Eamonn Holmes is a journalist and television presenter from Ireland. He is considered one of the “best live broadcasters” in the country. He is also a published author, having written works such as This is My Life and The Manchester United Book of Lists.
|Real name||Eamonn Holmes|
|date of birth||December 3, 1959|
|Age||63 years old|
|Birth place||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches|
|Eye color||Dark brown|
|Netto value||5 million dollars|
Age and Early Life of Eamonn Holmes
Eamonn Holmes was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 3, 1959. He is of English descent. Leonard is his father’s name and Josephine is his mother’s name. He has four brothers, whose names are Conor, Colm, Leonard and Brian. Holmes attended Holy Family Primary School and graduated in Journalism from the Dublin College of Business Studies.
Eamonn Holmes Height and Weight
Eamonn Holmes is 6 feet tall and at a healthy weight. He most likely has brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Eamonn Holmes Net Worth
How Much Is Eamonn Holmes Net Worth? Eamonn was the highest paid TV performer in 2011 after receiving £2.8m for presenting Sky News Sunrise and ITV’s This Morning. Meanwhile, according to certain reports, he is expected to have a net worth of $5 million in August 2023.
Eamonn Holmes previously worked for a Dublin-based business magazine before moving to radio. In 1979 he became presenter and reporter for the Farming Ulster show on Ulster Television. After that, he helps cover athletic events across the province. In 1982, he moved into news and current affairs reporting, hosting the main show Good Evening Ulster on Ulster Television. Eamonn was the third choice to host the show.
He presented a variety of Ulster Television programs including the Miss Northern Ireland Gala Pageant, alongside news and current affairs. He won the Hometown Radio Award with Ulster Television. Professional Life Homes also hosted ITV’s coverage of Phil Taylor v Raymond van Barneveld at Wembley Conference Centre. On January 1, 1993, he started hosting the program on GMTV. Eamonn hosted the BBC’s National Lottery game show Jet Set from 2001 to 2007.
This journalist left GMTV in 2005 to broadcast the new-look ‘Sunrise’ show on Sky News. He moved to ITV in March 2014 and was replaced by Isabel Webster. In September 2016, Eamonn announced his retirement from the show after eleven years. Previously, he hosted the BBC quiz SUDO-Q, the American game show The Rich List and co-hosted The Feelgood Factor. In 2010, he appeared on Lily Savage’s Blankety Blank as a guest host on Have I Got News For You. The broadcaster was also a regular on Big Brother’s Bit on the Side. Eamonn also contributes a column to The People newspaper. This is my life, his autobiography, was published in May 2006.
Eamonn Holmes Wife and Marriage
Who is Eamonn Holmes’ wife? Eamonn Holmes has a wife. On 26 June 2010, he married Ruth Langsford, a television presenter, at Elvetham Hall in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. Hello! magazine obtained exclusive rights to cover Holmes and Ruth’s wedding ceremony and reception. They first started dating in 1997. The couple have a child named Jack Alexander, who was born in 2002. Eamonn was previously married to Gabrielle in 1985. Declan, Rebecca and Niall are the couple’s three children. Eamonn and Gabrielle filed for divorce in 2005.