Eamonn Holmes

Birth Day December 3rd, 1959
Birth Place Belfast, Northern Ireland
Age 64 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

About Eamonn Holmes

Irish broadcaster and former journalist is named for Eamonn Holmes. He is famous for co-presenting 'GMTV' for 12 years (1993-2005) before presenting 'Sky News Sunrise' for eleven years (2005-2016). Similarly, he has also presented "How the Other Half Lives" (2015-present) and "It's Not Me, It's You" (2016) for Channel 5. From 2006 until January 2021, he co-hosted "This Morning" with his wife Ruth Langsford on Fridays, and since 2021, during the school holidays only. 

Irish broadcaster and former journalist, Eamonn Holmes

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Eamonn Holmes initially worked for a Dublin-based business magazine and then he joined Ulster Television in 1979 from where he began his presenting, hosting, and reporting career. With Ulster Television, he won a Hometown Radio Award. He even worked as a presenter on the daytime Open Air program which was broadcast nationally on BBC1. What's more, Holmes has presented the BBC National Lottery game show "Jet Set" between 2001 and 2007. He hosted the US game show "The Rich List" in 2006. As of February 2020, he lost a First Tier Tribunal (FTT) appeal regarding his status as a freelancer under IR35 rules, with the judge determining his contract with ITV's This Morning program amounted to employment. He was a judge on the CBBC Blue Peter talent search for a new presenter, "Blue Peter – You Decide" in 2013. He has also appeared on celebrity editions of game shows including Fifteen to One, Call My Bluff, All Star Mr & Mrs, Tipping Point: Lucky Stars, Catchphrase, and The Chase. He presented the weekday drivetime show on talkRADIO from January 2018 until February 2020. His autobiography was released in May 2006 called "This is MY Life".

Early Life and Family

Eamonn Holmes took birth in Belfast, Northern Ireland which makes him the nationality of Irish. He was born on 3rd December 1959. Eamonn celebrated his 61st birthday with his parents. His Zodiac sign falls under Sagittarius. He came from Irish-White background and he belongs to English descent. By religion, he follows Roman Catholicism. 

Eamonn is the son of his father, Leonard Holmes, and mother, Josephine Holmes. About his siblings; he has four named Conor Holmes, Colm Holmes, Brain Holes, and Leonard Holmes Jr. 

Eamonn Holmes Parents

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Eamonn Holmes's education began at Holy Family Primary School and then he further study at St Malachy's College in Belfast. He studied journalism field at the Dublin College of Business Studies. 

Eamonn Holmes Married Life

Eamonn was married two times in his lifetime. His marital status is married as of today. His first wife's name is Gabrielle Holmes with whom he married in 1985. Later, due to some misunderstanding, they separated in 1994 and divorced in 2005. After that, he began having affairs with Ruth Langsford. Langsford gave birth to their son, Jack Alexander Holmes in the year 2002. On 26th June 2010, he married his second wife, Langsford at Elvetham Hall in Hampshire. The duo sold exclusive rights to report on the wedding ceremony and the reception to Hello! magazine in a deal that saw the publication feature the event over two issues, in July 2010. Holmes's sexual orientation is straight. The couples live in a six-bedroom mansion in St. Georges Hill, Surrey.

Eamonn Holmes with his wife, Ruth and their kids

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Eamonn Holmes is the father of three kids. He produced three children named Declan, Rebecca, and Niall with her first spouse, Gabrielle. He announced live this morning stating that he would become a grandad as his son, Declan's wife, Jennie is pregnant and will have a baby due in July 2021. 

Holmes and Langsford are the patrons of Dogs Trust. The couple also adopted a dog named Maggie in 2011. They supported the Dementia Friends campaign, which is an Alzheimer's Society initiative in the year 2014. As of March 2020, the couple became patrons of The Amy May Trust. 

Eamonn Homles Salary

Eamonn Homles is a successful broadcaster as well as a  former journalist who has made a huge amount of money throughout his career. AS of 2021, the net worth of Eamonn is estimated to have £3 million as per sources whereas his wife, Ruth Langsford's net worth is $5 Million. His £2.8 million salaries for hosting Sky News' Sunrise and ITV's This Morning saw him as the highest-paid TV star of 2011. Back in 2020, the net worth of Eamonn is believed to have £4.1million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is living a luxurious lifestyle as of today.  

Body Measurements - Height and Weight

The 61 aged, Eamonn Holmes stands tall at the perfect height of 5 ft 11.5 in. His eye color is hazel and his hair color is salt and pepper. Eamonn lost three stones in five years. After leaving This Morning, he plans to spend more time getting fit with his wife Ruth Langsford. After pledging to do a juice diet to shed weight in 2015, Eamonn lost 10lbs (weight loss). He also fasts for 12 hours a day, takes his dog Maggie for daily walks to keep his step count up, and even does pilates once a week.


  • 2005 - "Robots"
  • 2014 - "Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie"
  • 2019 - "Wonder Park"

Television Shows / Series

  • 1986-1989 - "Open Air"
  • 1993–2005 - "GMTV"
  • 2001–2007 - "Jet Set"
  • 2004 - "Would You Pass The 11+"
  • 2005–2007 - "SUDO-Q"
  • 2005 - "Ant & Dec's Gameshow Marathon" and "The Sunday Night Project"
  • 2005–2016 - "Sunrise"
  • 2006 - "The Rich List"
  • 2006 - "This Morning"
  • 2009 - "The Feelgood Factor"
  • 2009–2014 - "Songs of Praise"
  • 2010 - "Have I Got News for You"
  • 2013 - "Blue Peter – You Decide"
  • 2014 - "Gift Wrapped"
  • 2014–2018 - "Big Brother's Bit on the Side"
  • 2015 - "Eamonn & Ruth: How The Other Half Lives"
  • 2016 - "It's Not Me, It's You"
  • 2017–2018 - "Good Morning Britain"
  • 2017 - "Eamonn & Ruth's 7 Year Itch"
  • 2018 - "Love Island: The Reunion"
  • 2019 - "Celebrity Gogglebox"

Radio Shows

  • 2003–2009 - "The Eamonn Holmes Show"
  • 2005 - "Sunday Afternoons"
  • 2008 - "The Michael Parkinson Show"
  • 2016 - "Let's Talk with Eamonn Holmes"
  • 2018-2020 - "Drivetime with Eamonn Holmes"

In 2016, Holmes presented his own radio show on talkRADIO

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Awards and Achievements

  • TRIC Awards for Satellite/Digital TV Personality and News Presenter/Reporter in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Legends of Industry Award for Services to Broadcasting and Journalism in 2013
  • TRIC Awards for New Presenter in 2018

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