Eamonn Holmes

Biography: Eamonn was born in Belfast and studied journalism there before beginning his broadcasting career at Ulster Television.

Initially a farming reporter, before moving on the sport and news, he became the youngest ever anchorman in the ITV regions hosting Ulster TV's hour-long evening show Good Evening Ulster, at the age of just 21. In 1986 he was one of the faces who launched daytime TV on BBC1, with the daily phone-in programme Open Air. During the late 80s and early 90s he hosted various shows for the BBC, including BBC1's daily series Garden Party (1988-89), and Holiday, which he co-presented for four years. He also covered numerous national sports events for the station, and hosted Tyne Tees Television's issue-based sports discussion programme, A Seat in the Stand. From 1986 to 1990 Eamonn was anchorman of BBC1's Open Air programme, before moving on to present sport on BBC's Breakfast News. As one of TV's busiest presenters, he has presented numerous other
Eamonn was born in Belfast and studied journalism there before beginning his broadcasting career at Ulster Television.

Initially a farming reporter, before moving on the sport and news, he became the youngest ever anchorman in the ITV regions hosting Ulster TV's hour-long evening show Good Evening Ulster, at the age of just 21.

In 1986 he was one of the faces who launched daytime TV on BBC1, with the daily phone-in programme Open Air. During the late 80s and early 90s he hosted various shows for the BBC, including BBC1's daily series Garden Party (1988-89), and Holiday, which he co-presented for four years.

He also covered numerous national sports events for the station, and hosted Tyne Tees Television's issue-based sports discussion programme, A Seat in the Stand.
From 1986 to 1990 Eamonn was anchorman of BBC1's Open Air programme, before moving on to present sport on BBC's Breakfast News.

As one of TV's busiest presenters, he has presented numerous other programmes, ranging from The National Lottery to Songs of Praise.

He is often in demand for his sports knowledge, hosting Champions League Football for digital viewers, and The Sports Show for Carlton TV.

Britain's longest serving breakfast host presenting from 1993-2005 on GMTV and from 2005 on Sky News Sunrise. He is currently seen frequently presenting on This Morning.

Eamonn is a father of four, He has three children with his first wife, Gabrielle Holmes, and has one son with his current partner, Ruth Langsford. A passionate Manchester United fan, he divides his time between London, Belfast and Old Trafford.

Eamonn announced his engagement to long term partner Ruth Langsford during the This Morning programme on 27th March 2009. Ruth told viewers that Eamonn had proposed to her on her Birthday.
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tbd The Rich List: Season 1 Nov 1, 2006 Host tbd
tbd GMTV: Season 7 Feb 19, 1999 Host (1993-2005) tbd
tbd GMTV: Season 5 Apr 30, 1997 Host (1993-2005) tbd
tbd Children in Need Dec 25, 1955 Himself tbd