Mike Holmes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 May, 2019
Facts of Mike Holmes
Date of Birth: 1963 , August-3
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Mike Holmes
Birth Name Michael James Holmes
Father Jim Holme
Mother Shirley Holmes
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Halton Hills
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Show Host
Net Worth $ 25 million
Weight in KG 83 KG
Married Yes
Married to Alexandra Lorex
Divorce Alexandra Lorex
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Michael Holmes, a Canadian businessman/investor, is popular for his own renovative show Holmes Inspection. He is also a judge on HGTV’s show Handyman Superstar Challenge and All American Handyman with Scott McGillivray. Starting with Holmes on Homes and subsequent shows, he rescues Toronto, Ontario, area homeowners from renovations gone wrong. He won Gemini Awards: Viewers' Choice Award in 2004. He was awarded an Honorary Directorate of Technology on February 21, 2008, from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

He was married to Alexandra Lorex and has three children; Sherry Holmes, Amanda Holmes, and Mike Holmes Jr. He divorced Lorex when he was 30.

Early Life And Education Of Michael Holmes

Michael James Holmes was born on 3 August 1963 in Halton Hills, Canada to Jim Holmes and Shirley Holmes. His father, Jim was also a craftsman who inspired Mike to invoke his creativity. Both his parents are dead. He is of Canadian nationality.

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Mike began his work in construction at the age of 12 when he finished his uncles’ basement under his father’s supervision. He began working as a contractor at the age of 19.

He hired 13 employees under his supervision. In 2001, while working as a stagehand building sets for the HGTV show Just Ask Jon Eakes Holmes met Michael Quast, the director of studio programming for Alliance Atlantis at the time and then things started to turn up for him.

Michael Holmes' Career

Mike then started his show, Holmes on Homes which aired on HGTV Canada in 2003. He went on to star in Holmes in New Orleans. In 2009 a new series began named Holmes Inspection. In 2012 a remix TV series titled Best of Holmes on Homes featured previous clips.

Later, in the same year, a new series aired that was titled Homes Makes IT Right. He is a judge in Handyman Superstar Challenge.

Fox aired Holms new 2015 TV series Home free. Mike owns many companies. In 2009, he launched Mike Holmes inspection Company.

The Holmes Approved Homes program is also very effective. Currently, his company is developing the first Holmes Community in southwest Alberta which is a community comprising eco-friendly and sustainable houses.

Mike Holmes' Net Worth Salary, And Body Measurements

Mike Holmes' net worth is estimated to be $30 million at present. He has won several awards like Gemini Awards: Viewers' Choice Award Gemini Awards: Holmes in New Orleans: Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Series, and The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

He has also published books like Make It Right: Kitchens and Bathrooms, The Holmes Inspection: Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy Or Sell Your Home and much more.

He is also noted for being appointed as a Patron of The Royal Canadian Regiment in 2013. More information about Mike Holmes can be found on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Wikipedia.

Michael Holmes' Personal Life

Mike Holmes stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall. He is currently unmarried. He, previously married, Alexandra Lorex, at an early age. Holmes met Alexandra Lorex in his teens. Both teenagers decided that they should get married. So when Holmes was 19 years old, he got married to Lorex.

Mike and Alexandra have three lovely children; Sherry Holmes, Amanda Holmes, and Mike Holmes Jr. He divorced Lorex when he was 30.

Mike is currently in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Anna Zappia. They are living happily together in Canada. However, the couple has not announced their wedding plan.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Michael Holmes is 55 years old.
  • Birth sign:  Leo
  • Height: He has a tall height of  6 feet 1 inch (1.85m). 
  • Weight: His body weight is around 83kg. 

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