There are a lot of people who work in the field of journalism, but among them, only a few names are successful in setting them apart from the rest of the crowd. Among this crowd, the one name that stands out is T.J Holmes.
To reach the pinnacle of success today, he has gone through a lot. It all began when he joined KSNF Channel 16; working as a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor. Then as his early steps in the career, he also joined other stations like KTHV and KNTV.
He got his important break as a CNN news anchor and correspondent in October 2006. While working there, he covered many breaking news events like the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Pope Benedict XIV’s visit to the United States, Saddam Hussein’s execution, terrorist attacks in Mumbai and other. It was while serving his time in CNN that he earned his national prominence as an anchor and correspondent. He spent five years at the network as an anchor for CNN Saturday and Sunday Morning.
Holmes left CNN in 2011.On his being out of the CNN, he signed a multi-platform talent deal with BET Networks, and the deal was a new show on BET called Don’t Sleep. But in March 2013, it was announced that he had left the network. From December 29, 2012, Holmes also began to appear on MSNBC as a substitute anchor.
On September 26, 2014, she joined the ABC News team on temporary basis substituting on the overnight news program World News Now(WNN). However, on December 23, 2014, he became the permanent co-host of WNN.He earns a handsome amount of salary. His accumulated net worth is $3million.
Holmes has been married more than once. He was married to Amy Ferson, but unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t last long as their divorce took place in 2007. After this event in his life, he again got tied in wedlock with Marilee Fiebig. This happened on March 1, 2010, in Memphis, Tennessee. And Marilee is an Atlanta-area attorney.
Then in November 2012, the couple made their announcement that they were having their first child in January 2013. Thus they welcomed their daughter Sabine to their family in January 2013.Today, he and his wife are not only parents to Sabine, but they also look after other children from Holmes’s previous marriages. They are daughter Brianna and son Jaiden. At present, he is living a happy conjugal life.
Her short bio reveals that he is the youngest of two children. He was born in West Memphis, Arkansas. His nickname “T. Jr.” was given to him by his family. He only began using this name when he started his professional television career. He passed out from West Memphis High School and later got enrolled at the University of Arkansas from where he received a degree in broadcast journalism.