV in San Francisco, California, where he served as the anchor of the 5 PM evening news.
In 2006, Holmes joined CNN as a correspondent and co-anchor of Saturday & Sunday Morning.
He remained with CNN until 2011, when he signed a multi-platform talent deal with BET Networks. As part of the deal, he hosted the newsmagazine series Don’t Sleep.
The show was canceled in 2013, and Holmes left BET.
In December 2012, Holmes became a substitute weekend anchor on MSNBC. He also appeared on CNN as a fill-in correspondent and anchor in 2013.
In September 2014, Holmes joined ABC News as a correspondent and anchor.
He was a co-anchor of World News Now and America This Morning, and he also contributed to Good Morning America.
In September 2020, Holmes was named co-anchor of GMA3: What You Need to Know.
He left ABC News in January 2023 after it was revealed that he had an extramarital affair with ABC host Amy Robach.
Holmes has won numerous awards for his journalism, including the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Emmy Award, and the Associated Press Award.
He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
How much is TJ Holmes’ net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Holmes has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
He has earned his net worth through his career as a journalist and television personality.
He has worked for CNN, BET, MSNBC, and ABC News, and has also hosted several shows, including Don’t Sleep and GMA3.
TJ Holmes wife
Holmes was married to Marilee Fiebig from 2010 to 2022. They have one child together, a daughter named Sabine.
Holmes has two other children from a previous marriage.
Fiebig is an immigration lawyer who is admitted to practice in the state of Georgia and the state of New York.
She graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School. Fiebig is also the Chief Diversity Office for the nonprofit organization Save the Children, where she’s worked since June 2021.
Holmes and Fiebig divorced in 2022 after 12 years of marriage. The divorce was reportedly amicable.
In the wake of the divorce, Fiebig has spoken out about her experience, saying that she is disappointed by Holmes’ lack of discretion.
She has also said that she is focused on the well-being of her daughter. Holmes has not publicly commented on the divorce.
TJ Holmes and Amy Robach
Holmes and Amy Robach are two American television journalists who were co-hosts of the ABC News morning show GMA3: What You Need to Know from 2019 to 2022.
In November 2022, it was revealed that they had been having an affair, which led to their both being removed from the show.
The affair between Holmes and Robach began in the summer of 2022, around the same time that they both separated from their respective spouses.
Their relationship was kept secret for several months, but it was eventually revealed by the Daily Mail in November 2022.
In the wake of the revelation, ABC News removed Holmes and Robach from GMA3. The network said that it was disappointed in their behavior and that it does not condone workplace relationships.
Holmes and Robach have both apologized for their affair. Holmes said that he was deeply sorry for the pain that he had caused his wife and children, and Robach said that she was ashamed of her actions.
It is unclear what the future holds for Holmes and Robach.
TJ Holmes children
Holmes has three children;
- Brianna Holmes – born 2000
- Jaiden Holmes – born 2002
- Sabine Holmes – born 2013
Brianna and Jaiden are from his first marriage to Amy Ferson, which ended in divorce in 2007. Sabine is from his second marriage to Marilee Fiebig, which ended in divorce in 2023.
Holmes has said that he is a “hands-on” father and that his children are his “biggest priority.” He has also said that he is grateful for his children and that they have made him a better person.
In an interview with Essence magazine, Holmes said, “Fatherhood is glorious. It’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me. My kids are my everything.”
Holmes has also spoken about the importance of being a role model for his children.
In an interview with People magazine, he said, “I want to be a good role model for my kids. I want them to see that it’s possible to have a successful career and still be a good father.”