MIKE HOLMES’ STORY
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTOR / TV HOST
Mike Holmes is a professional contractor, television host, public speaker, educator, influencer and writer. As one of North America’s most trusted contractors his no-nonsense approach has struck a cord with television audiences and industry leaders world wide, leading him to be named Forbes’ Third Most Trustworthy Celebrity and Reader’s Digest’s Second Most Trusted Canadian. Mike Holmes has built an international brand based on quality, integrity and trust and his Make it Right® philosophy for the past 15 years.
With over 35 years experience as a professional licensed contractor, he has completed over 220 home renovations and remodeling disaster projects and 52 home inspections throughout his television career. His record breaking, award-winning series and specials are seen in over 90 countries worldwide. Since then he has been able to use television as a tool to educate the public on proper building code, what to look for in contractors and their rights as homeowners.
“..named Forbes’ Third Most Trustworthy Celebrity and Reader’s Digest’s Second Most Trusted Canadian.
His Make it Right®attitude has resonated with audiences and industry leaders alike allowing him to expand his ever growing brand into a number of divisions, including television and media production, product and service development, as well as publishing. He is an international best selling author of “Make it Right” and “The Holmes Inspection”.
Mike not only understands the practices of the building trade but is also dedicated to adapting them to the changing needs of homeowners and the environment. His tireless dedication to improving building standards and sustainable construction has been recognized by both the Canadian government and building industry. He has been officially acknowledged by the Canadian House of Commons for his promotion of skilled trades and advocacy for improved building standards.
MEET MIKE HOLMES – CONTRACTOR, TV HOST & EDUCATOR
Mike Holmes has been Making It Right for TV audiences around the world for almost 15 years. You can catch his shows on HGTV and DIY network. In his latest series Holmes Next Generation, he is bringing his kids Mike Jr and Sherry along for the ride.