Eamonn Holmes

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Eamonn Holmes

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Holmes in 2013

Eamonn Holmes OBE (born 3 December 1959) is a broadcaster and former journalist Northern Ireland. Holmes co-presented GMTV for 12 years between 1995 and 2005, before presenting Sky News Sunrise for 11 years between 2005 and 2016. From 2006 and January 2021, he co-hosted This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford on Fridays, and since 2021, during the summer holidays only. He has also presented Good Morning Britain (2016-2017), Gift Wrapped and How the Other Half Lives (2015-present) and It's Not Me, It's You. Holmes is an advocate of numerous charities and causes including Dogs Trust, Variety GB and Northern Ireland Kidney Patients' Association.

Early life and education[change | change source]

Holmes was educated at Holy Family Primary School and St Malachy's College, Belfast. He then studied journalism at the Dublin College of Business Studies. He had a wife named Gabrielle Holmes (now ex-wife), but they did not fell in love so that's why he had another wife named Ruth Langsford (now Ruth Holmes).