Amy Holmes is a renowned American news anchor who previously worked for Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze TV and TheBlaze’s Real News. From 2015 to 2016, she hosted MSNBC’s Way Too Early news show at 5:30 am.
A former speechwriter for the House majority leader, Republican Senator Bill Frist, Amy frequently contributes to CNN’s flagship programs such as Anderson Cooper 360, Wolf Blitzer’s Situation Room, and Election Center. Amy also contributes to Fox News and has been a news anchor on several television dramas, including Fox’s Shots Fired and a superhero show on TickTV.
Amy’s smart reporting has made her a favorite of many Americans who are often interested in knowing beyond their careers. Read on to learn more from her biography to the publicly available information about her private life.
Amy Holmes Biography, Parents
Amy M. Holmes was born in Zambia on 25 July 1973. Her father is African, her mother is a white American. Her parents divorced when she was 3 years old. Consequently, Holmes spent the rest of her childhood in her mother’s home in Seattle Washington DC.
Amy attended Princeton University, which she graduated from in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. During her time at Princeton, Amy was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta. She also founded an animal rights group, Ahimsa, which campaigned against animal testing.
Despite studying economics at school, Holmes decided to pursue a career in journalism. She began her career at Fox News Chanel as an associate. Amy then became a news anchor for Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze TV and host of TheBlaze’s Real News.
Amy also hosted the Washington Times and Talk Radio Network’s “America’s Morning News” program, which was received by over 1.5 million listeners daily.
After six years of her career, Amy had caught the attention of People Magazine, which included her in its list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in May 2000.
Amy was co-host and host of The View, the HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher and the “Lead Story” of BET. She has appeared on NBC Nightly News, Dateline, Meet the Press, PBS’s To the Contrary and CBS Early Morning Show.
Holmes has also served as a senior officer of the federal agency, the Corporation for National and Community Service, which is responsible for overseeing the AmeriCorps.
For three years, between 2003 and 2006, Amy worked at the non-profit Independent Women’s Forum as the director of the business project and as a campus project manager.
After this time, she became a speechwriter for Tennessee Republican Senator Bill Frist. About the role she held for three years, Holmes wrote on topics ranging from the Iraq war to economic and energy policy to judicial nominations.
Holmes has interviewed several political figures, including Donald Trump and Karl Rove, as well as top senators, governors, and congressmen. Others include Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone and best-selling authors.
Holmes received the Thurgood Marshall Community Leader Award for her CNN coverage of the 2006 and 2008 elections.
Amy Holmes Net Worth
The details of Amy’s accomplishments have never been made public through any publication. However, with such a successful career, one can rightly speculate that Amy earns quite a lot of money for her enormous contributions to the world of news media. Her net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Amy Holmes Married/Husband
Amy Holmes is one of those private journalists who prefer to keep people in the dark about the details of their personal lives, including their marital/relationship status.
Sometime in 2014, however, Amy revealed through her Twitter account that she had helped raise her two children in case her mysterious ex-boyfriend, who reportedly broke up with her in 2006, was involved. Her boyfriend had children with another nameless woman.
While the identity of the boyfriend whose children she helped raise remains hidden, it has been confirmed that Holmes was in a romantic relationship with Lloyd Grove, the former gossip columnist for the New York Daily.
In April 2016, there were rumors that Holmes was having a relationship with Slate.com author Mickey Kaus, but she herself exposed it through a tweet.
To answer the obvious question, Amy was never married to anyone, at least not at the time of this writing.