T.J. Holmes is an American columnist and TV personality, most notably as the previous host and reporter for CNN. He now works for ABC News as the co-host of World News Now (WNN). He served as the Saturday and Sunday morning news anchor for CNN for five years.
T. J. Holmes Wiki
Loutelious “T. J.” Holmes, Jr., born on August 19th, 1977, is a well-known journalist and television personality in America. He first became recognized anchoring CNN Saturday & Sunday Morning for five years.
At the end of 2011, he left CNN after signing a multi-platform talent agreement with BET Networks. The partnership included a new program on BET titled Don’t Sleep. In 2013, Holmes and BET parted ways after the show was canceled.
In 2012, Holmes began working as a substitute weekend anchor on MSNBC. He also occasionally appeared on CNN as a correspondent and fill-in anchor during this time period. In September 2014, he joined ABC News full-time as a correspondent and anchor.
|Name||T. J. Holmes|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Date of Birth||August 19, 1977|
|Birth Place||West Memphis, Arkansas|
T. J. Holmes Wife & Marriage
In his personal life, the journalist has been married twice. His first wife was Amy Ferson. There is no information regarding their dating history at this time. Their wedding date has not yet been revealed. They have a daughter named Brianna Holmes and a son named Jaiden Holmes. However, the couple separated in the year 2007.
Although his profession frequently takes him away from home, he has three children: daughter Brianna and son Jaiden. On March 1, 2010, Holmes married Atlanta-based attorney Marilee Fiebig in Memphis, Tennessee. In November 2012, the pair revealed they were expecting their first kid in January 2013. Their daughter Sabine was born in January 2013.
Amy Ferson (Ex-Wife)
|Height (approximate)||5’ 10”|
|Weight (approximate)||158 lbs|
Career & Education
KSNF Channel 16 in Joplin, Missouri was where Holmes began his television career. He traveled from the University of Arkansas campus to deliver his CV and reel personally. He was hired on the spot. As a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor at KSNF, Holmes spent less than a year there.
In 2000, Holmes decided to move back to Arkansas where he was born in order to join CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock as a general assignment reporter. However, within merely a year he had already been promoted weekend anchor.Later on, in 2003, he moved again – this time KNTV which is the NBC O&O station located in the San Francisco Bay Area so that he could become the 5 p.m evening news anchor.
He traveled to Athens, Greece while at KNTV to cover the 2004 Olympics- the first Summer Games held post September 11th attacks. At KNTV he also covered numerous other stories which garnered national attention, including historic recall election of California Gov. The election of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the double murder trial of Scott Peterson were both resulted by Gray Davis.
On September 26th, 2014, T.J Holmes joined ABC News as a freelancer on a temporary basis. He would be substituting for the overnight news program World News Now and America This Morning, and filing reports for Good Morning America when news broke unexpectedly overnight– which is what happened on his first day of work.
The next day it was made public by the GMA Weekend hosts that he had landed the job permanently. Similarly to other WNN anchors, Holmes occasionally filled in on GMA as needed. In December 2014, he became the permanent co-anchor of World News Now. On September 21st, 2020, Holmes became the co-anchor for GMA3: What You Need To Know.
T. J. Holmes Net Worth
There is a lot of speculation regarding T.J. Holmes’ net worth, which has been estimated at $3 million. His profession as a journalist is his primary source of income. Although the exact amount he receives from frequent contracts with large corporations is unknown, he earns a decent yearly wage from them.
ABC News reporter and anchor Holmes’ salary is between $100K. This is according to the annual compensation scale of ABC News anchor/reporter. However, these amounts might differ widely depending on the employee’s seniority. We do not presently have an accurate pay for Holmes, but we’ll keep an eye out for it and update when it becomes available.
Trivia & Facts
He is an American television personality and journalist.
He previously worked as a correspondent for CNN.
He has also appeared on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America.
He currently hosts the show Don’t Sleep! on BET.
He is best known for his work as a correspondent on CNN’s “The Situation Room” and as the host of “TJ Holmes Reports.”
Holmes was born in Arkansas and raised in Michigan. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in broadcast journalism.
He began his career as a reporter and anchor for KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri. He later worked as a national correspondent for MSNBC.
In 2006, he joined CNN as a correspondent, where he reported on major news stories such as the death of Whitney Houston and the Boston Marathon bombings.