A successful businessman is not someone who earns a maximum profit but satisfies the requirements and demands of the customer and is ready to help them in needs. Mike Holmes is a businessman, investor, television host, and philanthropist who have managed to be that kind of businessman and person who is also a beloved worldwide personality. He came to prominence after the appearance on the show ‘Holmes and Homes’ where he rescues the homeowners of Ontario from renovations gone wrong.
Career and Progression:
The entrepreneur began learning the skills of construction at the age of 6 and renovated his company by the age of 21. The broadcast of the show ‘Holmes and Homes’ began in 2001 after he approached producers about the idea for a new home improvement show. He then worked on a following series ‘Home Inspection’ which became just as successful as his previous show.
He has run two companies in the twenty years of his contracting career. His organization ‘Home Foundation’ works to provide proper renovation services to the people along with influencing the youths to enter the building trades. He is also a spokesperson for Skills/Compétences Canada along with various other professional organizations.
How Much is Mike’s New Worth?
Mike is not only a businessman but also an excellent host who has been running the most popular show on television. He has accumulated a staggering net worth of $30 million from all the works he has done through business and his shows on TV. He is an author of the two best-selling books Home Renovation with Canada's Most Trusted Contractor and many other popular books. He has been the guest on numerous shows and has been a judge on 'Handyman Challenge' franchise and 'Home Free' that has earned him an enormous amount of salary.
His organization 'Home Foundation' established on 2006 has been working to assist people impoverished by bad renovations. He has contributed to the international community working with SOS Children's Villages. The Canada’s House of Commons has recognized him for a promotion of skilled trades and advocacy for improved building standards.
Has Mike Married Again?
The excessively successful builder has made the life of many people easier. He has achieved love and respect from the people all over the world. His personal life, however, has not been that pleasant and kind to him. At the time when he was about 30 and had been dealing with the world economic recession, he had a divorce with then-wife, Alexandra Lorex, which left him in a crumble.
They had been together for more than a decade together before deciding to split. The have three children together Amanda, Sherry, and Mike Jr., who have all appeared and worked on his shows. Although the end of the marriage with his was difficult for him to deal with, he found the comfort in the arms of Anna Zappia.
The duo met each other in 2000 and started dating the same year. They have been together since the time and seem to be inseparable with the entrepreneur even stating her as his wife although they are yet to tie the knots and exchange the vows. It must be an indication that he is ready to marry his girlfriend and start a family.
Mike Holmes's Short Bio:
Mike Holmes currently aged 53 was born on 3rd August 3, 1963. He was born to white parents in Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada and learned construction work from his father at the age of six. He has a Canadian nationality and is of white ethnic groups. He has a tall height of 6 Feet and 1 Inches. The star builder maintains a perfect and healthy body with several tattoos on his biceps and other parts making him look stunning as well as intimidating.