T.J. Holmes Biography
T.J. Holmes is an ABC News correspondent and a news presenter. He co-anchors GMA3 and contributes to “Good Morning America” and other ABC News platforms.
T.J. Holmes Age
T.J. was born in West Memphis, Arkansas, on August 19, 1977, and is 43 years old.
T.J. Holmes Nationality
T.J. is a United States citizen.
T.J. Holmes Height
T.J stands 1.72 meters tall.
T.J. Holmes Ethnicity
His roots are African-American. He belongs to the Atlanta 100 Black Men and the National Association of Black Journalists. He was included in The Root 100 List of the Most Influential Black Americans in 2011.
T.J. Holmes Education
Holmes earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arkansas. He is currently a member of the university’s Chancellor’s Board of Advisors.
T.J. Holmes Parents
T.J. hasn’t disclosed his parents’ identities, but he has said that they were both teachers. His mother is a former elementary school teacher, and his father was the principal of his high school.
T.J. Holmes Wife
Since March 1, 2010, Holmes has been married to Marilee Fiebig in Memphis, Tennessee. She is an Atlanta-based immigration specialist who also serves as Wilhelmina International Inc.’s vice president of operations and general counsel.
She was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is of African descent. She immigrated to the United States with her family when she was five years old.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in French and political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Vanderbilt University. T.J. was married to Amy Ferson before divorcing her in 2007.
T.J. Holmes Children
Holmes is the father of three daughters, two from his first marriage, a daughter Brianna and a son Jaiden, and a daughter Sabine Holmes from his second marriage to Marilee Fiebig.
T.J. Holmes Salary
Holmes receives an annual average salary of $58,432 a year. This is based on the salary of CNN News anchors and reporters.
T.J. Holmes Net worth
From his career as a CNN correspondent, Holmes has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021.
T.J. Holmes CNN
From 2006 to 2011, T.J. worked with CNN as a news anchor and interviewer, co-hosting CNN Saturday & Sunday Morning.
During his time at the station, he covered major news items such as Saddam Hussein’s execution in 2006, the militant attacks in Mumbai, India in 2008, and the bombings at Glasgow Airport in 2007.
He has covered the destructive tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in New Orleans, and the horrific shootings at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.
He had some of the first reports from survivors of US Airways Flight 1549, which crashed into the Hudson River in New York in January 2009, and he covered the first presidential debate between Senators John McCain and Barack Obama from the University of Mississippi campus.
T.J. Holmes Career
Holmes co-anchors ABC News’ “GMA3: What You Need to Do” and hosts “GMA’s” “Tell T.J.” segment, which highlights viewers who go above and beyond in their communities.
He also contributes to ABC News’ “Good Morning America” and other outlets. He began working for ABC News as a freelancer in 2014, filling in on the overnight news shows World News Now (WNN) and America This Morning, as well as filing stories for Good Morning America when breaking news occurred overnight.
On December 23, 2014, he was promoted to permanent co-host of WNN. He started his career at KSNF as a producer, assignment writer, and weekend anchor before moving on to KTHV, a CBS affiliate, as a general assignment reporter, and eventually weekend anchor.
He became an evening news anchor for KNTV, an NBC O&O station in the San Francisco Bay Area, in 2003. During his time there, he covered the 2004 Summer Olympics, the first since the September 11th attacks.
He also covered the landmark recall election of California Governor Gray Davis, which resulted in Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s election, as well as Scott Peterson’s double-murder trial, which was extensively covered.
He started hosting BET’s Don’t Sleep in October 2012, which set an inspiring precedent for thought-provoking projects for African-American desires and won him an NAACP Image Award nomination shortly after its debut.
Holmes hosted a respected panel of thought leaders and correspondents from different backgrounds and offered smart, biting social commentary on significant issues. In March 2013, he quit the network.
From 2013 to 2014, he worked as a contributing anchor for MSNBC. He appeared on Weekends with Alex Witt and Tamron Hall’s News Country.
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