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Martin Joseph Holmes Sr.


Facts of Martin Joseph Holmes Sr

Full NameMartin Joseph Holmes Sr
First NameMartin
Middle NameJoseph
Last NameHolmes Sr
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKathleen Ann Stothers
No Of Children5

Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. is a lawyer by profession. 

He is popularly known as the father of American actress, producer, and director, Katie Holmes, who is well known for the role of Joey Potter from the television series 'Dawson's Creek.'

Katie Holmes quit studies to become an actress

Martin's daughter, Katie Holmes, was good in her academics and was A-graded since her lower classes. 

She even gained a flattering score on the SAT, which lead her to attend Columbian University. But she postponed it and later quit her studies to become an actress. 

Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his wife and daughter, Katie Holmes.
Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his wife and daughter, Katie Holmes. Source: E!

Katie went to a modeling school in Toledo. She competed in the International Modeling and Talent Association in 1996

Talented, Katie also did a six-month photography course in 2000. Finally, in 1998 she started her career from the series 'Dawson's Creek.' The show ran till 2003

Her first debut film was 'The Ice Storm.' Later, she did some fantastic movies such as 'Batman Begins,' 'Abandon,' 'Disturbing Behavior', and many others.

Net Worth

There is not any information regarding the net worth of Martin Joseph. However, his famous daughter, Katie's net worth is available and is as follows:

YearNet Worth
2018-2019$25 Million
2019-2020$ (25-35)

Crushed Married life 

There is not any problem with Martin's married life. He is still living his blissful married life. However, the situation cannot be the same for his daughter Katie

She got divorced in 2012 and is now a single mother of her child Suri. Katie's ex-husband was Tom Cruise, a prominent actor and is famous for his role in 'Mission Impossible.' 

The couple had begun dating since April 2005, and in the same year, they got engaged too. 

They got married on November 8, 2006, in a Scientologist ceremony at the 15th century Oldescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy, after they welcome their first daughter on April 8.

Family of Martin Joseph Holmes Sr.'s daughter, Katie Holmes, before the divorce.
Family of Martin Joseph Holmes Sr.'s daughter, Katie Holmes, before the divorce. Source: NY Daily News

During this tough time, Martin became the backbone to defend and support his daughter to go through her crushed married life. 

He had been a guiding force not only emotionally but also legally, which in turn helped her to recover from her despairing situation. 

Wedding that never happened

After splitting from Tom, the linkage of Martin's daughter with American actor and musician, Jamie Foxx started coming around. 

There are rumors that they were dating since 2013. Although they never publicly addressed their relationship, they were seen together in many functions. 

They even appeared together at the Met Gala 2019 has even stated that Jamie finally managed to win the heart and has the blessing of Martin and his other family members to the couple. 

There was even a rumor that the couple will have their wedding soon in the winter of 2019 in Paris

But unfortunately, the wedding never happened. Instead, the news of the breakup started spreading.

Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his granddaughter, Suri, and wife.
Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his granddaughter, Suri, and wife. Source:

Benevolent and Devoted Wife

Martin's wonderful wife is Kathleen Ann Stothers. He is lucky to have a wife who is well known among people for her kindest heart. 

His wife is not just benevolent to his family but also towards society and the country. 

She is a committed philanthropist whose profession is to serve the helpless people. 

She is also a homemaker devoted to cherishing her husband and kids since she was married.

Blessed with five children

Martin and Kathleen are blessed with five children, three other daughters except for Katie and one son. 

Their eldest daughter is Tamera Fretti, who studied at Central Catholic High School and is now enjoying her life with her husband and two sons. 

His next daughter is Holly Hurley, who is now at Sylvania, OH. Martin Joseph Holmes Jr. is Martin's son, who is also following his profession. 

His last daughter is Nancy Blaylock, who is an art teacher at Michigan College.

Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his children and wife.
Martin Joseph Holmes Sr. with his children and wife. Source:


  1. Her daughter's age is 41.

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