Michael Holmes Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Michael Holmes is an Australian News Anchor/Reporter, Host, & Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined CNN in April 1996.

Michael Holmes Profile, Wiki, Bio

Michael Holmes is an Australian News Anchor/Reporter, Host, and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the station in April 1996.

Michael Holmes Career

Holmes serves at CNN as a news anchor and correspondent. He anchors on CNN Newsroom from Friday through Monday from 12 AM to 3.30 AM. Joining CNN, he was the first Australian anchor for the network. He has done extensive reports from almost all states around the globe. From the Mexico-Guatemala border, he covered the Central American migrant crisis. Also, he covered the deaths of a man and his young daughter due to drowning after trying to cross into the U.S. in El Salvador. The man and his daughter’s bodies were found together on the banks of the Rio Grande. Moreover, Holmes has reported on the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, e Israeli elections, and the protests on the Gaza-Israel border.

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Michael Holmes

Holmes has covered the Iraq war since the start, making over a dozen trips there, reporting on all aspects of the war such as the rebellion and occupation to the trial and Saddam Hussein’s execution. Holmes survived an ambush on a 2-vehicle CNN convoy in January 2004. In the ambush, 2 CNN staff members lost their lives and 1 just got injured. In late 2016, he spent a couple of weeks in Iraq reporting the Iraqi-led offensive to recapture Mosul from ISIS. The coverage earned CNN a 2016 Peabody Award and made the network to be recognized on Undercover in Syria, ISIS in Syria and Iraq, and the Battle for Mosul.

From Brussels in March 2016, Holmes covered the deadly terror attacks at Maelbeek metro station and the Zaventem airport. He also reported on Belgium’s response to the ISIS attacks and secured an interview exclusively with a family member of Belgian jihadist Hicham Chaib. He served as an anchor for CNN’s breaking news coverage of the Paris terrorist attacks in the year 2015, which became the “Best Breaking News Coverage” and was honored with a 2016 Royal Television Society (RTS) Award.

Holmes has provided live coverage from Kyiv, Ukraine, and from Crimea, where he covered the controversial referendum, which led to the Russian annexation of Crimea. He has also done live reports from Afghanistan, where he spent a couple of weeks on the battlefield with the United States troops and those of Afghanistan. Holmes has covered many natural disasters such as Hurricanes Irma, Sandy, Maria, and Michael. He won an Edward R. Murrow Award for his recent coverage of a natural disaster. Working as a news anchor, he has conducted many interviews with presidents and prime ministers of various nations. He has hosted and moderated a number of CNN special events such as Future Summit and Principal Voices.

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Before he joined CNN International, he served at Nine Network in Perth, Australia, and was among the few Australian journalists to report firsthand the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Holmes was based in London for 4 years as Nine Network’s European correspondent for current affairs. He covered various stories such as the start of the first Gulf War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the first Palestinian intifada. He won an Australian Television Society Award in the year 1990 for Coverage of a Current Affairs Story. The story was about Bucharest during the miners’ uprising.

Quick Facts About Holmes

Age61 years old as of 2021
SpouseNot Available
Net Worth$30 Million

Before Holmes joined Nine Network in the year 1982, he used to work in newspapers and served there for about half a decade. Holmes has also served at a number of British media outlets, such as TV-AM, WTN, and The Observer newspaper. He started his journalism career when he was 17 years old, at an afternoon newspaper in Perth, Daily News. He used to work as a cub reporter there. Mentioning his education, Holmes graduated from Wesley College in Perth in the year 1977.

Michael Holmes Age, Birthday / How old is Michael Holmes?

Holmes is 61 years old as of 2021. He was born in December 1960 in Perth, Australia. His exact date of birth is unknown at the moment. He celebrates his birthday in December every year.

Michael Holmes Height, Measurements

How tall is Michael Holmes? Holmes stands at a height of approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

Michael Holmes Family, Parents

Information regarding Holmes’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Michael Holmes’s Wife, Married, and Children

Holmes is married to his lovely spouse, whose names are currently under review. They are proud parents of 2 adult children; McAuley Holmes (son) and Lily Holmes (daughter).

Michael Holmes Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN Holmes earns an annual salary ranging from $ 300,000 – $ 500,000.

Michael Holmes’s Net Worth

Holmes has an estimated net worth of $30 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter, Host, and Correspondent.

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