Jessica Holmes

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Date of Birth November 17, 1976
Place of Birth Ohio
Age 44 years old
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Jessica Holmes

Jessica Holmes is a Canadian comedian and actress. She is best known for her work with the Royal Canadian Air Farce, which she joined in 2003, after starring in her own show, The Holmes Show in 2002. She is married to actor Scott Yaphe. Holmes attended Canterbury High School in Ottawa followed by Ryerson University in Toronto. For one season, Holmes hosted her own show, The Holmes Show. She also appeared on XPM and History Bites. Holmes is the daughter of a feminist mother and a Mormon father. She joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at age 19; beginning at age 21, for 18 months she was a Mormon missionary in Venezuela. She is no longer a member of the LDS Church. In her comedy, she parodies right wing Christian fundamentalists through her character, Candy Anderson Henderson. She also parodies this by appearing as Sister Bessy, a nun with a thick Scottish accent who comments on politics.

Born: August 29, 1973, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Education: Ryerson University
Occupation: actress, comedian
Spouse(s): Scott Yaphe (2002–present, 2 children)
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About Jessica Holmes

Initially famous for co-hosting Nickelodeon's Slime Time Live, she went on to anchor Los Angeles's KTLA Morning News program and to provide traffic and weather reports for the same station.

Before Fame

In the late 1990s, after attending the University of Central Florida, she began her television career by interning for Nickelodeon.


In the early 2000s, she briefly hosted an Outdoor Life Network (OLN) reality series titled Bragging Rights.

Family Life

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she later settled in Los Angeles, California. She got married to Arie Solomon, and together they have a son named Levi.


She replaced Michaela Pereira as the host of KTLA Morning News.

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Latest information about Jessica Holmes updated on December 02, 2020.

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