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Meet Immigration Lawyer Marilee Fiebig, Wife Of GMA Host T. J. Holmes Amid Affair Reveal With Co-Host Amy Robach

Published Fri Dec 02 2022 By riley
Meet Immigration Lawyer Marilee Fiebig, Wife Of GMA Host T. J. Holmes Amid Affair Reveal With Co-Host Amy Robach

Marilee Fiebig is an immigration lawyer who has been serving as the Chief Diversity Officer for Save the Children since June 2021. 

She also worked as the vice president of operations and general counsel at Wilhelmina, one of the world's leading modeling and talent agencies. 

Among people, she is most famous as the wife of American journalist and popular news host T. J. Holmes. They have a daughter named Sabine, born in January 2013. 

Their marriage made headlines after Holmes' affair with his Good Morning America co-host Amy Robach came to light. 

Robach has been married to her second husband, Andrew Shue, since 2010. 

As per the images published by the Daily Mail, the duo was photographed getting cozy, laughing, and playfully touching on the backside as she packed a car outside of an upstate New York cottage. 

Will the scandal destroy Fiebig's marriage? What is her reaction? Keep scrolling to learn more about Fiebig, including her age, parents, and net worth amid her husband’s workplace scandal. 

Marilee Fiebig Wikipedia-Who Are Her Parents?  

Marilee Fiebig was born on October 27, 1977, in the Czech Republic of the Congo. She is currently (December 2022) 45 years old.  

Her mother is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. and her father was in the Peace Crops. Her parents moved to the United States when she was five.

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American immigration lawyer Marilee Fiebig 

In an interview with Marie Claire in 2021, Fiebig revealed that her mom wanted her and her siblings to have proper educational opportunities which was the reason they moved to the USA.  

"I was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. My mother is from there and my dad was in the Peace Corps. Our family moved to the United States when I was 5 years old because my mom wanted my siblings and me to fully take advantage of the educational opportunities that she didn't have growing up in Africa." 

As per the sources, she attended the University of Michigan and graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and French.  

She then got her Doctor of Law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2005. 

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An Immigration Lawyer At Save The Children 

Marilee Fiebig was inspired by her childhood events and her mother's experience as an immigrant to become an immigration lawyer. 

She witnessed firsthand the long, exhausting process of immigration and the people it impacted due to a lack of knowledge. As a result, she has dedicated her life to assisting immigrants in any way she can. 

"I watched my mom go through the immigration process, being married to a U.S. citizen, having children with dual nationalities at the time, and so that whole process struck a cord with me."  

Following her graduation, Marilee worked at a few global law firms in Atlanta and NYC as an immigration attorney. 

She then served as Chief of Staff at Roc Nation, JAY-Z's entertainment agency, where she was the CEO's right hand on all Roc Nation platforms and business needs. 

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Marilee Fiebig Chief Diversity Officer of Save the Children

At the company, she was hired to ensure that "DEI and social justice—among the core values of the company’s diverse founders—remained a top priority across hiring, advancement, vendor relationships, and all other aspects of the entertainment company’s business." 

After that, the 45-year-old joined Save the Children; a company with a mission "to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and achieve immediate and lasting impact in their lives." 

Fiebig joined Save the Children as the Lead Advisor for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging and was promoted to the role of Chief Diversity Officer in June 2021.  

According to the company's bio, she as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, "will continue to advance the DEI strategies already in place across the organization, from our DEI Council and Employee Affinity Groups to our continuously evolving training programs and more". 

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Worked As VP of Operations and General Counsel In Wilhelmina Models 

Marilee Fiebig has also utilized her law degree in the fashion world to help immigrant models. 

Prior to joining Save the Children, she worked as the vice president of operations and general counsel at Wilhelmina, one of the world's leading modeling and talent agencies. 

Appling to work in the United States is a long, anxiety-inducing process, and Fiebig joined the agency to ease their process. 

She also helped create the company's internal operations structure, dealing with staffing issues, contracts, and corporate litigation. 

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Marilee Fiebig 

She and her team would first review each model's portfolio before offering them a job and beginning the visa application process. 

"Because we're putting together a petition to prove that the model is, in fact, a model, they have to have the right type of work to show an established career," she says. 

Once all the paperwork is sorted out, she will collect documents from the model's previous photographers and casting director and make a presentation about why the model has to work for Wilhelmina and why he or she is "extraordinary." 

In addition, Fiebig Holmes also serves as a mentor for Unlock Her Potential, Sophia Chang's program that seeks to "provide mentorship for women of color."

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Marilee Fiebig? 

Marilee Fiebig is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million in late 2022. Her primary source of income is her career as an immigrant lawyer. 

She is a New York-based lawyer, and as per a reliable source, the average immigration attorney salary in New York is $89,023, but the range typically falls between $75,891 and $102,979. 

Salaries vary depending on factors such as education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years one has spent in the profession.

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Marriage With Good Morning America Co-Host T. J. Holmes

Marilee Fiebig and T. J. Holmes got married in March 2010 in a very intimate wedding ceremony. 

The couple is very private and has always tried to keep their relationship low-key until the affair scandal. 

In the midst of the scandal, Holmes' 2020 post about his tenth wedding anniversary went viral on social media. 

In the post, he admitted that he gave "plenty of reasons, excuses, and opportunities" to his wife to leave him but is very thankful that she did not. 

The host added that "asking her for another 10 years would be asking too much," calling 10 months "a stretch" and 10 weeks "lucky." 

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Marilee Fiebig and T. J. Holmes' Wedding Day

This was not the first time for T. J. to publicly express his love for his wife. He has frequently shared his love and admiration, including a letter for The in March 2014. 

He wrote:  

“In all I do, I have a partner looking out for me, advising me, keeping me on track, and stopping me from making a mistake, no matter how great or small". 

He also talked about being successful in terms of both money and personality since his marriage with the lawyer. 

“My family and I are closer, my individual net worth has gone up every year since we met, I’ve learned a second language, I’m healthier, I use the N-word less, I listen to Sunday church service more, I’m a better friend, I’m more forgiving than I used to be, I’m more involved in charitable work".  

Prior to Fiebig, Holmes was married to Amy Ferson. She is also a journalist who has worked as a political contributor and a conservative commentator for CNN. 

The former couple tied the knot in 2000 and officially divorced in 2007.

Good Morning America Hosts T. J. Holmes And Amy Robach And Their Scandalous Affair 

Longtime co-hosts, colleagues, friends, and admirers of Good Morning America’s Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes seem to be involved in a "consensual workplace love affair." 

As per the photos published by the Daily Mail on November 30, 2022, the duo, both married to other people, were seen romantically involved. 

In one photo, they were seen enjoying drinks and laughs at an NYC bar. In another snap, Holmes lightly touched Robach's backside as she was packing the car. 

In another image, Holmes and Robach were holding hands and being romantic. 

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T. J. Holmes and Amy Robach: co-workers turned lovers

Robach is married to Andrew Shue, an American actor best known for his role as Billy Campbell on the television series Melrose Place. 

The duo got married in 2010. They don't have children but are stepparents to five children: three sons from Shue's first marriage with floral designer Jennifer Hageney and two daughters from Shue's first marriage with Tim McIntosh. 

Both Holmes and Robach have disabled their social media accounts amid the scandal and have not commented on the public platform.

Are Marilee Fiebig And T. J. Holmes Heading For Divorce? 

Adultery is not something that is easily forgiven.

Amid the scandal, people are wondering if Fiebig and Holmes are separating. Well, as per the people, both T. J. and Amy have been separated from their respective partners since August 2022. 

In fact, they only started their relationship in August. People reported:

"This was two consenting adults who were each separated. They both broke up with their spouses in August within weeks of each other. The relationship didn't start until after that." 

People had started questioning Holmes and Fiebig's marriage when the former shared a cryptic quote via Instagram. 

He wrote: 

“End the relationship and cry once. It’s better than being with them and crying daily.”  

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Marilee Fiebig and T. J. Holmes

As per other sources, Holmes and his wife, Marilee, have had marital problems throughout the years, but they hit a rough patch last year, which caused Holmes to move out temporarily. 

Though the news host came back and tried to work on the marriage, it was short-lived, and he moved out for good. 

It was that time when he got close to Robach, who was also struggling with her marriage. 

Page Six reported that Robach and Holmes are "not ashamed" of their romance. 

The source said:   

“They’re not ashamed. They’re two consenting adults, who ended up loving each other". 

Few sources have affirmed that their relationships started only after separating from their respective partners. 

As of now, nobody has commented publicly. Amy's husband, however, has deleted all his pictures with his now-estranged wife on social media.

Daughter Sabine Holmes 

Fiebig Holmes and T. J. Holmes have a daughter named Sabine Holmes. She was born in 2013 and is nine years old. 

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Marilee Fiebig and T. J. Holmes' daughter Sabine Holmes

In one of her interviews, Fiebig talked about being a busy mom and how she manages her time with her kid.  

"I make sure I am dressed and ready before she wakes up, give her breakfast, and then walk her to school".  

She continued: 

"Even still, I feel like she and I are always scrambling to get out of the house. I love my walks with her because we talk about everything; it's nice to have that quality time together." 

She also became a stepmother to her husband's two kids from his previous relationship, Brianna and Jaiden. 

Husband T. J. Holmes: Age And Height 

T. J. Holmes was born Loutelious Holmes, Jr. on August 19, 1977, in West Memphis, Arkansas, U.S. As of now, he is 45 years old, and his estimated height is 172 cm. 

He earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arkansas.

Career Highlights

T. J. Holmes started his career at KSNF Channel 16 in Joplin, Missouri. He worked as a producer, assignment reporter, and weekend anchor. 

In the early 2000s, he worked at CBS affiliate KTHV in Little Rock as a general assignment reporter and at KNTV, the NBC O&O station in the San Francisco Bay Area, as an anchor. 

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T. J. Holmes

In 2006, Holmes joined CNN as a news anchor and correspondent. He co-hosted CNN's Saturday and Sunday morning shows with Betty Nguyen. 

During that time, he covered a number of significant events, including tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, and the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks from Ground Zero.  

Similarly, he covered the historic first papal visit to the United States of Pope Benedict XIV in 2008, the first stories from the survivors of US Airways Flight 1549, Saddam Hussein's execution, terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, attacks at the Glasgow Airport, and many more. 

Holmes left the channel in 2011 on Christmas Day. 

The same month, he joined BET Networks. He became the host of their new original series Don't Sleep, which will premiere on October 1, 2012, from 11 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

However, within two years, the show was canceled, and he left the channel. 

Later, Holmes joined MSNBC and has appeared on Weekends with Alex Witt and NewsNation with Tamron Hall. 

He also bravely returned to CNN when he anchored coverage of the George Zimmerman trial. 

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Good Morning America co-host T. J. Holmes

As of now, T. J. Holmes is associated with ABC News. He joined the network on September 26, 2014, on a freelance and temporary basis. 

He was the substitute host of the overnight news programs World News Now and America This Morning and filed reports for Good Morning America. 

Holmes was made the permanent co-anchor of World News Now on December 23, 2014, and on September 21, 2020, Holmes joined GMA: What You Need to Know as co-anchor.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of T. J. Holmes? 

According to the sources, T. J. Holmes' net worth is estimated at $3 million. His primary income source is his anchoring career. 

As one of Good Morning America‘s hosts, he is expected to earn a considerable amount of money, but not as much as other hosts of the show who have been working for a long time. 

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T. J. Holmes Net Worth

His co-host and alleged girlfriend, Robach, reportedly earns $1 million per year. Similarly, other GMA hosts such as George Stephanopoulos make an annual salary of between $15 million and $18 million. 

Also, Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan signed a four-year deal with ABC for $65 million in 2019, which amounts to between $15 million and $18 million each year.

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