Join us as we dig into the personalities of the most admired individuals in broadcasting. He is easily the most capable presenter in the UK. We are not talking about anyone other than the famous journalist Eamonn Holmes. This journalist is best known for hosting Sky News’ Sunrise and ITV ‘s This Morning
He received the TRIC award consecutively from 2008 to 2013 and also won the Legends of Industry Award in 2013 for his services in broadcasting and journalism. That’s not all, his credibility and versatility have earned him the honor of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). He currently hosts the show, How the Other Half Lives, a show he has been hosting since 2015.
Eamonn Holmes Biography,
This popular journalist was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1959 on December 3rd. Eamonn was named after another famous Irish man – Eamonn Andrews. He had his early education at Holy Family Primary School and studied journalism at Belfast College of Business Studies. He can also boast an honorary degree from Staffordshire University.
Eamonn began his career as a worker for a Dublin business magazine before joining Ulster Television in 1979. He began co-hosting GMTV in 1993 and hosted the show for twelve years. He parted ways with the show in 2005 and six months later began hosting Sky News’ Sunrise. In 2006 he started working on ITV’s This Morning.
Eamonn Holmes’ plot has had him starring in films like Robots, Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Movie , Bigmouth Executive & Forge.
His net worth
He has been involved with several charities including Dogs Trust, Variety GB and the Kidney Patients Association of Northern Ireland. Eamonn has also hosted radio shows like The Eamonn Holmes Show, Let’s Talk With Eamonn Holmes and The Weekday Drive Time Show. As a columnist for The People, his autobiography titled This Is My Life was released in May 2006. The book reveals some of what went on behind the scenes during his time at GMTV. In 2006, Holmes received an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.
Considering how much he has invested in his career, a talented and hardworking journalist like Eamonn Holmes should be able to boast a considerable fortune. He is said to have earned £2.8m in wages for hosting Sky News’ Sunrise and ITV’s This Morning, making him the highest paid TV star of 2011. He also earns money from to his radio concerts and other projects. His net worth stands at $5 million.
Family information – wife, children
Delving into his love life, Eamonn Holmes has yet to be a smooth ride. He was married to a woman named Gabrielle with whom he had a daughter and two sons, Rebecca, Declan and Niall. His union with Gabrielle ended in 2005. The reason was pressure to move to London to present GMTV in Belfast where they lived.
He met his longtime girlfriend and TV personality Ruth Langsford in 1997 through a mutual friend. In February 2002, the duo welcomed a son named Jack Alexander.
The two got engaged in 2009 and partied in 2010 at Elvetham Hall, near Hartley Whitney, Hampshire. Exclusive rights to the wedding ceremony, including the reception, have been sold to Bonjour Magazine. The event was highly publicized.
You need to know the family facts about Eamonn Holmes.
1. He works with his wife
Eamonn is one of those celebrities who have the opportunity to work with their spouse. He co-hosts ITV This Morning alongside his wife, Ruth Langsford, on Fridays as well as during school holidays. Likewise, they worked together on Do The Right Thing, Holmes, and Away, among others.
2. his house
Eamonn and Ruth Langsford are splitting £3.25million six-bedroom mansion in St. Georges Hill, Surrey. When it comes to party decorations, Eamonn favors novelty items, while Ruth favors a more traditional approach.
3. Her son is married
In August 2018, Eamonns eldest son Declan walked down the aisle with his fiancée, Jenny Gouk. The lovebirds exchanged their wedding vows at Leslie Castle, Ireland, in the presence of many friends and family.
4. Eamonn Holmes’ Siblings
Information about Eamonn’s parents (Leonard and Josephine Holmes) is still in obscurity, but he is said to have four brothers: Conor, Leonard, Colm and Brian.