Quick Facts of Michael James Holmes
- Full NameMichael James Holmes
- Net Worth$30 million
- Date of Birth1963 /08 /03
- NicknameBig Mike
- Marital StatusIn a relationship
- BirthplaceHalton Hills, Ontario, Canada
- ProfessionBusinessman, Builder, Author, Philanthropist
- Eye colourHazel Blue
- Hair colourBlonde
- SpouseAnna Zappia
- Height6 feet 1 inches
- Weight83 KG
- EducationEast York Collegiate Institute
- Children3 children
Mike Holmes most famously known as Big Mike is a businessman and marked himself in the field of Construction and building. People started following him more when he appeared on the TV Show, Holmes on Homes.
His popularity can also be judged when he received the tag of the second most trusted person in Canada in 2010. With his construction business and TV Show, Holmes earned a great fortune for himself and his family. There is speculation about whether he is married or not. To know more about his net worth and his married life, scroll below.
Who Is Mike Holmes? His Bio And Wiki
Michael James Holmes was born on 3th August 1963, in Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada. His nationality is Canadian and belongs to North American ethnicity. Mike was raised by his father Jim Holmes and his mother Shirley Holmes with his brother and sister.
Holmes completed his education from East York Collegiate Institute and began his path on construction at the age of 19. Mike is 55 years as of 2019 and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m). He was born under the sun sign of Leo. He started his construction at a very young age when his father introduced him to the craft.
Know About Mike Holmes Career
Mike Holmes learned to craft from his father at the age of 6 and went on to start a company at the age of 19 with 13 employees. Holmes also has a TV Show on HGTV where he rescues Homeowner in Ontario and Toronto.
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Holmes is also a Philanthropist, as he recovers houses damaged in Natural disasters. Apart from Holmes on Homes, he hosts shows including Holmes on Inspection, Holmes makes it Right, Best of Holmes on Homes. Furthermore, Mike is the judge in Handyman superstar challenge and the American version All American Handyman with Scott McGillivray.
Besides, his business in construction and his TV Shows, he is also an author. Holmes published two successful books named the national bestseller Home Renovation with Canada’s Most Trusted Contractor and Holmes Inspection: Everything you need to know Before you Buy or Sell Your Home.
In his career, Holmes won awards such as Gemini Awards: Viewers Choice Award in 2004 and Honorary Doctorate of Technology from British Columbia Institute of Technology on 21st February 2008. Mike Holmes is the spokesperson for Skills/Competences Canada and for WorldSkills Calgary 2009. He received The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on 18th June 2012.
Is Mike Holmes Dating Someone? Know about his Relationships
Holmes appeared on TV in 2003 with his family. In that show, he came with his three children Sherry Holmes, Amanda Holmes, and Mike Holmes Jr. His children appeared on the show with him and worked as well.
Mike’s children are from his first wife Alexandra Lorex who he married at an early age of 19 in 1982. Mike business got hit in the 1990s recession and he lost his properties on that. Therefore, he started to put more pressure on his marriage and at that time he lost his parents as well. It just made things worse for the couple and they split when he was in his thirties.
Currently, he is not married but he is dating Anna Zappia since 2000. They are still together but not married. The couple does not have kids together.
Mike Holmes’ Happy Family And his Children
Mike has a happy family. Holmes married his teenage love, Lisa Grant. However, the precise date and place of their wedding is still concealed. Holmes and his spouse have three children, a son, and two daughters from their marital relationship.
His son Holmes Jr. is a builder and started working in his dad’s company at the age of 13. Likewise his daughter Sherry, however, wasn’t a big fan of construction at the beginning. She wanted to help people and when it came to helping victims of Hurricane Katrina by building homes Sherry jumped in the business.
In June 2017, Sherry got married to Blake Steed and is living happily. Mike’s other daughter Amanda is interested in fitness and she is also married.
What Is Mike Holmes’ Net Worth?
Mike Holmes’ net worth is $30 million as of 2019. He started working at a very young age and owned construction business before he was 20 years old. Mike made this Multi-Million dollar empire through his business ventures.
Not just Mike is a builder and businessman, he is involved in many Philanthropist works as well. He helps victims of natural disaster by rebuilding their homes. Holmes made contributions to SOS Children’s Villages too.
Mike started The Holmes Foundation in 2006 as he has a heart of Gold. Currently, he lives with his family in Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada. Besides his business, Holmes further adds an extra amount of money from his television career.