Michael Holmes is a Canadian TV personality businessman, financier, and philanthropist. Mike Holmes is recognized for his successor TV series entitled Holmes Inspection. He is also famous for being a judge on Handyman Superstar Challenge and its American complement named All American Handyman along with Scott McGillivray.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Mike Holmes was born on August 3, 1963. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is currently 58 years old. Similarly, he holds the nationality of Canada with the birth sign Leo.
Holmes’s father is JimHolmes and his mother is Shirley Holmes. Holmes was from a blue-collar working-class family, he grew up at home where there was only three-bedroom which made him upset for not having his own space. Additionally, he decided to take space and renovate his closet into a bedroom. Since the age of six, his father has been educating him a construction work whereas his mother taught him and his sibling sex education from a very young age.
He build his renovation company when he was 21. He runs different companies as a full-time contractor. Likewise, the same year he started his first contracting company with 13 personnel.
Mike Holmes – Net Worth 2o23
Regarding his net worth, he has gained a lot of fame and built a successful career with which has currently an estimated net worth is $35 million. undoubtedly. he has gathered a good income from his career as a Television show host, businessman, financier, and Canadian home improvement contractor.
Career and Professional Life
Mike Holmes made very huge progress in his career life. In 2001 he started his career on television by working Holmes on Homes and appeared on HGTV Canada. Holmes contacted producers of the popular show named Just Ask, Jon Eakes, on HGTV with the new idea of home improvement shows while Holmes on Homes was just initially conceived and continued for the fourth season. During the fourth season, he gained a hundred emails from people seeking help.
Moreover, The show Holmes on Home appeared on different channels such as BBC Canada HGTV. Canada, as well as Casa for the French version. Similarly, it also appeared in the US on HGTV and DIY Network in New Zealand on The Living Channel in the United Kingdom on Discovery shed, in Australia on Lifestyle Home, in Germany on DMax, and in South Africa on the Home Channel.
Similarly, she inaugurates various new series relating to Holmes with Home. In 2009 Holmes inaugurated a new series named Holmes Inspection which portrays Home Inspections gone wrong. Likewise, in 2013 she began a new series named Holmes to make it Right, which focuses on bad home inspections or bad contractors’ work with the motto of Holmes “Make It Right” and opened a Make It Right Production. Furthermore, Holmes has appeared as a judge on Handyman’s superstar challenge.
Awards and Nominations
Hardworking and dedicated Mike Holmes has won several awards. In 2004 he won the Gemini Awards: Viewers’ Choice Award. Similarly, in 2008 he was awarded by the British Columbia Institute of Technology an honorary Doctorate of Technology. Likewise, he got Gemini Awards: Holmes in New Orleans: Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Series in 2009. In addition, he received Queen Elizabeth II, Diamond Jubilee Medal, on June 18, 2012, and was appointed as a Patron of The Royal Canadian Regiment in 2013.
Talking about his love life, Mike married at a very young age. He is happily married to Alexandra Lorex in 1983 when he was just 19 years old. The couple is blessed with three kids, Sherry Holmes and Amanda Holmes (daughters) and son Mike Holmes Jr. However, it didn’t last long, and get divorced when the entire country (Canada) was hit terribly by the recession. But now, he is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Anna Zappia.
Mike holmes stand height of 6 feet 1 inch tall having a weight of around 83kg. Similarly, about his physical appearance, he is tall in height and has short blonde hair with a pair of Green/Hazel eyes.
Mike Holmes – Social Media
He is active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. His ‘@make_it_right’ Instagram account has earned 111 k followers. Similarly, he has gathered over 253.4 k followers on Twitter. However, he has a verified Facebook account.