Eamonn Holmes

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 3, 1959
Nationality Northern Irish, British
Profession Television Personality
Working for Sky News and This Morning
Ethnicity White, English
Marital Status Married
Spouse Ruth Langsford (Wife), Gabrielle Holmes(Ex-Wife)
Married on 2010
Children(s) Jack Holmes, Niall Holmes, Rebecca Holmes, Declan Holmes
Net Worth(s) $10 million
Name on Birth Eamonn Holmes
Divorce One Time
Height 1.82 m
Weight 76 kg (approx.)
Religion Christian
Twitter @EamonnHolmes
Age 63 Years

Eamonn Holmes is one of the most recognized faces and voices in British broadcasting scenario.


Eamonn Holmes was born on December 3, 1959 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

School College

Holmes was educated at Holy Family Primary School in Belfast and St Malachy's College, a Roman Catholic grammar school for boys, on the Antrim Road in Belfast. He then studied journalism at the Belfast College of Business Studies.

Brother, Sister

Eamonn is one of five boys. He has an older brother called Leonard, and three younger brothers called Brian, Colm and Conor.

Children Kids

Holmes lives in a six-bedroom mansion in Weybridge, Surrey with his wife and their son Jack.

Holmes has three children – Declan (b. 1989), Rebecca (b. 1991) and Niall (b. 1993) – from his first marriage.

Girlfriend, dating and affair

He dated his wife Ruth Langsford for a long time before marrying her.

Career Life and Jobs

Holmes began his broadcasting career as a farming reporter at Ulster Television, and at 21 he became the youngest anchor in regional television, when he hosted Good Evening Ulster.

Eamonn Holmes left Ulster TV to work at the BBC in Manchester.

In 1986 Holmes was involved in the launch of daytime television on BBC1 working on the phone-in program Open Air.

Holmes went on to present a range of TV and radio programs including Holiday, GMTV's Breakfast show, Songs of Praise, National Lottery Jet Set, Sudo-Q, Hard Spell, as well as Sky News's Sunrise program.

One of his longest stints was as co-presenter on GMTV. Again, he was involved in the launch in January 1993. On GMTV he and Fiona Phillips had a long-running presenting partnership, but over 12 years after his first broadcast for GMTV, Eamonn Holmes stepped-down.

Eamonn Holmes has also been a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio Five Live.

In 2006, Eamonn Holmes published an autobiography, “This is My Life”.

Initially a farming reporter, before moving on the sport and news, he became the youngest ever anchorman in the ITV regions hosting Ulster TV's hour-long evening show Good Evening Ulster, at the age of just 21.

He is often in demand for his sports knowledge, hosting Champions League Football for digital viewers, and The Sports Show for Carlton TV.

Britain's longest serving breakfast host presenting from 1993-2005 on GMTV and from 2005 on Sky News Sunrise. He is currently seen frequently presenting on This Morning.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Eamonn Holmes married his long term partner Ruth Langsford at Elvetham Hall in Hampshire on 26 June 2010.

Shirtless and pictures

His pictures are widely found in the internet and are viewed by many people.

Height, weight and age

He stands tall at the height of 182 centimeters and has a dashing personality. He has a nice height-weight composition in his body.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He has two nationalities- Northern Irish and British. He is of white ethnicity. He follows Christianity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Eamonn Holmes is a British television personality and nightclub promoter who has a net worth of $10 million.

Award and Achievement

In March 2010 Eamonn Holmes was named the Satellite/Digital TV Personality of the year at the TRIC awards.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

In his column in The People, Eamonn Holmes compared himself to Shilpa Shetty:

"She drinks 10 glasses of hot water, never eats after 8pm, always has eight hours sleep and works out at home and in the gym.

"Me? I pack in 15-hour working days eating on the run. There's a moral in there somewhere."

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