Mike Holmes (full name: Michael James Holmes) is a Canadian based businessman, financier, television host, as well as a philanthropist, who is best recognised for continuing in his successor TV series entitled Holmes Inspection. Moreover, he is famous for being a magistrate on HGTV’s show entitled Handyman Superstar Challenge as well as its American complement entitled All American Handyman along with Scott McGillivray. Let’s find out how much is Mike Holmes’s net worth in 2018.
Mike Holmes Early Life
Mike Holmes was born in the year 1963, and he has educated his skills right from his father, the person who began educating him construction work while he was just six years old. Till the age of 19, he had launched his initial contracting company along with a team consisting of 13 personnel.
When he was of age 21, he has established his personal renovation company. Moreover, he too has run two different companies throughout his 20-year span contracting based career. He has three children, namely: Amanda, Sherry, and Mike Jr., and all of them have appeared and functioned on his shows.
Mike Holmes Career
Mike Holmes started off his career by working on Holmes on Homes, which got initially began during the year 2001 and aired on HGTV Canada.
It is revealed that Holmes on Homes was initially conceived while Holmes contacted producers of the Just Ask Jon Eakes named show right on HGTV by the concept for the latest type of home improvement show.
Though there were some proposals to the show formerly, its number had stuffed by its fourth season. During an episode of fourth-season, he has mentioned that he gained hundreds of e-mails per week from persons demanding for help. As this show progressed, it usually concentrated on bad makeovers and the consequences of bad workers.
In Canada, the show Holmes on Homes broadcasts on BBC Canada, HGTV Canada, as well as Casa intended for the French version.
Moreover, it also broadcasts within the US on HGTV as well as DIY Network, within New Zealand on The Living Channel, within Australia on Lifestyle Home, within the UK on Discovery Shed, within Germany on DMAX, and within South Africa on the Home Channel.
Holmes has started a fresh series during the year 2009 named as Holmes Inspection which outlines home inspections went wrong. This series began broadcasting during late 2009 on HGTV Canada. Also, in the US, this series has made a debut on HGTV in the year 2010.
Awards & Achievements
Mike Holmes has received 2004 Gemini Awards: Viewers’ Choice Award. In the year 2008, he got awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (abbreviated as BCIT).
In the year 2009, he got Gemini Awards: Holmes in New Orleans: Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Series and in the year 2013, he was chosen as a Patron of The Royal Canadian Regiment.
Net Worth of Mike Holmes
Mike Holmes has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He makes his fortune from his career as a television show host, businessman, financier and being a Canadian home improvement contractor.
He has launched his initial contracting company while he was of age 19 and his personal renovation company while he was of age 21. Moreover, he has launched The Holmes Foundation during the year 2006.
Apart from that, he too made contributions through SOS Children’s Villages. Moreover, he has also written total two books containing the national bestseller Home Renovation along with Canada’s Most Trusted Contractor.
This television host’s series entitled Holmes on Homes began on HGTC during the year 2001. This show broadcasts in the US on HGTC as well as on the DIY Network.
Moreover, he has too been presented in the shows like Holmes Inspection, Holmes in New Orleans; Holmes Makes It Right, Best of Holmes on Homes, and the Handyman Challenge franchise.
Mike Holmes succeeded in earning millions and gain global fame by launching as well as managing his own contracting company when he was still a teenager. Later, he diverted his attention towards performing in some television series as its host. Overall, he has built a successful career.