Amy Holmes is the amazing American political news anchor who came to fame after previously working for the TheBlaze TV and TheBlaze’s Real News. Amy formerly worked as a speechwriter for House Majority Leader and Senator Bill Frist. Like Kaylee Hartung, she for many years now has been contributing to the CNN network on programs like Situation Room and Anderson Cooper 360. You might also have seen her as a news anchor on a few TV drama shows like Fox’s Shots Fired and TickTV.
It is Holmes’ ethics and smart reporting that has made her immensely popular among the American community. The beautiful journalist is famous for her hard work and dedication. She was deservedly given the Thurgood Marshall Community Leader Award for covering the political season for CNN from years 2006/08. Let us now get to know about her.
— Amy Holmes (@realamymholmes) November 10, 2016
Amy Holmes: Early Life and Education
Amy Holmes was born on the 25th of July in 1973. She was born in Zambia to an African father and a white American mother. Holmes did not have the easiest of the lives during the early states. Her parents decided to split up when she was only 3. This resulted in Holmes to spend the most part of her childhood with just her mother in Seattle.
I got lucky. I'll have pigment issues the rest of my life. I had a great doctor who help me heal. pic.twitter.com/J4GkqLJ8nZ
— Amy Holmes (@realamymholmes) November 17, 2017
For her education, Amy went to the reputed Princeton University. She graduated from this fine institution with a degree in Economics. Whilst at Princeton, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and was also a founding member of Ahimsa, which is an animal rights group that did not support animal testing.
Amy Holmes: Career
Despite being a student of economics in her schooling years, Holmes has a passion for journalism. So she began her career with her first job at the Fox Network. Initially, she was a contributor to the News Channel but later became an anchor on ‘Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze TV.’
— Amy Holmes (@realamymholmes) April 13, 2018
Moreover, Amy was an anchor for the famous Washington Times and Talk Radio Network’s program ‘America’s Morning News’. The radio show gathered over 1.5 million daily listeners from all over the country. Amy was slowly but surely finding fame. After having worked for over 6 years in the field of new reporting and journalism she caught the attention of People Magazine. She has listed among the magazines 2000 May edition of ’50 Most Beautiful People.’
Amy then began working for the HBO show, ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’. She also made appearances on NBC Nightly News and CBS’s Early Morning Show. Next, she was the economic project director for Independent Women’s Forum between 2003 and 2006.
Next, she was the speechwriter for the Republican Senator, Bill Frist. During her time there, she was responsible for writing on topics like the Iraq War, Economic, and Energy Policy of the US Government.
Amy Holmes: Personal Life
Some might call it double standards when a journalist who constantly digs up information on others does not have anything about oneself to give away. But we are not here to judge, and Amy is just one of those journalists who are protective of their personal information.
— Amy Holmes (@realamymholmes) March 13, 2018
However, she did reveal that she was helping to raise 2 kids of a boyfriend who had already broken up with her. The identity of this man remains a mystery but let us now get back to things we do know. Holmes was in a relationship with the New York Daily journalist Lloyd Grove. However, the two are not together anymore and Amy has never been married.
Amy Holmes: Net Worth and Social Media
Amy has been working in the field of journalism for many years now. She is also an established figure who has worked for some of the most prominent names in the industry like CNN, The Washington Post, FOX News, etc. Looking at her status currently, she is bound to have made a fortune working for these big names. So, looking at her contribution in journalism and delivering correct information, estimations say that she has a net worth of approximately $3 million.
Amy Holmes, throughout the years, has been an active member of social media. People queue up to get information and her opinions on various topics on Twitter. She goes by the handle @realamymholmes and has over 24k followers to her name.