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Amy Holmes - Facts About "The Real" Host and "Shots Fired"

Published Sun Aug 29 2021 By praju
Amy Holmes - Facts About "The Real" Host and "Shots Fired"

Amy Holmes, an American journalist and political analyst was born on 25 July 1973, in Lusaka, Zambia. She co-hosts In Principle, a politically conservative talk on PBS, and has made multiple appearances on CNN and Fox News.

This talented reporter was a former NBC News contributor and was also a member of the Independent Women's Frum and contributed speeches to Senator Bill First's speeches.

Full NameAmy Holmes
Date of Birth25 July 1973
BirthplaceLusaka, Zambia
Professionjournalist and political commentator
Zodiac SignLeo

Family and Early Life:

Holmes's father is of African descent and her mother is of American descent. Her mother raised her after her parents divorced when she was three years old in Seattle. She never revealed the cause for her parent's divorce. 

She received her bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton University.

Amy Holmes. Source: Instagram @amymholmes

Net Worth:

The estimated net worth of journalist Amy Holmes is around $3 million. She makes her earnings through her successful professional career as a journalist. 

Amy Holmes while working. Source: Instagram @realtimers


Amy Holmes dated Lloyd Grove, a gossip columnist for the New York Daily News, but their relationship ended. She keeps her personal life private like others. She was said to be dating Jamal Simmons in 2011. they were also spotted kissing during a dinner event.

In 2016, she was linked to's Mickey Kaus. After a few days, she admitted that they are not dating. Currently, she is single.

Amy Holmes with her makeup artist. Source: Instagram @drcherylvernaemakeup


Holmes began her career producing music videos before shifting her focus to news and political reporting. As a news anchor for "The Blaze TV", she would host "Real News", a news debate program. She was a guest co-host on "The View" and a co-host on "Glenn Beck".

Amy Holmes. Source: Instagram @weltwoche

She would also appear on multiple episodes of "Real Time with Bill Maher". She went on to host "America's Morning News", a morning radio program broadcast by the "Washington Times". She later joined Cenk Uygur on "MSNBC Live" before appearing on "Media Buzz", "Morning Joe" and "Reliable Sources".

Furthermore, Amy Holmes became the anchor of the MSNBC show "Way Too Early" in 2015, which served as a lead-up to "Morning Joe". She has also been featured on Fox News and CNN as a political commentator, receiving a Thurgood Marshall Community Leader Award for her work with CNN.

She also starred alongside Helen Hunt in the ten-part series "Shots Fired".

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