Who is Nichole Holmes? Meet Netflix show 'Marriage or Mortgage' host who is a former beauty queen

From winning hearts in 1995 to helping people find their forever homes, Nichole Holmes has had quite the career


                            Who is Nichole Holmes? Meet Netflix show 'Marriage or Mortgage' host who is a former beauty queen
Nichole Holmes hosts 'Marriage or Mortgage' on Netflix (@nicholeholmesrealty/ Instagram)
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Every couple hopes to have their dream wedding, surrounded by friends and family on a day that celebrates their love. Every couple also hopes to eventually find their dream home, a place where they can start and raise a family together and create memories to cherish for a lifetime. While we don't always get what we want, what if you had to make the ultimate choice - the perfect wedding or the ideal home?

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Brace yourself for Netflix's 'Marriage or Mortgage' where couples have to make the ultimate decision - spend their money on the perfect day or the perfect home. With wedding planning Sarah Miller takes out all the stops to make couples' wedding day special to Nichole Holmes stopping at nothing to find their forever homes, couples have to weigh their options and put their bond to the test as they pick what's right for them - the wedding or a house.

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So, who exactly is Nichole Holmes? Here's what we know about the realtor, mom and former Miss Illinois '95

She was Miss Illinois in 1995


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With her bright smile and charming personality, it really comes as no surprise that Holmes was crowned Miss Illinois and went on to represent the state in the 1995 Miss USA pageant. While she didn't win the title of Miss USA, she was the 2nd runner up and also won the most photogenic title. She was also the 2nd Miss Illinois to bag the second runner-up title, seeing that the last time that happened was in 1985.

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She worked in advertising and publishing before getting into real estate


As per Holmes' LinkedIn , she is currently affiliated with Parks Realty in Nashville, where she sells luxury homes and condos. Apart from this, she also freelances as a TV and media personality. She was the director of advertising for Sunshine Publishing Group, LLC, where she worked on a faith-based publication. She later joined Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC, where she was the on-site Sales Consultant at Terrazzo in The Gulch for 8 years, before she joined Parks.

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She is a doting mother



 

 

One glance at Holmes' Instagram and you'll know she's a hands-on mom to her adorable little girl, Arya. Despite her busy schedule, she makes sure to spend quality time with her daughter. By the look of it, Holmes and Arya's father Ali Frazmand, the owner of Printers Press, Nashville, currently co-parent their daughter together. 

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She adores her dogs



 

Holmes and her daughter seemed to have adopted quite a few rescues over the years. They've had a Great Pyrenees named Archies, a golden retriever by the name of Liza and Luke.

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All episodes of 'Marriage or Mortgage' will be available to stream starting Wednesday, March 10, 2021, only on Netflix.