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Mike Holmes, 55, is single and not gay; here’s how he got there.

Mike Holmes, 55, is single and not gay; here’s how he got there.

Mike Holmes, a Canadian builder/contractor, businessman, television host, and philanthropist reaches the pinnacle of prosperity because of his love of craftsmanship and his “make it right” philosophy. Mike had not only followed in his father’s footsteps, who had taught him everything he knew about life and skilled trades in renovations but had also excelled him in skill and knowledge. Mike, who has made a career out of helping others, is well-known for promoting skilled crafts and advocating for higher building standards. Mike’s reputation is built on ethics, and he has been called an “amazing craftsperson” and “an experienced master builder with a social conscience.” According to Reader’s Digest’s second annual study, he is the second most trusted person in Canada.

Mike gives helpful tips on things to look for when selecting a contractor. He is the creator of The Holmes Foundation and the owner of “Make it Right Productions,” a television production firm. Mike Holmes’ conglomerate and holding business is known as The Holmes Group.

He is Skills/Competencies Canada’s national spokesperson and is frequently called to speak by professional groups such as the Canadian Safety Association and the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors, to mention a few. He is also a national best-selling author of “Home Renovation with Canada’s Most Trusted Contractor” and “Holmes Inspection: Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy or Sell Your Home,” among other books, as well as a regular contributor to newspaper weekly articles.

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A Brief Biography Of Mike Holmes’ Inspiring Life

Mike Holmes was born Michael James Holmes on August 3, 1963, in Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada, to Shirley and Jim Holmes. He was the middle child of his parents’ three children. Mike learned his life attitude of “doing things well the first time” from his parents, despite growing up in an impoverished but satisfied family.

Jim, his father, was a certified plumber who worked as an engineer for General Motors and was a “jack of all crafts, master of none.” Following in his father’s footsteps, he developed a keen interest in skilled trades and a natural aptitude for crafting.

From the age of six, he began practicing electrical work, plumbing, and skilled trades under the tutelage of his father. His mother, on the other hand, instilled in him a sex education in a period when it was frowned upon. He dropped out of school in grade 11 because he couldn’t or wouldn’t bear the pressure of education because his true interest was construction and renovation.

Mike Holmes’s net worth is unknown.

He has a stellar reputation for honesty and professionalism after more than two decades in the building industry. Mike has a net worth of $30 million dollars as a Canadian home renovation contractor and famous television program host.

We might claim that his philanthropic actions have given him a golden heart. He is the founder of The Holmes Foundation, which helps victims of bad restorations and encourages young Canadians to pursue skilled trades careers by offering financial aid and bursaries for future tradespeople’s training.

Let’s find out if Mike is gay or married.

You have completely misunderstood Mike if you believe he is gay. He is a father and a husband.

Mike married Alexandra Lorex at the age of 19 and in the early 1980s, he began his own contracting company with 13 employees. When Mike was barely 21 years old, the couple was blessed with a daughter, Amanda.

In a few years, he added a daughter, Sherry, and a younger son, Mike Jr. to his family. Mike was the father of three children and a successful businessman at the age of 25.

But, as time passed, the 1990 economic slump hit him hard, nearly destroying his company. He was forced to sell his business and car, and because he was unable to cope, his wife divorced him shortly after.

Mike now has three grown children and three gorgeous grandchildren, two from his eldest daughter Amanda and one from his daughter Sherryl Holmes.

Moving on to his love life, he is in love again at the age of 55!!! Yes, you read that correctly. Mike has been dating Anna Zappia for a long time and refers to her as his wife.

With such an open relationship in the media, it’s possible that no one will believe Mike is gay.