Marilee Fiebig is the estranged wife of the Good Morning America co-anchor T.J. Holmes. As per multiple reports, T.J. and his wife Marilee Fiebig have pulled the plug on their relationship after 12 years of marriage.
After T.J. Holmes’ was snapped out and about in public with his Good Morning America co-anchor Amy Robach, the romance rumors of the pair began swirling in the air. The two of them were spotted holding hands in upstate New York. And now, the sources have confirmed the two of them are dating.
Robach tied the knot with Melrose Place star Andrew Shue in the year 2010, on the other hand, T.J. Holmes got married to Marilee Fiebig in the same year. A close source spilled the beans on Amy and T.J. Holmes romance to People magazine.
The insider told the media outlet, “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.”
T.J. and his wife Marilee Fiebig who walked down the aisle in March of 2010 are proud parents of a daughter named Sabine. Apart from this, Holmes is also a father to daughter Brianna and son Jaiden from his previous marriage to Amy Ferson. Read on to know everything about Marilee Fiebig, the wife of GMA anchor T.J. Holmes including her impressive background, work in law, and more.
Marilee Fiebig was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Marilee Fiebig was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country in Central Africa. It is the place where her mom is originally from. Her dad served in the Peace Corps. She is a lawyer by profession.
In an earlier interview with Marie Claire, Marilee talked about her childhood days and said, “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.”
Fiebig also told the magazine that her career in law is inspired by her experience moving to the United States. She went on to say, “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.”
Marilee Fiebig has an impressive college background
Let’s put some light on the educational qualifications of Marilee Fiebig. According to her bio on Unlock Her Potential, Fiebig Holmes graduated from the University of Michigan before acquiring her degree in law at Vanderbilt University Law School.
Marilee Fiebig is a mom of one
Yeah, you read that right. Marilee gave birth to her and T.J. Holmes first child together, in the year 2013. The pair welcomed their daughter Sabine in January 2013. After getting married to the Good Morning America co-anchor T.J. Holmes, she also became a stepmom to his two children from a previous relationship with Amy Ferson: Brianna and Jaiden.
In the same interview with Marie Claire, Fiebig discussed how her morning routine has changed as her daughter gets older. She told the publication, “I make sure I am dressed and ready before she wakes up, give her breakfast, and then walk her to school.”
The lawyer went on to say, “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.”
Marilee Fiebig is an immigration lawyer
Marilee Fiebig has a background in immigration law. Since June 2021, she has been serving as Chief Diversity Officer for Save the Children. In the past, she worked for several multinational companies, nonprofit organizations, and agencies.
As per her bio on the official website of the organization, “Marilee spent more than a decade practicing immigration law before she transitioned to the corporate world, committed to having a direct impact on the diverse range of talent embarking on opportunities in the U.S. and around the world.”
Marilee Fiebig has also worked in the fashion industry
Apart from her career as an immigration lawyer, Marilee has also tried to use her law degree in the field of fashion. As per her Instagram bio, she is a “Fashion and Entertainment Executive” and she has served as Wilhelmina Models’ VP of Operations and General Counsel, helping the modeling agency get models to the United States.
As of right now, Marilee has 7.8k followers on the social media platform Instagram. At the moment, she has more than 700 posts on her Instagram feed. Currently, her Instagram account is private. She has a black and white snap of herself set as her profile photo in her Instagram profile.
Her Instagram bio reads, “Chief Div. Officer @savethechildren; Immigration Lawyer, Fashion & Entmt Exec; Board of Trustees for @brooklynindependent; Mentor @unlockherpotential.”
According to a feature with Marie Claire, Fiebig, also “built out the company’s internal operations structure, dealing with staffing issues, contracts, and corporate litigation” through her position.
In the past, Marilee Fiebig worked at Roc Nation
Before working at Save The Children in the year 2021, Marilee Fiebig served as the Chief of Staff at JAY-Z’s entertainment agency, Roc Nation. As per her bio on Unlock Her Potential, she was the “CEO’s right hand on all Roc Nation platforms and business needs.”
Marilee Fiebig is a mentor for Unlock Her Potential
In addition to her work in law as well as fashion, Marilee Fiebig is also a mentor for Unlock Her Potential. According to the Instagram account of Unlock Her Potential, it is a program founded by Sophia Chang that seeks to “provide mentorship for women of color in the US & PR 18 yrs+.”
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