Russell J. Holmes (Renovation Impossible) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife, Children, Education, Job, HGTV, Net worth

Russell J. Holmes Biography

Russell J. Holmes is a contractor, Automotive installer, business owner,  and television personality. He is best known for Fast N’ Loud, Garage Rehab, and Renovation Impossible. Holmes is the host of the new HGTV show Renovation Impossible. He has over 20 years of construction experience.

Russell J. Holmes Age | Birthday

Holmes is 49 years old (age as of 2021). He was born on December 15, 1972. Holmes celebrates his birthday on the 15th of December each year. On December 15, 2022, Holmes will turn 50 years old.

Russell J. Holmes Parents

Holmes was born to his parents in Mattituck, New York. He revealed that his mother taught him to drive for a road test while his father was a mechanic. His parents divorced when he was young and there after Russell’s mother remarried Brian Mozer, who was Russell’s stepfather. Russell’s stepfather, Brian Mozer raised him and his siblings. Unfortunately, his stepfather, Brian Mozer passed away in 2021, at the age of 65, while Russell’s mother died of suicide. Holmes has three siblings; twin sister Colleen Holmes and brothers, Danny Holmes and Sean Holmes. Besides, Russell Holmes is not related to Mike Holmes.

Russell J. Holmes
Russell J. Holmes

Russell J. Holmes Height

Holmes stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 9 inches (approximately).

Russell J. Holmes Wife

Holmes was previously married to his now ex- wife Regina T Purcell. The two are blessed with two sons; Dylan Holmes and Zachary Holmes. Holmes has not revealed his current marital status as he has been leading a very private life when it comes to his personal matters. He has not disclosed whether he remarried after divorcing his first wife. It is also unclear whether he is dating someone.

Update: Holmes is married to Laura Holmes since December 2021. The pair tied the knot in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. Russell’s wife, Laura Holmes is the owner of SALT Island Provisions, which sells fine goods handcrafted and sourced from the Florida Keys.

Russell J. Holmes Children

Holmes  has two sons, Dylan Holmes, and Zachary Holmes. His two sons are from his previous marriage to Regina.

Russell J. Holmes Job

Holmes is a construction expert, automobile installer, and television personality. He has worked as an EMT, mechanic, and a now works as a general contractor. Russell’s father was a mechanist and he owned a machine shop, where Holmes grew his love for cars. He drove his first car when he was 12 years old. At 14, he owned his first car, a 1978 Camaro. Holmes worked in a garage since high school. He was a volunteer EMT in New York, where he also became a captain.

Holmes is best known for his creative renovations in Discovery’s Fast N’ Loud (2016) and Garage Rehab (2017) through which he rose to fame. Later, he joined as Richard Rawlings‘ fixer in the show ‘Gas Monkey Garage.’

Holmes is now a host of the new HGTV show Renovation Impossible.

Russell J. Holmes Renovation Impossible

Holmes is the host of the new HGTV reality show Renovation Impossible. He is a contractor based in Dallas. Holmes  and  Paige Poupart, a designer, will help clients on tight budgets to rev up their stalled home renos in the new HGTV series. Renovation Impossible premieres on September 8, 2022.

Russell J. Holmes Net worth

Holmes has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1.5 million. He is a construction expert and automobile expert. Holmes is also a television personality. He appeared on Discovery Channel’s Garage Rehab and appears on HGTV’s series Renovation Impossible.


Russell J. is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @russelljholmes with 122K followers as of September 2022.