Eamonn Holmes is a Northern Irish TV journalist and news broadcaster, who is best known for presenting GMTV, Sky News Sunrise, How The Other Half Lives, and This Morning alongside his
TV Presenter Eamonn Holmes Married Life, Children, Divorce
The New Broadcaster Eamonn Holmes was firstly married to Gabrielle Holmes in 1985. During their marriage, the former were blessed by three kids: Declan Holmes, Rebecca Holmes, and Niall Holmes. Unfortunately, Eamonn and Gabrielle split up in 1995. Holmes mentioned that he was separated from his first spouse because he could not give her more time.
Two years later, Sunday Afternoon host fell in love with Ruth Langsford in 1997. However, the two maintained their relationship secretly for years in respect of Gabrielle and their kids. In 2002, Langsford bore their son named Jack Alexander Holmes. After ten years they started living separately, Eamonn and Gabrielle finally divorced in 2005.
'This Morning' co-hosts Holmes and Langsfords shared the wedding vows on June 26, 2010, nearby Hartley Wintney, Hampshire. Besides, the pair sold exclusive rights to report to Hello on the wedding ceremony and the reception! In a contract that saw the launch, the journal covered the case on two covers, in July 2010. Currently, the lovebirds are living happily together with their four kids. Also, there is no sign; the duo will get a divorce.
How Much Does Eamonn Holmes Worth?
The 60-year-old Irish presenter has an estimated net worth of 4.1 million pounds (over $5 million) as of 2020. As a matter of fact, he made a fortune presenting several shows on TV.
On the other hand, holmes' sweetheart, Ruth, has the same net worth as him. Hence, the lovey-dovey duo holds the combined net worth of $10 million. Which quite makes them quite wealthy. Together, the pair in the Surrey countryside has a £3.25 million house, which will add to Eammon's wealth.
TV Presenting Career
The father of four landed in the filed media before 40 years. At the time, he was hired by Ulster Television, the ITV franchise based on Northern Ireland. Later, he moved into the news in 1982 and became an anchor of the show, Good Evening Ulster, winning a Hometown Radio Award for his work with the station. Eamonn went on to work at BBC on the Open Air daytime program broadcast on BBC One in 1986.
After seven years, He worked on GMTV in 1993 and for 12 years was one of the main hosts, before joining Sky News to present the Sunrise program. Many knew the star for this role and hosted the show until September 2016, when he revealed that he was leaving.
In addition to his work on the television, Eamonn has appeared on the radio hosting shows for Radio 5 Live, Radio 2, Magic FM, and Talk radio. In 2017 he was officially receiving £274,000 from his radio work.
Furthermore, Eammon has co-hosted the ITV daytime series, This Morning, since 2006, which he presents each Friday and during holidays with his partner, Ruth Langsford. Besides, Eammon and Ruth have worked on a number of programs, including the 2014 ITV quiz show, Gift Wrapped, and the series Channel 5, How the Other Half Lives.
Awards & Achievements
The award-winning news broadcaster was named as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours. Believe it or not, he was awarded by Queen Elizabeth II on June 1, 2018.
- He consistently won four TRIC Awards for Digital TV Personality from 2008 to 2011.
- Holmes again received TRIC Award for the news reporter in 2013.
- In 2013, he was titled as the Legends of Industry for his services to Broadcasting and Journalism.
- In 2018, the father of four won TRIC Award for the news presenter.