Jessica Holmes | Biography

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  • Full Name Jessica Renee Holmes
  • Nickname Jessica Holmes
  • Birth Date Nov 17, 1978
  • Age 45 Years, 5 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Cleaveland, Ohio, USA
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpios
  • Occupation News Anchor & Reporter
  • University University of Central Florida  
  • Education Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television (2000)
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband Arie Solomon
  • Wedding Date 2015
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Children 2 (Sons Levi and Theo)
Co-Anchor of KTLA 'Morning News'

Jessica Holmes | Biography

Host of 'California Cooking With Jessica Holmes'

Jessica Holmes is a co-anchor of KTLA's signature show 'KTLA Morning News.'

Who is Jessica Holmes?

Jessica Renee Holmes is an American journalist born on 17 November 1978 in Cleaveland, Ohio. Her parents raised her in Cape Coral, Florida. Also, she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television from the University of Central Florida in 2000. 

She began her career as an intern at Nickelodeon in 1999. Six months after she joined, she was already co-hosting the 2002 'Florida Motion Picture and Television Association's 'Outstanding Children's Program,' Slime Time Live

Subsequently, in 2003, Holmes moved to New York, where she began hosting the reality-show Bragging Rights. It was aired by Outdoor Life Network, where male participants contested outdoor sports challenges. 

Then, in 2005 she won the KTLA Morning News organized reality show competition, The Audition. The winning rank gave her a part of the weathercaster at KTLA Prime News. Eventually, she rose to the position of co-anchoring LA's top-rated KTLA Morning News. She hosts alongside Megan Henderson, Mark Mester, and Lynette Romero. 

Furthermore, Holmes has been the celebrity face of KTLA as she is invited to red carpet events throughout the year. She also reported the Royal Wedding from London, hosted a cooking segment with Martha Stewart, and interviewed Jermaine Jackson after her brother Michael Jackson's death. She also interviewed Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie in Paris and made headlines after being invited to the 'Oscars.'

'California Cooking With Jessica Holmes'

In 2018, Holmes announced on her eponymous website,, that she was hosting her cooking show from September of the year. 

In the announcement, she revealed that her show would air Saturdays and Sundays for a 30-minute segment. In addition, she themed the show with California-based cuisine and titled it California Cooking With Jessica Holmes.  

Eventually, she started sharing her favorite recipes for quick and simple weeknight dinners, delightful dishes, and seasonal buffets, among others. She also reported on the rich and thriving culinary industry in the Los Angeles area, highlighting top restaurants and speaking with the creative chefs behind them.

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Holmes was featured with her Morning News co-host Chris Burrous who also added his insights on Southern California's top family-owned restaurants.

Jessica Holmes' Husband and Pregnant

Holmes got married to Arie Solomon in 2015. She has not disclosed Solomon's background information. However, she has mentioned that he prefers to remain away from the spotlight. 

She had their first child, son Levi in 2015. He also recently featured on her show, California Cooking with Jessica Holms. And on 21 January 2022, she announced that she was pregnant with their second child. She uploaded a picture of her bump and captioned it, "Thinking about what's for dinner and baby names??!! Any ideas? Overjoyed for baby #2!" 

Jessica Holmes After Pregnancy With Her Two Sons
Jessica Holmes After Pregnancy With Her Two Sons Levi and Theo. (Photo: Instagram)

Eventually, on 3 May 2022, she gave birth to a baby boy and disclosed that he was named Theo David Solomon. She updated her fans on her Instagram and added, "Baby boy is still in the hospital getting stronger everyday…we hope to have him home in a couple of days. Thank you all so much for your thoughtful messages…it means so much."

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