Loutelious Holmes, Jr., also known as T. J. Holmes, is an American journalist and news anchor born in 1977 on August 19, in West Memphis, Arkansas, United States. He is currently 45 years old.
Holmes is currently married to an Atlanta lawyer named Marilee Fibig. They married in the year 2010 on March 1 in Memphis, Tennessee. In their marriage, they have their daughter Sabine. In his first marriage to Amy Ferson, Holmes had two children named Brianna and Jaiden. Altogether, he had three children.
Holmes attended West Memphis High School for his education. He decided to take broadcast journalism as his course after graduating high school at the University of Arkansans.
Who is T.J. Holmes?
Holmes is a famous national television personality and a journalist in the United States. He has a zodiac sign of Leo, and he is a five feet seven inches tall man.
The pseudonym “T. Jr.” was bestowed upon him by his family, and he didn’t start going by “T. J.” until he began his professional television career.
He became well-known while working as a CNN news correspondent and anchor.
The afternoon program “GMA3: What You Need to Know” from ABC News, co-hosted by T.J. Holmes, brings viewers the latest headlines, information, and human interest stories daily. Holmes also contributes to several ABC News platforms and “Good Morning America.”
Holmes’s career in television began at Joplin, Missouri’s KSNF Channel 16. At KSNF, he worked for less than a year as a weekend anchor, a producer, and an assignment reporter
Then, he returned to Arkansas in 2000 to work as a reporter on general assignments for CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock. He then elevated to weekend anchor within one year.
After that, Holmes began working in October 2006 as a news anchor and correspondent for CNN. Until March 2010, he co-anchored every Saturday and Sunday on CNN.
After leaving CNN, Holmes signed a deal with BET networks in 2011. Eventually, he started working for MSNBC as a fill-in anchor for Weekends with Alex Witt and Tamron Hall’s News Nation.
He then started working as a co-anchor on GMA3: What You Needed To Know in September 2020.
Net Worth, Salary
T.J. Holmes’ net worth is $5 million due to his work as a journalist and well-known television personality; his current salary is undetermined.
T.J. Holmes has stated that both of his parents were teachers, though he has not given their names. While his father served as the principal of his high school, his mother is a former elementary school teacher.
The youngest of the two children that Holmes’ parents had together is Holmes.
Holmes is true of Afro-American descent and ethnicity. He was born and reared by a middle-class family of African descent in Memphis, Arkansas, in the United States. As a person born in the United States, Holmes is considered a citizen of the United States.
Holmes belongs to the National Association of Black Journalists and the 100 Black Men of Atlanta. In 2011, Root magazine ranked him among the top 100 Black Americans with the most influence.
An insider recently disclosed that T.J. and “Don’t Sleep” possibly were prematurely cancelled because the former CNN anchor refused to consent to Stephen Hill’s approaches.
BET’s questionable business practices have made them irrelevant for years. T.J. Holmes, reportedly heterosexual, refused to participate in Stephen Hill’s sexual favours for show games.
Stephen is a secretly gay man, which is fine, but he stirs up a lot of resentment among coworkers, especially the hetero-male personnel and celebrities. They decided not to give it a shot.