T. J. Holmes Biography and Wiki
Loutelious “T. J.” Holmes, Jr is an American journalist and national television personality who currently works as an ABC News Correspondent for Good Morning America in New York City, NY since September 2014. He spent five years at the network anchoring CNN Saturday & Sunday Morning. He is also on the Chancellor’s Board of Advisors at the University of Arkansas and the Board of Visitors at Emory University in Atlanta. Holmes received the Young Alumni Award from the Arkansas Alumni Association at the University of Arkansas in 2007.
He co-anchors GMA3 and also reports for “Good Morning America” and across ABC News platforms. He is also a member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and the National Association of Black Journalists.
T. J. Holmes Age and Birthday
He was born on August 19th, 1977 in West Memphis, Arkansas, United States of America. He is 43 years as of 2021. His birth sign is Leo.
T. J. Holmes Height
Holmes stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches(1.72m) tall.
T. J. Holmes Education
Holmes attended the University of Arkansas where he graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism. He started his television career at KSNF Channel 16 in Joplin, Missouri. At KSNF, he worked as a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor.
Holmes later returned to Arkansas in 2000 to join CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock as a general assignment reporter. He worked his way up and was promoted to weekend anchor. The American journalist moved on to KNTV, the NBC O&O station in the San Francisco Bay Area, to become the anchor of the 5 p.m. evening news in 2003.
T. J. Holmes Career
In October 2006, Holmes joined CNN as a news anchor and correspondent. He co-anchored CNN Saturday & Sunday Morning with Betty Nguyen until March 2010 when Nguyen left for CBS. Holmes then anchored the newscast solo. He contributed to CNN’s 2010 coverage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and 2008 coverage of the presidential primary campaigns, both of which garnered Peabody Awards.
Holmes’ last day on CNN was Christmas Day 2011. Holmes and BET announced he had signed a multi-platform deal with BET Networks, on December 11. In MSNBC, Holmes has appeared on MSNBC on several occasions as a substitute anchor. He has appeared on Weekends with Alex Witt and NewsNation with Tamron Hall.
T. J. Holmes Family
Holmes was born in West Memphis, Arkansas to his parents. He is the youngest of two children. His family gave him the nickname “T. Jr.” He only began using the name “T. J.” when he started his professional television career. Further information about his parents is still in the wind however research is currently ongoing and will be updated soon.
T. J. Holmes Wife
Holmes is currently married to Marilee Fiebig, who is an Atlanta-area attorney. The couple got married on March 1, 2010, in Memphis, Tennessee.
T. J. Holmes Ex-Wife
Previously Holmes was married to Amy Ferson. However, the two divorced in 2007 having been blessed with two children.
T. J. Holmes Children
Holmes has three children, including daughter Brianna and son Jaiden. He and his wife announced they are expecting a child by the name of Sabine, who was born in January 2013.
T. J. Holmes Salary
Holmes’s salary ranges between $102,796 – $110,938. This is according to ABC News anchor/reporter annual salary payscale. Currently, we do not have the exact salary of Holmes but we’ll update you once it is available.
T. J. Holmes Net Worth
Holmes has an estimated net worth of $3 million. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist.
T. J. Holmes ABC News
Holmes entered the ABC News Team on a freelance/part-time basis, replacing on the overnight news program World News Now (WNN) and America on September 26th, 2014. He became WNN’s new co-host on December 23, 2014.