Mike never sought out a career on television. It was an injury. Holmes wrote two novels- Home Renovation with CanadaMost Trustworthy Contractor and Holmes Inspection. He’s recognized as an outstanding craftsperson and an skilled master contractor. His reality shows Holmes Inspection, Holmes on Homes and his latest effort Holmes Makes It Right, atmosphere in multiple states of the world. Mike Holmes’s first love affair was with contracting. When Mike Holmes was just 19, he got married to some girl named Alexandra Lorex. After his wedding, he started his profession as a contractor. Exactly the same year, he began his first contracting firm with 13 workers. Afterwards, he founded his own renovation business. Holmes is currently quite proud that his kids have followed his footsteps. Another daughter, Amanda, works in Mike’s office. By the age of 25, he was a husband, father of three young children and a successful business man. In 20 years of his career, he’s run two businesses already. The downturn strike Holmes’s youthful family as well as his whole business and construction industry. Mike went broke and the state was that he thought of selling his company. He began discovering himself a weight on his family and also this manner his union crumbled. He never lived in a finished house. Mike spent most of his time in his workshop or garage or repairing other folks houses but his own was never done. After that he got split with his wife. Mike isn’t wed. He’s in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Anna Zapia, a showroom version, whom he refers to as his wife. Mike and Anna live in a mansion in Georgetown. They both have many pets including polar bear, cobra and an iguana named Pippa.